Constitution Word Search
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Constitutional Convention
Articles of Confederation
Three Fifths Compromise
Alexander Hamilton
George Washington
Benjamin Franklin
Gouveneur Morris
Great Compromise
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James Madison
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Constitution Word Search

Constitution Word Search
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Articles of Confederation
Legislative Branch
Check and Balances
Independence Hall
Executive Branch
Thomas Jefferson
RevolutionaryWar
Judicial Review
Judicial Branch
AntiFederalists
New Jersey Plan
Bill of Rights
Virginia Plan
Supreme Court
James Madison
Philadelphia
Constitution
Federalists
Republican
Convention
Amendment
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Articles
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Ratify

U.S. Constitution Crossword Puzzle

U.S. Constitution Crossword Puzzle
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This Article states that the Constiution is the "Supreme Law of the Land"
The first 10 Amendments of the Constitution
A major source of income for the government
the introduction to the Constitution
changes made to the Constitution
This Article outlines how laws are made
This Article says that 9 states must ratify the Constitution
This Article explains how Amendments are made
This Article outlines the responsibilities of our President
This Article describes the branch of the government that is responsible for "interpreting the law"
There are Seven of these in the Constitution
The branch of government that houses the President and Vice-President
The branch of government that houses the Supreme Court
The branch of government that houses Congress

Constitutional Convention Crossword

Constitutional Convention Crossword
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Delegate to the Constitutional Convention from the state of Virginia; a leader in the fight against ratification who refused to sign the Constitution because it did not include a bill of rights.
Famous scientist and statesman; delegate from the state of Pennsylvania who lent his wit and wisdom to the Convention.
Delegate from Virginia who was the first recognized speaker at the Convention; he is credited with proposing the Virginia Plan.
Delegate from the state of New Jersey at the Convention who presented an alternative to the Virginia Plan that came to called the New Jersey Plan.
Delegate to the Convention from the state of New York he is credited with writing many of The Federalist Papers essays in 1788.
Delegate from Virginia who came out of retirement and was chosen as the president of the Convention.
Delegate who was elected in Virginia to attend the Convention but refused; he led the fight as an Anti-Federalist and would not vote for ratification of the Constitution unless it included a bill of rights. "He said he smell a rat in Philadelphia tending toward monarchy"
Chosen as the Secretary of Foreign Affairs for the Confederation Congress; he wrote some of The Federalist Papers.
Delegate from the state of Connecticut at the Convention who proposed the Great Compromise, which became the basis for the first 3 articles of the Constitution.
Massachusetts farmer who led a failed rebellion on a federal arsenal in an attempt to provide debt relief to farmers in his state.
Delegate from Virginia at the Convention who took thorough notes of the convention’s proceedings, his notes are the most detailed picture of what took place; he did most of the actual writing of the Constitution and is often referred to as the “Father of the Constitution.”

A more perfect union Crossword

A more perfect union Crossword
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Document stating how a government will operate
Government between central and constituent units
Three step process for new states
farmer uprising that showed governments were too weak
Meeting that threw out articles of consititution
First written plan
Represents the sate
Interprets laws
Makes laws
enforces laws
plan that set up to houses
plan for one house legislative branch
compromise for slave counts
favor national governemnt
federalists who were against consitution
believed common people made decsions
framer from pennsylvania
president of convention
"Father of constitution"
limits power of other branches
a change

Confederation to Constitution Crossword

Confederation to Constitution  Crossword
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A young governor of Virginia
Leader of the Annapolis delegates
Hero of the revolution and the leader of the Continental Congress Army
Famous Scientist and statesman
One of the ablest delegates
Serving as a ambassador to France
Was overseas and wrote a letter to home to encourage the delegates
Has been elected as a delegates for Virginia
Voiced the concerns of the small states
Credited with proposing the Great Compromise

Origins of American Government Crossword

Origins of American Government Crossword
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Consisting of two houses
A charter agreed to by King John of England that granted nobles certain rights and restricted the King's powers
A colony that was based on a grant of land by the English monarch to a proprietor, or owner, in exchange for a yearly payment
Colonies based on a grant of land by the British crown to a company or a group of settlers
An alliance formed in 1643 by the Plymouth, Connecticut, Massachussetts Bay, and New Haven colonies in order to defend themselves from threats posed by Native Americans and by settlers from near by Dutch colonies
First Plan for uniting the colonies, proposed by Benjamin Franklin
Law passed by English parliament that required a government tax stamp on paper goods and all legal documents
A meeting of colonial delegates in Philidelphia to decide how to respond to the abuses of authority by the British government
A declaration of citizen's rights issued by the Virginia Convention
The document that created the first central government for the United States. It was replaced by the Constitution in 1789
Formally approved
Legislation passed by Congress to establish a plan for settling the North West territory
Delegates of Constitutional Convention who developed the framework for the government and wrote the Constitution
The plan for government in which the national government would have supreme power and a legislative branch would have two houses with represenatives determined by state population
A proposal to create a unicameral legislature with equal representation of states instead or representation by population
An agreement worked out at the Constitutional Convention established that a states population would determine representation in the lower house of legislature, while each state would have equal representation in the upper house
Group of people who supported the adoption of the U.S. Constitution and a strong national government
Group of people who opposed the adoption of the Constitution
The pen name that the framers Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay used when writing the Federalist Papers
The first ten ammendments to the U.S. Constitution concerning basic individual liberties

The Articles of Confederation Word Search

The Articles of Confederation Word Search
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english bill of rights
Great Compromise
New Jersey plan
land ordinance
Virginia plan
confederation
daniel shays
ratification
constitution
magna carta
federalism
rebellion
congress
articles
suffrage

Federalist Era Crossword Bonus

Federalist Era Crossword Bonus
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Who was the first Chief Justice of the Surpream Court?
Happens every ten years to count the population that decided how many representatives a state receives?
Who was Washington's Treasurer?
The colonists realized that the Articles of Confederation were what?
These had to be in the constitution for some states to ratify it?
A deal made between Hamilton and Madison that gave the national government the consumption of the state debt and moved the capitol south.
A compromise between the Virginia and New Jersey Plans.
Washington made a no note policy at this convention.
Hamilton used the ____________________ when he wanted a national bank.
There was a peaceful transfer of power when Jefferson became President. What was it called?
The ______________ college elected the President and Vice President.
There were 85 of these written by Madison, John Jay, and Alexander Hamilton.
Who did we not sign a treaty with?
Who set a lot of precedents for the future of the U.S. government?
Who was Washington's Secretary of State?
Who was Washington's Secretary of War?
Who was Washington's Attorney General?
Treaty that was not popular and signed with Great Britain.
Treaty that was popular and signed with Spain.
who was the second President?
What created all the courts?
Land Ordinance of 1785 split land up into ____________.
The National Government watched this rebellion.
The National Goverment stopped this rebellion.
What gave the Federalist a power boost?

The Constitutional Convention Word Search

The Constitutional Convention Word Search
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Articles of Confederation
Three Fifths Compromise
New Jersey Plan
Bill of Rights
representative
Roger Sherman
Virginia Plan
large states
small states
Constitution
population
government
Convention
Washington
delegates
drafters
Congress
approve
propose
freedom
debate
rights
Senate
North
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amend
vote

Constitutional Convention Word Search

Constitutional Convention  Word Search
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Constitutional Convention
Articles of Confederation
Three Fifths Compromise
The Great Compromise
The New Jersey Plan
Legislative Branch
The Virginia Plan
George Washington
Executive Branch
Thomas Jefferson
Judicial Branch
US Constitution
James Madison
Philadelphia
Amendment