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  1. Chapter 7 Review

  2. Document that sets out the laws and principles of a government

  3. constitution

  4. What is the main part of the Legislative Branch?

  5. Congress

  6. What are the 3 branches of government?

  7. Legislative, Judicial and Executive

  8. Branch of government which makes the laws

  9. Legislative branch

  10. Document that lists freedoms the government promises to protect

  11. bill of rights

  12. What was our first Constitution called?

  13. Articles of Confederation

  14. Who is the main person in the Executive Branch?

  15. President

  16. Who had the most power under the Articles of Confederation?

  17. states

  18. The Articles of Confederation formed a __?___ alliance of states.

  19. The Articles of Confederation formed a loose alliance of states.

  20. What was the main problem of the Articles of Confederation?

  21. Congress was too weak

  22. Power of the Supreme Court to decide whether laws passed by Congress are Constitutional

  23. Judicial review

  24. What was the main positive impact of the Articles of Confederation?

  25. The division of land in the West (Land Ordinance (1785) and the Northwest Ordinance (1787))

  26. How many House members does a state have?

  27. It depends on their population. The more people in a state the more members in the House of Representatives.

  28. What was the original purpose of the Constitutional Convention?

  29. Revise the Articles of Confederation

  30. What is the main group in the Judicial Branch?

  31. Supreme Court

  32. Where was the Constitutional Convention?

  33. Philadelphia

  34. In what year did the Constitutional Convention take place?

  35. 1787

  36. Who was the President of the Constitutional Convention?

  37. George Washington

  38. How many justices are there in the Supreme Court?

  39. 9

  40. What is the job of the Judicial Branch?

  41. Make sure the laws are constitutional.

  42. Who was known as the “Father of the Constitution?”

  43. James Madison

  44. The __?__ Compromise called for a bicameral legislature and 3 branches of government.

  45. Great

  46. What was the compromise regarding slavery at the Constitutional Convention?

  47. 3/5ths Compromise

  48. The delegates to the Constitutional Convention decided to leave the slave trade alone for how many years?

  49. 20 years

  50. What Native American tribe served as a source of the Constitution?