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First official government in America

Articles of Confederation

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Signed in 1787

Constitution

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Includes three branches of government

Constitution

3

Lists what the king did wrong

Declaration of Independence

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Had a Bill of Rights added

Constitution

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What document says that all men are created equal?

The declaration of independence

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What had a week federal government?

Articles of Confederation

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Explain reasons treason was being committed

Declaration of Independence

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Includes the preamble

Constitution

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Approved July 4, 1776

Declaration of independence

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Lists the powers of executive

Constitution

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What document said that you have the right to life liberty and the pursuit of happiness?

Declaration

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Stated America was free from the rule of Britain

Declaration of Independence

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Includes the 3/5 compromise

Constitution

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To approve

Ratify

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Government where people rule

Popular sovereignty

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To change

Amend

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List of freedoms the government will protect

Bill of Rights

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To charge a higher office holder with wrongdoing

Impeach

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Proposed law

Bill

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Settlement in which each side agrees to give up some of its demands

Compromise

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National in which voters elect representatives to govern them

Republic

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Government must follow the same rules for all citizens and trials

Due process

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To reject a bill passed by Congress

Veto

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Shared powers between the states and national government

Federalism

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Document that sets out the laws and principles of a government

Constitution