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Early Am. History. Article I. Article II & III. Potpourri I. Potpourri II. 100. 100. 100. 100. 100. 200. 200. 200. 200. 200. 300. 300. 300. 300. 300. 400. 400. 400. 400. 400. 500. 500. 500. 500. 500.

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  1. Early Am. History Article I Article II & III Potpourri I Potpourri II 100 100 100 100 100 200 200 200 200 200 300 300 300 300 300 400 400 400 400 400 500 500 500 500 500

  2. This term defines the division of power between a strong central government and the state.

  3. Federalism

  4. This was held to revise the Articles of Confederation.

  5. Constitutional Convention

  6. This compromise solved a dispute directly related to representation in the House of Representatives.

  7. The 3/5 Compromise

  8. This compromise established a formula for representation in Congress.

  9. The Great Compromise

  10. This legislation, passed under the Articles, set a precedent for other western territories by providing a method for the creation of new states.

  11. The Northwest Ordinance if 1787

  12. What body was directly elected by the people under the original Constitution?

  13. The House of Representatives

  14. The addition of this to Article I allows Congress the ability to meet the changing needs of American society

  15. The elastic clause

  16. The US government requires that this be taken every 10 years to determine the number of members that a state has in the House of Representatives

  17. census

  18. The power to impeach a federal official is given to this body.

  19. The House of Representatives

  20. Only Congress can coin this under the Constitution’s federal system.

  21. Money

  22. The US President can nominate individuals to vacancies in these positions.

  23. Supreme Court justices, ambassadorships, or cabinet positions.

  24. A presidential candidate must obtain 270 of these to win the election.

  25. Electoral votes

  26. The Supreme Court assumed this power that allows them to declare laws to be unconstitutional.

  27. Judicial Review

  28. When Woodrow Wilson met with world leaders he was acting as the US’s…..

  29. Chief Diplomat

  30. This presidential candidate won the popular vote but lost the electoral vote and the presidency.

  31. Al Gore

  32. The addition of this to the US Constitution addressed the Antifederalist’s criticism of the document by protecting citizens from the abuses of the federal government.

  33. Bill of Rights

  34. This freedom was listed in the 1st amendment to ensure democracy.

  35. Freedom of speech, press, assembly, or petitioning of the government.

  36. The term “supreme law of the land’ refers to this document.

  37. The US Constitution.

  38. This branch of government existed under both the Articles and the Constitution.

  39. Legislative

  40. Part of the unwritten constitution, these groups, like the NRA, influence governmental decisions by working to elect representatives who support their views.

  41. Lobbyists

  42. By creating 3 distinct branches, the founding fathers showed their belief in this.

  43. Separation of Powers

  44. When the President appoints a Supreme Court justice that must be approved by the Senate it is an example of this

  45. Checks and Balances

  46. The creation of the Presidential Cabinet and political parties are examples of this

  47. The unwritten constitution

  48. This group opposed the Constitution for it changed the balance of power between the state and federal governments.

  49. Antifederalists

  50. The US Constitution is a living document largely due to this process.

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