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CONSTITUTION CHALLENGE. HAPPY CONSTITUTION DAY 2010!!! God Bless Mesa Grande Academy and america!. In honor of this historic day, we are going to test your smarts! See how many questions you can answer correctly – knowledge is POWER!. What year was the the Constitution signed??. 1787

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Constitution challenge
CONSTITUTION CHALLENGE

HAPPY

CONSTITUTION

DAY 2010!!!

God Bless Mesa Grande Academy and america!


In honor of this historic day, we are going to test your smarts! See how many questions you can answer correctly – knowledge is POWER!


What year was the the constitution signed
What year was the the Constitution signed?? smarts! See how many questions you can answer correctly – knowledge is POWER!

  • 1787

    B. 1791

    C. 1781

    D. 1776


Answer
ANSWER: smarts! See how many questions you can answer correctly – knowledge is POWER!

A. 1787


Who was called the father of the constitution
Who was called the “Father of the Constitution”? smarts! See how many questions you can answer correctly – knowledge is POWER!

  • George Washington

    B. Thomas Jefferson

    C. James Madison

    D. Benjamin Franklin


Answer1
ANSWER: smarts! See how many questions you can answer correctly – knowledge is POWER!

C. James Madison of Virginia, as he was preeminent in the actual contributions to the formation of the Constitution.


How many states were there when the constitution was signed

How many states were there when the Constitution was signed? smarts! See how many questions you can answer correctly – knowledge is POWER!

Fifty

Thirteen

Twenty Five

Thirty


Answer2
ANSWER: smarts! See how many questions you can answer correctly – knowledge is POWER!

B. Thirteen


Where in the constitution is the phrase separation of church and state

Where in the Constitution is the phrase “Separation of Church and State”

Article II

Article V

Amendment IX

No where


Answer3
ANSWER: Church and State”

D. No where! This phrase is NOT in the Constitution at all! Thomas Jefferson wrote that the 1st Amendment erected a “wall of separation” thought to mean that the government should not establish, support or otherwise involve itself in any sanctioned religion.


Which state did not send a deputy to the constitutional convention
Which State did not send a Deputy to the Constitutional Convention?

A. Virginia

B. Rhode Island

C. Connecticut

D. South Carolina


Answer4
ANSWER: Convention?

  • Rhode Island


How long did it take to frame the constitutio n
How long did it take to frame the Constitutio Convention?n?

A. 10 Days

B. 2 Months

C. 100 Days

D. 2 Years


Answer5
ANSWER: Convention?

C. It was drafted right around 100 days – or just over 3 months.


In what city was the constitution signed
In what city was the Constitution signed? Convention?

A. New York City

B. Philadelphia

C. Washington DC

D. Annapolis


Answer6
ANSWER: Convention?

B. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Who was the president of the constitutional convention
Who was the President of the Constitutional Convention? Convention?

A. Thomas Jefferson

B. James Madison

C. George Washington

D. Ben Franklin


Answer7
ANSWER: Convention?

C. George Washington, by unanimous vote.


What was thomas jefferson s role in the constitutional convention
What was Thomas Jefferson’s role in the Constitutional Convention?

A. Vice President

B. Not a part of the Convention

C. Secretary of State

D. Delegate from the Great State of Virginia.


Answer8
ANSWER: Convention?

B. Thomas Jefferson wasn’t a member of the Constitutional Convention. He was the American Minister to France at the time.



Answer9
ANSWER: Convention?

  • No, Georgie was Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army and was commanding them in New York at the time.


What party names were given to those who favored ratification and to tho se that opposed it
What party names were given to those who favored ratification and to those that opposed it?

A. Federalists and Confederalists

B. Republican and Democrat

C. Delegate and Condelegate

D. Federalists and Anti-Federalists


Answer10
ANSWER: ratification and to tho

D. Federalists favored ratification and Anti-Federalists opposed ratification.


The vote of how many states were needed to ratify the constitutio n
The vote of how many States were needed to ratify the Constitution?

  • Nine

  • Thirteen

    C. Ten

    D. Fifteen


Answer11
ANSWER: Constitutio

A. Nine


We all know love memorize the preamble to the constitution but how ma ny articles are there
We all know, love & memorize the Preamble to the Constitution… But how many Articles are there?

  • XXVII

  • XVII

    C. XVI

    D. VII


Answer12
ANSWER: Constitution… But how ma

D. VII or 7


How many amendments to the constitution are there
How many Amendments to the Constitution are there? Constitution… But how ma

  • VII

  • XXVII

    C. XVII

    D. XVI


Answer13
ANSWER: Constitution… But how ma

B. XXVII or 27


How many amendments have been repealed
How many Amendments have been repealed? Constitution… But how ma

  • 1

  • 2

    C. 0

    D. 3


Answer14
ANSWER: Constitution… But how ma

A. 1

Which one? The 18th (Prohibition).

Bonus: How is an amendment repealed?

(by passing another amendment)


Lightning round
LIGHTNING Constitution… But how maROUND



Answer15
ANSWER: amendment?

PRIVACY



Answer16
ANSWER: amendment?

THE

PEOPLE



Answer17
ANSWER: the?

ELECTORAL

COLLEGE


THANK YOU FOR PARTICIPATING – DON’T FORGET – YOU ARE VERY VERY IMPORTANT TO OUR POLITICAL PROCESS. DON’T FORGET TO REGISTER TO VOTE AND VOTE EVERY ELECTION!!!

HAVE A VERY SAFE TRIP, SENIORS!! We will miss you!


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