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document that describes the principles & laws of a country constitution
statement that declared the 13 colonies independent from British rule declaration of independence
philosophical movement marked by belief in science & logic enlightenment
member of Continental Congress, 4th president of United States James Madison
English philosopher who spoke against divine right of kings John Locke
state of being free from governmental or authoritarian control liberty
all future generations and people posterity
fundamental right to freely pursue joy pursuit of happiness
3rd president of US, co-authored Declaration of Independence Thomas Jefferson
rights that cannot be taken away or denied unalienable rights

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The Articles of Confederation Crossword

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the right to vote suffrage
a set of basic principles and laws that states the powers and duties of the government constitution
official approval ratification
set up a system for surveying and dividing western lands The Ordinance of 1785
was organized to create a national government Second Continental Congress
this document made the King subject to law Magna Carta
a philosophical movement that emphasized the use of reason to examine old ideas Enlightenment
the oldest state constitution still in effect Massachusetts constitution
this state allowed women to vote when it first joined the United States New Jersey
the only way to achieve liberty was through the separatio of governmental powers Montesquieu
a social contract existed between rulers and the people they ruled Locke
Under________only free white men that owned property could vote British rule
The new national constitution Articles of Confederation
created a system for bringing in new states to the Union Northwest Ordinance of 1787
_________________ was banned in the Northwest Territory slavery
Under the Articles of Confederation there was no___________________ president
he believed in religious freedom Thomas Jefferson

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Absolutism and Enlightenment part 1 Crossword

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Kings or queens who held all of the power within their states’ boundary Absolute Monarchy
The political belief that one ruler should hold all the power within the boundaries of a country Absolutism
The political parties idea that god created the monarchy and that the monarch acted as God’s representative on earth, so the monarch was answerable only to god, not to his subjects Divine Right of Kings
A new intellectual movement that stressed reason and thought and the power of the individual to solve problems, also known as the age of reason The Enlightenment
People hand over their rights to a strong ruler in exchange they gained law and order. Hobbes believed that by this people from different a government The Social Contract
The Enlightenment idea that political power came from the people’s consent to be lead Consent of the Governed
Social critics of France Philosophes
Enlightenment thinkers believed that truth could be discovered through reason or logical thought Reason
What is natural is also good and reasonable Nature
The philosophes rejected the medieval idea that people should find joy in heaven and urged people to seek happiness on earth Happiness
Stressed the idea that society and humankind could improve Progress
Freedom of the individual and basic rights of man ( life, liberty, and property Liberty

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US History Crossword Puzzle

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major ideas found in the US Constitution of limiting the power to tax and right to a fair trial Magna Carta
foundation for American government for freedoms such as freedom of speech and a trial by jury English Bill of Rights
written mostly by Jefferson to list the grievances against Great Britain and to declare independence from Great Britain DOI
Gave freedom to the slaves in all of the states 13th Amendment
required states to give citizenship to all citizens born in the US 14th Amendment
gave African American men the right to vote 15th Amendment
created a graduated income tax 16th Amendment
provided a direct election of senators 17th Amendment
gave women the right to vote 19th Amendment
ended poll taxes 24th Amendment
the right of 18 years old to vote 26th Amendment
document, which formed the first government of the US near the end of the American Revolution. States had more power than the national government. AOC
a document outlining the basic form and rules of the US government US Constitution
essays written by James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, and John Jay to support the ratification of the Constitution Federalist Papers
first 10 amendments to the Constitution guaranteeing individual liberties and due process Bill of Rights
peace plan issued by Wilson that called for freedom of the seas, reduction of armaments, and end to secret diplomacy. Important part was the creation of the League of Nations a national peaces organiz Fourteen Points
treaty that ended WW2. Was extremely harsh on Germany Treaty of Versailles
Declaration by Truman to economically assist any country fighting communism after WW2. The declaration marked the beginning of the Containment Policy Truman Doctrine

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Thomas Jefferson Crossword

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Jefferson was the first president to be inaugurated in _______________ Washington DC
Where Jefferson was born Shadwell
One of the co writers of the Declaration John Adams
Jefferson was born in the month of _______ April
The year the declaration was published was_________ 1776
The day the declaration was published was___________ July 4
The Louisiana Purchase was made in the year of______ 1803
to encourage others inspiration
someone who educates others educator
third__________ of the USA President
name of wife Martha
color of hair (wig) White
Year of death 1826
Profession before becoming Pres. Lawyer
Number of children Five
Vice President under __________ Aaron Burr
His face is on this Moutain Mount Rushmore
Minister of this country France
Secretary of state under this president Washington

