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What do we call the letter to King George of Great Britain that stated the reasons for the American Revolution? The Declaration of Independence
What is the document that outlines our current government and its powers as well as specifies the rights of individuals and states? The U.S. Constitution
What is one of the rights we have if we do not think a law is fair? The right to petition the government.
What is Manifest Destiny? The belief that it was the United States' destiny to reach from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean.
What was the significance of the Louisiana Purchase? It doubled the size of the United States.
What was one of the reasons for the American Revolution? The colonists felt the British taxation was unfair because they had no representation.
What was the cause of the French and Indian war? Both the French and British wanted the Ohio River Valley.
Who is given the power that is not given to the federal government? The states
Why was the Bill of Rights added to the Constitution? To protect the rights of the citizens of the U.S.
Why did the Founding Fathers feel the need to replace the Articles of the Confederation with the US Constitution? The Articles of the Confederation was weak - the federal government could not collect taxes nor enforce laws enacted.
What did Nathan Hale mean when he said, "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country." He did not regret his actions and would do spy for Washington again if he could.
Which branch of the US government does the president need in order to pass the laws he suggests? the legislature
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