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21 Cards in this Set

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What are rules?
Things that people must or must not do.
Who was an African American woman who refused to give up her seat on a public bus?
Rosa Parks
Name the individual who was a lawyer who defended people at a time when not all people had equal rights. He was the first Black justice of the United States Supreme Court.
Thurgood Marshall
What does equality under the law, mean?
All people are treated fairly.
What are inalienable rights?
The rights every person has. The rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness; and equality under the law.
What are laws?
Rules people live by.
Why do we need a government?
It is necessary because they develop laws and protect the rights and property of individuals.
This holiday is observed in May. It is in recognition and respect for Americans who died in wars while they were serving their country. What is the name of this holiday?
Memorial Day.
Who develops the laws that protect the rights and property of individuals?
The government.
What are the benefits of diversity in our country?
Different types of food, clothing, and music.
What is the purpose of the government?
To make laws, carry out laws, and decide if laws have been broken.
What is a place where people live, work and play called?
A community.
What is a community?
A place where people live, work and play.
What is the name of the holiday which is in November, in recognition of and respect for Americans who served in the military called?
Veteran's Day.
What are the basic principles that form the foundation of a republican form of government?
The right to life liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
He was a African American minister who worked for equal rights for all people. He helpe bring about changes in laws through peaceful means.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Who wrote the Declaration of Independence, was born in Virginia and was the third President of the U.S.?
Thomas Jefferson.
Who was the U.S. President when the country was divided over the issue of equality for all people? (He helped free black slaves)
Abraham Lincoln
Who was the first President of the United States?
George Washington.
What is another word for a republican form of government?
Representative government.
What are the two basic principles of a republican form of government?
1) Equality under the law, and

2) Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.