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									                                        Unit Three
                                Ch. 7 Creating a Republic
                     Ch. 8 Government, Citizenship, and the Constitution

Vocabulary to know:                                       19. Founding Fathers
Chapter 7                                                 20. Republic
   1. Constitution                                        21. Habeas Corpus
   2. Bill of Rights
   3. Articles of Confederation                        Chapter 8
   4. Legislative Branch                                  1. Liberty
   5. Executive Branch                                    2. Popular Sovereignty
   6. Judicial Branch                                     3. Checks & Balances
   7. Northwest Ordinance                                 4. House of Representatives
   8. Shay’s Rebellion                                    5. Senate
   9. Constitutional Convention                           6. Bills
   10. James Madison (page 207)                           7. Electoral College
   11. Habeas Corpus                                      8. Supreme Court
   12. Separation of powers                               9. Appeal
   13. Federalists                                        10. Unconstitutional
   14. Anti Federalists                                   11. Veto
   15. Federalist Papers                                  12. Impeach
   16. Amendments                                         13. Elastic Clause
   17. Bill of Rights                                     14. Nineteenth Amendment
   18. Compromise
                                                          15. Twenty-sixth Amendment
                                                          16. Citizen
                                                          17. Patriotism
                                                          18. Civic Virtue

  Essential Understandings:
     1.   When the Constitution was ratified, Benjamin Rush commented, “We have
          become a nation”. List THREE reasons to support Rush’s comment. Explain in
          what way the United States was not a “nation” before the Constitution.
     2.   Explain how the Constitution is organized and how each part functions.
          Provide at least TWO examples or facts for each major division as support for
          your ideas.
     3.   What is the most important check Congress has on the President? Explain.
     4.   Explain why the framers of the Constitution developed a structure of
          government with three branches. Discuss how the system of checks and
          balances helps protect people’s rights.

								
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