American History

From the American Revolution to the 20th century

Instructions: Each row makes one card. Cut along the double lines and fold along the single lines. Then glue or tape the sides together.

First president of the U.S.
George Washington
Declaration of ___ Signed in 1776
Independence
How many amendments does the constitution have?
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27
How many articles does the Constitution have?
7
Nickname for British soldiers during American Revolution
redcoats
First Continental Congress held in this city, which now holds the Liberty Bell
Philadelphia
First ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution
Bill of Rights
This nation assisted the colonists during the American Revolution
France
Event in Boston to protest taxes on tea
Boston Tea Party
What was the name of the United States first form of government?
The Articles of Confederation.
What are the two houses of Congress called?
Senate and House of Representatives
What was the 3/5 Compromise?
The decision at the Constitutional convention to count slaves as 3/5 of a person for the purpose of deciding the population and determining how many seats each state would have in Congress
Who was the main author of the Constitution?
Thomas Jefferson
What is the primary role of the Legislative Branch?
The role of the Legislative Branch is to create laws.(Congress)
What is the primary role of the Executive Branch?
The role of the Executive Branch is to enforce the law.(president)
What is the primary role of the Judicial Branch?
The role of the Judicial Branch is to interpret the law.(court systems)
How long is a member of the House of Representative's term?
2 years.
How long is a Senator's term?
6 years.
How long is a President's term?
4 years-the President can have 2 terms.
What are the three levels of government?
Legislative, Executive, and Judicial

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