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Alexander Hamilton Crossword

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Founding Father of the United states Hamilton
Served as the first president of the United States from 1789-1797 Washington
A Pamphlet written by Thomas Paine Common Sense
Conflict between Great Britain and its 13 colonies Revolutionary War
College in New York City that Alexander Hamilton attended Kings
Military camp where American Continental army spent winter 1777-1778 Valley Forge
Group formed after the outbreak of the Revolutionary War Continental army
Group of young, that Alexander joined, who met regulary Corsicans
Capital city of New York Albany
Series of essays wrote by Hamilton The continentalist
Commander of chief of Royal Irish army Cornwallis
Proposal for a bicameral legislative branch Virginia plan
French nobleman and general that played a major role in the 13 colonies Rochambeau
4th president and founding father james madison
James Madisons 4th vice president Clinton
Private Ivy League research university in New Jersey Princeton
rule or domination by the masses Moboracy
Capital of Connecticut Hartford
Principle author of the Declaration lndependence Jefferson
3rd vice president serving for Jefferson's first term Aaron Burr

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Unit 1: Government Vocab Crossword

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Government, All countries have some iteration of this concept
Principle, The United States is built off of these
Consent of the Governed, Permission of the people
Limited Government, Power influenced by the people
Rule of Law, Everyone must follow the laws and receive equal punishment
Democracy, Government picked by the people
Representative Government, Represents the people
Magna Carta, A document constituting a fundamental guarantee of rights and privileges
Charters of the Virginia Company of London, An English joint stock company established in 1606 by royal charter by King James I with the purpose of establishing colonial settlements in North America
Virginia Declaration of rights, A document drafted in 1776 to proclaim the inherent rights of men including the right to reform or abolish "inadequate" government
Declaration of Independence, The statement adopted by the Second Continental Congress meeting at the Pennsylvania State House (Independence Hall) in Philadelphia on 4 July 1776 which announced that the thirteen American colonies then at war with the Kingdom of Great Britain
Articles of Confederation, The first constitution of the United States ( November 15, 1777)
Virginia statute of religious freedom, A statement about both freedom of conscience and the principle of separation of church and state. Written by Thomas Jefferson and passed by the Virginia General Assembly on January 16, 1786
Constitution of Virginia, The document that defines and limits the powers of the state government and the basic rights of the citizens of the U.S. Commonwealth of Virginia
United States Constitution, A document that embodies the fundamental laws and principles by which the United States is governed.
Preamble, The introductory part of a statute or deed, stating its purpose, aims, and justification
Amend, To modify formally, as a legal document or legislative bill

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Ap Gov Chapter 2 Part 1 Crossword

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Anti-Federalists rose up as the opponents of the Constitution during the period of ratification. They opposed the Constitution's powerful centralized government, arguing that the Constitution gave too much political, economic, and military control. They instead advocated a decentralized governmental structure that granted most power to the states Anti-Federalists
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executive, no judicial, no power to tax, no power to regulate trade) Articles of Confed.
A formal statement of the fundamental rights of the people of the United States, incorporated in the Constitution as Amendments 1-10, and in all state constitutions. Bill of Rights
A system that allows each branch of government to limit the powers of the other branches in order to prevent abuse of power Checks and Balances
Compromise agreement by states at the Constitutional Convention for a bicameral legislature with a lower house in which representation would be based on population and an upper house in which each state would have two senators. Connecticut Comp.
The idea that government derives its authority by sanction of the people. Consent of the Governed
"The supreme law of the land." Written in 1787 at Philadelphia Convention to replace Articles of Confederation and create stronger central government. Outlines structure & power of 3 branches of national government. Oldest written constitution still in use (but amended 27 times plus myriad informal amendments). U.S Constitution
1776 statement, issued by the Second Continental Congress, explaining why the colonies wanted independence from Britain. Declaration of Ind.
A constitutional amendment originally introduced in Congress in 1923 and passed by Congress in 1972, stating that "equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of sex." Despite public support, the amendment failed to acquire the necessary support from three-fourths of the state legislatures. Equal Rights Amend.
Interest groups arising from the unequal distribution of property or wealth that James Madison attacked in Federalist Paper No. 10. Today's parties or interest groups are what Madison had in mind when he warned of the instability in government caused by these. Factions

