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Important Concepts Quiz 2/13/14

George Washington 1st president- 1789-1797
John Adams 2nd president- 1797-1801
Thomas Jefferson 3rd president- 1801-1809
James Madison 4th president- 1809-1817
John Quincy Adams 6th president- 1825-1829
Andrew Jackson 7th president- 1829-1837
Martin Van Buren 8th president- 1837-1841
James Monroe 5th president- 1817-1825
William Henry Harrison 9th president- 1841
John Tyler 10th president- 1841-1845
James Knox Polk 11th president- 1845-1849
Popular Sovereignty The people hold all the political power in this country; that government was created, and can be changed by the people. We exercise this through voting.
Republicanism Government in which the desires of people are represented in government by elected representatives.
Federalism Power of government is shared between the states; and national government
Separation of Powers Split the power of government into three branches
Checks and Balances Each branch makes sure the others are working the way they should
Limited Government Placed strict limits on government to protect the people
Individual Rights Rights that all citizens have that the government cannot take away (Bill of Rights)
New England Colonies Connecticut, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island
Middle Colonies New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware
Southern Colonies Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia
Created by: eabowman
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