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Define the following:  Amendment

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Define the following:  Amendment


An official addendum to the US Constitution, or any other formal document.


Define the following:  Articles of Confederation

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Define the following:  Articles of Confederation


The Articles of Confederation or the AoC was our nations first official form of government, it made many weaknesses and few strengths.  1781-1788.


Define the following:  The Cabinet

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Define the following:  The Cabinet


The Cabinet is a group of Presidential Advisors consisting of jobs such as the Vice President, the Secretary of Defense, etc...


Define the following:  The Electoral College

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Define the following:  The Electoral College


The Electoral college is the group that officialy votes for the President.  These voters are called electors.


Define the following:  The Great Compromise, include a lot of details.

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Define the following:  The Great Compromise, include a lot of details.


The Great Compromise, or the Connetcuit Compromise is the combonation of the New Jersey and the Virginia Plans.  The New Jersey plan is represented with the Senate, where all states are given EQUAL representation.  The Virginia plan is represented with the House of Representatives, where each states representation is based upon their population.


What was the original intent of the Constitutional Convention, and where was it located?

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What was the original intent of the Constitutional Convention, and where was it located?


The original intent was to revise the AoC to strengthen the central government, it was located in Philadelphia.


How was the issue of slavery handled when considering the population of the South?

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How was the issue of slavery handled when considering the population of the South?


With the 3/5ths compromise.  3 out of 5 slaves counted towards the population for both representation and taxation purposes.


Who was the head of the Constitutional Convention?

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Who was the head of the Constitutional Convention?


George Washington who was also elected to the Presidency uniamously.


There were two groups associated with the Continental Congress, who were they?

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There were two groups associated with the Continental Congress, who were they?


The Federalist and the Anti-Federalist.


Why were many states refusing to ratify the constitution?

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Why were many states refusing to ratify the constitution?


They wanted to ensure their basic rights were protected with a Bill of Rights.  (States rights as well)


Who was the only President in history to not have a political party?

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Who was the only President in history to not have a political party?


George Washington.

 


Who was President during the Cuban Missle Crisis and was allegedly invovled in an affair with Marilyn Monroe?

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Who was President during the Cuban Missle Crisis and was allegedly invovled in an affair with Marilyn Monroe?


JFK

 


Who was the fattest American President?

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Who was the fattest American President?


William Howard Taft (#27) He weighed 340lbs.  (He went down to 270 during his presidency)


Which President was known for his skinny-dipping?

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Which President was known for his skinny-dipping?


John Quincy Adams (#6)


Which President had a wrestling record of 299 wins and 1 loss?

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Which President had a wrestling record of 299 wins and 1 loss?


Abraham Lincoln (#16)

 


Name three presidents who were assassinated.

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Name three presidents who were assassinated.


Abraham Lincoln, James Garfield, William Mckinley, John F. Kennedy.


This was the only President to have never been elected.

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This was the only President to have never been elected.


Gerald Ford (#38)

 

 


This President authorized the purchase of the Louisian Territory for only $15,000,0000 from Napoleon Bonaparte.

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This President authorized the purchase of the Louisian Territory for only $15,000,0000 from Napoleon Bonaparte.


Thomas Jefferson (#3)

 


Only President to win an election that was initially a tie.

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Only President to win an election that was initially a tie.


Thomas Jefferson (#3)


This person was President during Shay's Rebellion.

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This person was President during Shay's Rebellion.


No one, this was under the AoC and there was no president...


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George Washington


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Abraham Linclon (#16)


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John F. Kennedy (#35)


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Calvin Coolidge (#30)


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Harry Truman (#33)


List as many amendments as possible.  You have 3 minutes.  

 

Number and description must match in order for it to be counted, team with the most correct wins.


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List as many amendments as possible.  You have 3 minutes.  

 

Number and description must match in order for it to be counted, team with the most correct wins.


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