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Final Jeopardy
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Who was President of the Constitutional Convention of 1787 in Philadelphia?
George Washington
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What document stated that all Virginians should have certain rights such as freedom of religion, freedom of the press, and the right to trial by jury?
Virginia Declaration of Rights
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What region is the Cumberland Gap located?
Valley and Ridge
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Where was the Constitutional Convention held?
In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1787.
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The Virginia Declaration of Rights and the Virgina Statue for Religious Freedom
What two documents served as models for the Bill of Rights?
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Who took detailed notes during the Constitutional Convention and had great compromising skills?
James Madison
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Which document served as a model for the First Amendment of the Constitution?
Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom
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Why were people moving west?
To look for large areas of land and new opportunities
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What was the purpose of the Constitutional Convention?
To discuss problems among the thirteen states.
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Who is called "Father of the Constitution"?
James Madison
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Which document served as a model for the Bill of Rights of the Constitution?
Virginia Declaration of Rights
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What drained minerals in the soil causing Virginians to look for new land to farm?
Tobacco farming
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What did all delegates at the Constitutional Convention want for the New Nation?
Create a government with laws and rights for the people
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Who was the first President of the US and often called the "Father of our Country"?
George Washington
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Which document stated that all people should be free to worship as they please and not be required to support any one church?
Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom
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What did Virginians take with them when they moved west?
Traditions, ideas, and cultures
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Who attended the constitutional convention?
Delegates from all the states except Rhode Island
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Who wrote the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom?
Thomas Jefferson
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Who is the author of the Virginia Declaration of Rights?
George Mason
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What is agriculture?
Farming, growing crops
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What is the Bill of Rights?
The first ten amendments to the US Constitution.
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