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1
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Secretary of homeland security
A
Johnson
2
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Secretary of State
A
Kerry
3
Q
Chief Justice
A
Roberts
4
Q
5 responsibilities of a citizen
A
Obey laws
Pay taxes
Get an education
Adult males must serve in time of war
Take part in judicial process
5
Q
6 purposes of constitution
A
Form a more perfect union
EstBlish justice
Insure domestic tranquility
Provide for the common defense
Promote the general welfare
Secure the blessing so liberty to out delves and our posterity
6
Q
5 weaknesses of articles
A
A unicameral government
13 out of 13 votes to amend laws
Couldn't protect individual properties
Couldn't tax or raise armies
7
Q
5 things the land ordinance said
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Land divided into 6 mi2 townships and into 36 sections
One section set aside for public education
Mo less than 3 states and no more than 5
No less than a dollar an acre
Garaunteed religious freedom, freedom of speech, trial by jury, promised christian education, and no slavery
8
Q
Father of constitution
A
James madison
9
Q
Great compromise provided
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Bicameral government
10
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Number of in coming congress
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114
11
Q
Place and date of constitutional convention
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May 25, 1787 Philly
12
Q
Explain 3/5 compromise
A
Every 3/5 slaves are represented for taxation and representation
13
Q
Who wasn't at the convention
A
Thomas Jefferson
14
Q
Power of the common people
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Democracy
15
Q
Science of government
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Politics
16
Q
Federalist
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In favor of constitution
17
Q
Confederacy
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Firm league of friendship
18
Q
Electors
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Chosen people to elect
19
Q
Anti federalist
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Opposed constitution
20
Q
Senate
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Lower house
21
Q
Congress
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Upper house
22
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Secretary of defense
A
Carter