Jeopardy. Choose a category. You will be given the answer. You must give the correct question. Click to begin. Firsts. Acts. Terminology . Forms of Government. Reasons. Draw that Connection. 20 Point. 20 Point. 20 Point. 20 Point. 20 Point. 20 Point. 40 Points.
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Choose a category.
You will be given the answer.
You must give the correct question.
Click to begin.
The first sign of representative government in the colonies, it had 22 members.
What is the House of Burgesses?
The Mayflower Compact represented the first true form of “this” in the 13 colonies.
What is self government?
The English Bill of Rights stated
that the King could not enact
new taxes without first gaining
the consent of “this” political
What is Parliament?
Some say that this “heritage” first
set the scene for morality
and accountable government.
What is the Judeo-Christian
The first full sentence of the Declaration of Independence.
What is “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all people are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. — That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, — That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness?”
“These” Acts placed taxes on common products that were imported into the 13 colonies such as tea, glass, lead, paper, and paints.
What are the Townshend Acts?
The Sugar Act put a tax on this sweet substance.
What is Molasses?
England enacted the Navigation Acts to tighten its control over “this”.
What is colonial trade?
The Stamp Act angered many colonists because it placed a tax on all of “these”.
What are official documents and publications?
Name the term that is depicted
in the following image and
describe its meaning.
What is Eurocentric?
A term for the type of warfare used by Native Americans and adopted by colonial militia.
What is Guerilla Warfare?
A term for individuals enlisted in the colonial militia that could be ready to fight in 60 seconds.
What are Minute Men?
These Acts united the colonists against Britain.
What are the Intolerable Acts?
The term “patriot” refers to what kind of individual.
What is a colonist that is loyal to America and the idea of American independence?
To protest both England’s refusal to grant colonial representation in parliament and ridiculous taxes, colonists enacted one of “these” as a form of protest. Won’t be buying anything from those Brits for a while.
What is a Boycott?
Every white male property owner
gets a vote in “this” form of
government developed by
the Ancient Greeks.
What is direct democracy?
An absolute monarch has “this” kind of authority over the government. Better not mess with one.
What is total and complete?
King George III was an example of “this” term for a royal ruler not, to be mistaken for a butterfly.
What is a monarch?
The leader of an absolute
monarchy might turn into a real
one of “these” if he starts
abusing all of his power.
What is a tyrant?
A republic is a form of
government in which people
elect “these” to do “this.”
What is a representative to represent them.
The reason that Africans were originally brought to America and the West Indies.
What is slavery and/or slave labor?
The reason that the English began to enact so many new taxes on the colonists in the 1760s and 1770s.
What is to pay for the French and Indian War/Seven Years’ War?
Economic, political, Religious...All reasons for “this.”
What are reasons for immigration to Colonial America?
The Declaration of Independence
listed specific reasons for “this.”
What is Separation and/or
Independence from Britain?
What is the Tea Act and the English monopoly on Tea and the lack of choice available in Colonial America.
Parliament has two houses and can be considered the grandfather of what legislative body that also has two houses and currently serves citizens in the United States.
What is Congress?
“This” American document that
identifies the first ten
amendments to the Constitution
can be considered the grandson
of an English document that
was written in 1689.
What is the Bill of Rights?
“Don’t step on a crack or
break a mirror.” These
superstitions might still carry
some weight if “this” historic
step on the Road to Democracy
had never occurred.
What is the Enlightenment?
If modern day Americans were
not satisfied with the
performance of their
government, they could “alter
or abolish it” by taking
What is voting?
The political, social, and economic differences that became apparent in the debate over independence between the Northern and Southern colonies foreshadowed “this” horrific event that took place in America nearly 90 years later.
What is the American Civil War?
Make your wager
Final Jeopardy Topic:
“This” founding father stated that “We’ve spawned a new race here…Rougher; simpler; more violent; more enterprising; less refined. We’re a new nationality. We require a new nation.”
Who is Benjamin Franklin?