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Word UPPPP Old White Dudes Oh Dang, That Happened? Events of the 1700's Branches of Government Odds and Ends
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What is a Compromise
An agreement made between two or more sides in which each side gives up some of what it wants
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Who is George Washington
Our first president of the United States
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What is the Treaty of Paris
Signed on September 3, 1783, this document was meant to make peace between the United States and Britain
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What is the Judicial Branch
Both the Supreme Court and the federal courts form part of this branch
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What is the Three-Fifths Compromise
This Compromise was to count each enslaved person as three-fifths of a free person for taxation purposes
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What is a Republic
A government in which citizens rule through elected representatives
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Who is James Madison
A Virginia Planter who contributed a lot of his ideas to the United States Constitution; was also known as the Father of the Constitution
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What is The Battle of Saratoga
General Burgoyne's army was forced to surrender during this event
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What is the Executive Branch
This branch carries out the laws
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Who is Thomas Jefferson
This historical figure said, "A little rebellion now and then is a good thing."
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What is Manumission
The freeing of individual enslaved persons
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Who is Daniel Shays
Led an angry mob of farmers who rebelled against state officials
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What is Common Sense
This piece of literature/propaganda was spread around colonial America and sparked a new desire for independence among the colonists
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What is Legislature/or The Legislative Branch
Composing of both the House of Representatives and the Senate, this branch is known as the "Lawmaking" Branch
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Who is MS. HARVEY!!!!!!!
This person is super mega awesome and is your favorite teacher in the whole school AND universe
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What is Bicameral
This type of legislature divides power between TWO houses
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Who is Alexander Hamilton
A New York Lawyer who proposed calling a convention in Philadelphia to discuss trade issues
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Who is Deborah Sampson
Moved by a sense of adventure, this woman disguised herself as a boy and enlisted in the army
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What is the Cabinet
A group of advisers to the president
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Who are the Quakers
Organized the first Anti-slavery movement
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What is Ratify or Ratification
To approve (in regards to lawmaking)
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Who is Roger Sherman
Suggested The Great Compromise
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What is July 4, 1776
On this date, the Declaration of Independence was signed
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What is The System of Checks and Balances
"To keep one branch from gaining too much power" is the purpose of this system
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What is The New Jersey Plan
The Concept of this plan of action was to keep the Confederation a one-house legislature, with one vote for each state




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