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The first 10 Amendments
  of the Constitution




What is the Bill of Rights?




                              Row 1, Col 1
       Articles of Confederation




What was our country’s first Constitution?




                                             1,2
    The right to vote




What is suffrage?




                        1,3
               Keeps any branch of
            Government from becoming
                  too powerful




What is the purpose of the checks and balances system?




                                                         1,4
 The Great Awakening and Enlightenment




What movements influenced ideas
   for America’s government?




                                         2,1
      An official change




What is an amendment?




                           2,2
     A 2/3 majority of Congress




A proposed amendment must have
  what kind of agreement/vote?




                                  2,3
               Citizen’s rights




What rights do the Bill of Rights protect?




                                         2,4
 A sharing of powers between
states and national government




What is federalism?



                                 3,1
     Official approval




What is ratification?




                         3,2
A tax on imports or exports




What is a tariff?




                              3,3
      The Articles of Confederation
did not give the government enough power




   Why did we need a new Constitution?




                                           3,4
Executive (President) rejection
          of the bill




    What is a veto?




                                  4,1
                 Three




How many branches are in our government?




                                           4,2
          Magna Carta, English Bill of
Rights, Virginia’s Statute for Religious Freedom




 What documents influenced ideas
   for America’s government?




                                                   4,3
      By ¾ of the states legislature




An amendment must be ratified by
  what kind of agreement/vote?




                                       4,4
         The President can veto the law




How can the Executive branch override a
new law created by the Legislative branch?




                                          5,1
          With a 2/3 majority vote over
              the President’s veto




How can the Congress reverse a President’s decision?




                                                       5,2
          Congress/Legislative Branch




Who is responsible for proposing and passing laws?




                                                     5,3
          George Washington




Who served as the president of the
   Constitutional Convention?




                                     5,4

				
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