Government Formation
Founding Principles
Amendments
Legislative Branch
Executive Branch
100

Theory that one person or group of people took control over an area

Force Theory

100

This document was the first government document of the United States.

What is the Articles of Confederation?

100

This amendment protects freedom of speech.

What is the 1st Amendment

100

What Article of the Constitution creates the legislative branch?

What is Article I?
100
A president must be at least this many years old.

What is 35?

200

Theory that government "evolved" out of the family unit

What is Evolutionary Theory?

200

The Articles of Confederation required this many states to ratify it in order to go into effect.

What is 13?

200

This amendment prevents unreasonable government searches and seizures.

What is the 4th Amendment?

200

Which house of Congress contains more people?

What is the House of Representatives?

200

This article of the Constitution creates the Executive Branch.

What is Article II?

300

Philosopher who developed and explained the Social Contract Theory.

Who is John Locke?

300

This founding plan proposed by the colony/state of _____________ would have resulted in all Congressional representation to be based on state population.

What is Virginia?

300

This Amendment says criminal defendants have a right to legal counsel.

What is the 6th Amendment?

300

Members of the Senate must be at least this age.

What is 30?

300

This role of the President is focused on foreign policy.

What is Chief Diplomat?

400

Two modern forms of government are democracy and _________________.

What is dictatorship.

400

This group supported Constitutional ratification.

What are the Federalists?

400

The case of Gideon v. Wainwright was based on what amendment?

What is the 6th Amendment?

400

This is the total number of representatives in the House.

What is 435?

400

This role of the President is focused on comforting the nation in time of crisis and being a fellow citizen, like other Americans.

What is Chief Citizen?

500

_______________ gave kings the right to rule from birth according to this theory of government formation.

Who is God?

500

This rebellion made George Washington and other founders concerned about the health of the government under the Articles of Confederation.

What was Shays' Rebellion?

500

This amendment prevents cruel and unusual punishment.

What is the 8th Amendment?

500
This is where most work in Congress takes place.

What are committees?

500

This is the number of electoral college votes a candidate must receive in order to be elected President.

What is 270?

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