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  1. Welcome! The Topic For Today Is… The Constitution!!!

  2. The Constitution

  3. The Amendments: 200 • Question: • What does the 19th amendment grant? • Answer • Women’s voting rights Back

  4. The Amendments: 400 • Question: • What is the fifth amendment? • Answer • No person shall be held to answer for capital or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indication of a grand jury. (I plead the 5th) Back

  5. The Amendments: 600 • Question: • Which amendment protects you from quartering soldiers? • Answer • The third amendment Back

  6. The Amendments: 800 • Question: • Which amendment protects the Voting Age from being raised? • Answer • The 26th amendment Back

  7. The Amendments: 1000 • Question: • Name five amendments out of the Bill of Rights • Answer • 1st – Freedom of Religion, Speech, Press, and assembly • 2nd – Right to bear arms • 3rd – Freedom from quartering troops • 4th – No search and seizures without a warrant • 5th- The right not to answer for capital crime • 6th – Right to a speedy, public trial • 7th- Trial by Jury in Civil Cases • 8th – No excessive bail or fines • 9th – Rights of people shall not be denied • 10th – Powers of States and People Back

  8. The Constitution: 200 • Question: • How many senators per state are allowed in the Senate? • Answer • Two senators per state Back

  9. The Constitution: 400 • Question: • What is the role of the Vice President? • Answer • To be the President of the Senate, but have no vote, unless it is divided evenly Back

  10. The Constitution: 600 • Question: • What is the minimum age for a member of the House of Representatives? And how many years must he be a citizen to be in the House? • Answer • 25 years old, 7 years Back

  11. The Constitution: 800 • Question: • What were the purposes of the Constitution? (5) • Answer • 1. Establish Liberty • 2. Create Appropriate Structures • 3. Describe and Dispute Power • 4. Limit Government Powers • 5. Allow for Change Back

  12. The Constitution: 1000 • Question: • What is the purpose of the electoral college? • Answer • They are people chosen by the state to vote for the president, so the people wouldn’t out vote the upperclass Back

  13. Branches and Powers: 200 • Question: • What are the three branches of government? • Answer • The legislative branch, the judicial branch, and the executive branch Back

  14. Branches and Powers: 400 • Question: • What was the system put in place to keep the branches from dominating each other? • Answer • Checks and Balances Back

  15. Branches and Powers: 600 • Question: • What are the powers of the executive branch? • Answer • Commander and chief of the armed forces, responsible for enforcing laws written by congress, appoints the head of federal agencies Back

  16. Branches and Powers: 800 • Question: • What are the powers of the legislative branch? • Answer • Authority to declare wars and make laws, right to confirm or reject presidents appointments, and substantial investigative powers Back

  17. Branches and Powers: 1000 • Question: • What are the powers of the judicial branch? • Answer • Settle disputes between states, review appealed district court cases, determine whether or not amendments are unconstitutional. Back

  18. Problems and Compromises: 200 • Question: • What was the Great Compromise? • Answer • It was Roger Sherman’s idea of a two-house Congress; one based on population, and one with a set number of people per state. Back

  19. Problems and Compromises: 400 • Question: • What was the Three-Fifths Compromise? • Answer • It counted three-fifths of the slave population to count for the state’s population. Back

  20. Problems and Compromises: 600 • Question: • Who were the Federalists? • Answer • Supporters of a balance of powers in the new government Back

  21. Problems and Compromises: 800 • Question: • Who were the writers of The Federalist and what name was it published under? • Answer • James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, and John Jay wrote The Federalist, under the pseudonym Publius Back

  22. Problems and Compromises: 1000 • Question: • How many months did it take to create the Constitution? • Answer • About 4 months. Back

  23. Misc.: 200 • Question: • Who was the first state to ratify the Constitution? • Answer • Delaware Back

  24. Misc.: 400 • Question: • Who were Antifederalists? • Answer • They were people who opposed having a strong central government (aka against the Constitution) Back

  25. Misc.: 600 • Question: • What was Shays’s Rebellion? • Answer • 1200 people, led by Daniel Shays, marched on an arsenal on Springfield. Back

  26. Misc.: 800 • Question: • What was the previous form of government before the Constitution? • Answer • The Articles of Confederation Back

  27. Misc.: 1000 • Question: • Who were the two presidents ever to be put through the impeachment process? • Answer • Bill Clinton, and Richard Nixon Back

  28. Bonus Question: 5000 pts. • Question: • Recite the Preamble • Answer • … • We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America. Back

  29. Daily Double The Winner Of The Last Round Write Down How Much Money You Are Willing To Risk If You get the Question write you win that money If you get it wrong you Loss the money!

  30. Daily Double The Winner Of The Last Round Write Down How Much Money You Are Willing To Risk If You get the Question write you win that money If you get it wrong you Loss the money!