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Document that made the government too weak
Articles of Confederation
City and place where the Constitutional Convention was held
Philadelphia- Independence Hall
In which house of Congress does the size of the state determine how many representatives they have?
House of Representatives
What is a republic?
The type of government in which citizens rule, with no group having more power than any other
Home of George Washington
Mt. Vernon
Wife of George Washington
Martha
Who when asked what kind of government had been formed, he said,"A republic, if you can keep it."
Benjamin Franklin
Under which document did the government not have the power to tax.

Articles of Confederation or Constitution?
Articles of Confederation
What is the duty of the President?
Head of the government, sees to it that the laws are obeyed.
What power does Congress have?
The power to make our country's most important laws.
What is the job of the Supreme Court?
To judge whether or not the Constitution has been obeyed.
What are the two groups called which make up the Congress?
Houses
In which house of Congress does each state have 2 representatives regardless of the size of the state?
Senate
What is the highest court in the land?
Supreme Court
What happens on Inauguration Day?
The new U.S. President takes the oath of office.
The current location of the U.S. Capital
Washington D.C.
The first location of the U.S. Capital
New York
City and place where the Constitutional Convention was held
Philadelphia- Independence Hall
Document that made the government too weak
Constitution
Document that made our government too weak
Articles of Confederation
Document that our government still follows today
Constitution
Document that lists freedoms that can never be taken away from the American people
Bill of Rights
One of the men who planned the city of Washington.
Benjamin Banneker
Was also the first black American to write a scientific book.
The first President of the United States.
George Washington
Also the general of the Colonial Army
The 2nd President of the United States.
John Adams
George Washington's vice president
The most important worker at the Constitutional Convention.
James Madison