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Ratifying the Constitution Signing the Constitution Delegates to the Constitutional Convention The Work Begins Writing the Constitution The Great Compromise Bill of Rights Powers of the Federal Government The Three Branches of Government Checks and Balances Amendments Women - The Right to Vote

Powers of the Federal Government

Concentration - Constitutional System of Government http://www.quia.com/cc/67694.html
Review of basic governmental principles Try to uncover matching pairs of cards.

Flashcards - Constitutional System of Government http://www.quia.com/jfc/67694.html
Review of basic governmental principles Click on the flashcard to flip it over. Press Other Side on Top to start showing the reverse sides of the flashcards first. Press Remove Card to remove the current card from the deck. Press Try Again Later to keep the current card in the deck and try it again later. Press Restart to put all the cards back in the deck.

Matching - Constitutional System of Government http://www.quia.com/mc/67694.html
Review of basic governmental principles. Find the matching squares.

Separation of Powers and Checks and Balances
http://www.education-world.com/a_tsl/archives/00-1/lesson0014.shtml
Lesson Plan and Activities - Recognize the importance of understanding how the separate powers of the three branches of government work together, in a checks and balances system, to form a single unit of government.

The U.S. Constitution Power Grab Game
http://rims.k12.ca.us/power_grab_game/
This activity will increase your knowledge of the Constitution and it's fundamental ideas: checks and balances, separation of powers, Bill of Rights and amendments. When finished you will be able to: identify the three branches of American government, describe the function of each branch of government, explain how the "checks and balances" system functions to protect the individual citizen from illegal power hungary politicians, describe how each branch of government is "separate" in its powers to the other branches of government, and explain how the amendments to the Constitution function today.

Word Search - Constitutional System of Government http://www.quia.com/ws/67694.html
Review of basic governmental principles Find the hidden words in the grid. The terms below the grid are clues to help you find the hidden words. Words can appear horizontally, vertically, or diagonally; forwards or backwards. Press Answers to see where all the terms are hidden.

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In addition to their exclusive powers, both the national government and state governments share the power of being able to: collect taxes, build roads, borrow money, establish courts, make and enforce laws, charter banks and corporations, spend money for the general welfare, and take private property for public purposes, with just compensation.

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