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The Declaration of Independence Crossword

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To force Impel
To be provided Endowed
Wrongful seizures of power Ursurpations
Unlimited power Despotism
Oppressive power exerted by a government or ruler Tyranny
Soldiers hired to fight for a country that is not their own Foreign Mercenaries
Violation of trust Perfidy
Rebellions Insurrections
Asked formally for a correction of wrongs Petitioned for Redress
Generous spirit Magnanimity
Common ancestry Consanguinity
Consent to, to give in Acquiesce
Rightness Rectitude
Something that can't be taken away Unalienable
To be set free from obligation Absolved
Good judgement Prudence
To give up Abdicated
Lodging or housing Quartering
Causing dread Formidable
Unjustified authority Unwarrantable juris.

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Declaration of Independence Crossword

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Who has the first and the biggest signature on the Declaration of Independence? John Hancock
Who was the oldest person to sign the Declaration of Indepencence? Benjamin Franklin
Who wrote the Preamble? John Adams
Who was the last person to sign the Declaration of Independence? Matthew Thornton
What crime were the signers commit when they signed the Declaration Independence? Treason
How many people signed the Declaration of Independence 56
What year was the Declaration of Independence written? 1776
What was the age difference between the youngest and oldest signer? 44 years
What day celebrates the signing of the Declaration of Independence? July 4
Who wrote everything but the Preamble of the Declaration of Independence? Thomas Jefferson
How many days did it take to write the Declaration of Independence? 17 days
How many grievances were there in the List of Grievances? 27
How many signers were from England? Eight
Who helped write the Declaration of Independence but did not sign it? Robert Livingston
What was the average age of the signers? 45
What state had the most amount of signers? Pennsylvania
What state had the least amount of signers? Rhode Island
What day was the Declaration of Independence actually signed? July 2
What person was the List of Grievances written about? King George
How many colonies were there when the Declaration of Independence was written? 13
How many people who signed the Declaration of Independence became president? 2
What is the name of the opening statement of the Declaration of Independence? Preamble
What future president did not sign the Declaration of Independence? George Washington
Where was the Declaration of Independence signed? Philadelphia
Where was the Declaration of Independence during World War 2? Fort Knox
Who was the only person to live to the 50th anniversary of the signing? Charles Carroll
How many signers died on the 50th anniversary of the signing? Two
What city has the Declaration of Independence been in since December 12. 1952? Washington DC
What city rioted after George Washington read the Declaration of Independence in City Hall? New York City
How many signers were educated at Harvard University? Seven

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New Nation Crossword Puzzle

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first president George Washington
a group of advisers for the president cabinet
creation of three levels of federal courts Judiciary Act of 1789
an example precedent
wanted a big government merchants
wanted a small government farmers
the state of not supporting or helping either side in a conflict, disagreement, etc.; impartiality neutrality
conflicts involving another country Foreign conflicts
conflicts within the U.S. Domestic conflicts
second president John Adams
problems between U.S. and France after the French Revolution XYZ affair
an act granting the power to deport foreigners and made speaking out against the government illegal Alien and Sedition Acts
argued that the Alien and Sedition Acts were unconstitutional and interfered with state business Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions
third president Thomas Jefferson
the separation of voting ballots for president and vice president The Twelfth Amendment
an act that banned all trade with foreign countries Embargo Act
an act replacing the Embargo Act that banned trade with France, Britain, and their colonies Non-Intercourse Act
young Congressmen that took the lead in calling for war against Britain War Hawks
the state that 2 of the first 3 presidents were from Virginia
the state Adams was from Massachusetts
the first year Washington was inaugurated 1789
Jefferson's first vice president Aaron Burr
Jefferson's second vice president George Clinton
the year Adams was inaugurated 1797
the first year Jefferson was inaugurated 1801
lead explorers of the Louisiana Purchase Lewis and Clark
original owners of the Louisiana Purchase Spain
believe in loose interpretation of the Constitution Federalists
believe in strict interpretation of the Constitution Democratic-Republicans
the court case that established judicial rule, the power to declare an act of Congress unconstitutional, created more opportunities for checks and balances, and increased the power of the judicial branch. Marbury vs Madison

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