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Title: Welcome to Mrs. Ferguson


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Welcome to Mrs. Fergusons Class . . .
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Jeopardy
Oakland Elementary Edition
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Geography
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Constitution
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Civics
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Government
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Miscellaneous
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Miscellaneous 2
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Jeopardy
Geography
Constitution
Civics
Government
Miscellaneous
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Final Jeopardy
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100 Question Geography
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100 Answer Geography
  • A. Southeast

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200 Question Geography
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200 Answer Geography
  • A. Midwest

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300 Question Geography
  • The physical environment affected the lives of
    Native Americans. Which one of the following
    statements best describes the life of the Native
    Americans of the Pacific Northwest?
  • They hunted buffalo and deer on the plains.
  • They hunted cattle and goats.
  • They fished the coast, rivers, and lakes.
  • They grew corn and squash in the fields.

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300 Answer Geography
  • C. They fished the coast, rivers, and lakes.

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400 Question Geography
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400 Answer Geography
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500 Question Geography
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500 Answer Geography
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100 Question Constitution
  • The right of people to say what they believe is
    protected by the Bill of Rights. Which of the
    following is an example of freedom of speech?
  • The government decides which church people can
    attend.
  • People can travel freely from one state to
    another.
  • The government decides when people can gather to
    protest.
  • People can state their views on candidates for
    elected office.

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100 Answer Constitution
  • D. People can state their views on candidates for
    elected office.

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Daily Double
Daily Double
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Daily Double Question
  • The Constitution of the United States includes
    the idea of federalism. What does this mean?
  • The branches of government can check and control
    each other.
  • The Constitution can be changed by adding
    amendments.
  • The powers are divided between the different
    branches of government.
  • The powers are divided between the federal
    government and the state governments.

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Daily Double Answer
  • D. The powers are divided between the federal
    government and the state governments.

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300 Question Constitution
  • In 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his
    I Have a Dream speech in Washington, D.C. This
    was an example of
  • freedom of religion.
  • freedom of speech.
  • freedom of petition.
  • freedom of the press.

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300 Answer Constitution
  • B. freedom of speech.

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400 Question Constitution
  • The Bill of Rights is what we call the first ten
    amendments to the Constitution of the United
    States. Why were they added?
  • They were added to explain the powers of the
    state governments.
  • They were added to limit the influence of Great
    Britain.
  • They were added to extend the right to vote to
    all Americans.
  • They were added to guarantee basic freedoms to
    Americans.

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400 Answer Constitution
  • D. They were added to guarantee basic freedoms to
    Americans.

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500 Question Constitution
  • Which document is an addition to the U.S.
    Constitution that gives people many personal
    freedoms?
  • Bill of Rights
  • Gettysburg Address
  • Emancipation Proclamation
  • Declaration of Independence

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500 Answer Constitution
  • A. Bill of Rights

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100 Question Civics
  • In the 1970s, gas prices in the United States
    went up. The federal government decided to pass a
    law to lower the amount of gas used. People were
    required to
  • drive only small cars.
  • walk or ride a bus to school or work.
  • drive slower with lower speed limits.
  • purchase and use electric cars.

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100 Answer Civics
  • C. drive slower with lower speed limits.

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200 Question Civics
  • Which of the following is the BEST example of
    good citizenship?
  • going to college
  • obeying the speed limit
  • owning a new car
  • living in a house

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200 Answer Civics
  • B. obeying the speed limit

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300 Question Civics
  • The school has rules about leaving before the end
    of the school day. Which of the following is an
    example of a student following rules?
  • Terry leaves the school early and simply walks
    out the door.
  • Terry tells a friend that she is leaving the
    school early that day.
  • Terry has a doctors appointment and signs out in
    the office.
  • Terry writes a note saying she is leaving early
    and gives it to a friend.

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300 Answer Civics
  • C. Terry has a doctors appointment and signs out
    in the office.

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400 Question Civics
  • The members of Congress are considering passing a
    law lowering the speed limit on highways. You do
    not think this is a good law. As a citizen, what
    would be the most effective action you could
    take?
  • Write to your mayor and tell him/her your views.
  • Contact the head of the highway department and
    tell him/her your views.
  • Write to your city council and tell them your
    views.
  • Contact your members of congress and tell them
    your views.

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400 Answer Civics
  • D. Contact your members of congress and tell them
    your views.

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500 Question Civics
  • The number of people killed in car accidents has
    increased. Because of this, many state
    governments have passed laws to lower the number
    of deaths. One law is that people should
  • drive only large cars that are safer.
  • wear seat belts when riding in a car.
  • drive only cars that get good gas mileage.
  • wear glasses when riding in a car.

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500 Answer Civics
  • B. wear seat belts when riding in a car.

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100 Question Government
  • The Congress of the United States represents
    which branch of government?
  • judicial
  • international
  • legislative
  • executive

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100 Answer Government
  • C. legislative

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200 Question Government
  • The Congress of the United States is divided into
    two chambers (houses). They are the House of
    Representatives and the
  • Supreme Court.
  • Senate.
  • Cabinet.
  • United Nations.

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200 Answer Government
  • B. Senate.

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300 Question Government
  • The United States government is divided into
    three branchesexecutive, legislative, and
    judicial. Each branch can check the other
    branches, keeping a balance of power among them.
    Which of the following is an example of the
    executive branch checking the legislative branch?
  • The President vetoes a bill from Congress.
  • The President states that a law is
    unconstitutional.
  • The Congress overrides the Presidents veto.
  • The Supreme Court states that a law is
    unconstitutional.

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300 Answer Government
  1. The President vetoes a bill from Congress.

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400 Question Government
  • Who is the U.S. government has the power to
    override vetoes?
  • the President
  • the Congress
  • the Cabinet
  • the Supreme Court

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400 Answer Government
  • B. the Congress

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500 Question Government
  • Who serves as the head of the executive branch of
    the United States government?
  • the House
  • the Senate
  • the President
  • the Attorney General

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500 Answer Government
  • C. The President

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100 Question Miscellaneous
  • In 1814, Francis Scott Key wrote the words that
    would become our nations national anthem. Why
    did Francis Scott Key write these words?
  • Key was present when the British surrendered
    during the War of 1812.
  • Key was present when the British attacked Ft.
    McHenry in Baltimore.
  • Key was present when the British burned the White
    House during the War of 1812.
  • Key was present when the British were defeated in
    New Orleans.

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100 Answer Miscellaneous
  • B. Key was present when the British attacked Ft.
    McHenry in Baltimore.

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200 Question Miscellaneous
  • The members of Congress are considering passing a
    law to protect lakes and rivers from pollution.
    You support the law, but the United States
    senator from your state is undecided. As a
    citizen, the MOST effective way to help get the
    law passed would be to
  • contact your United States senator and tell him
    you support this law.
  • call your mayor and tell this person your views.
  • write to your state legislator telling him of
    your support.
  • tell family members that rivers are polluted.

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200 Answer Miscellaneous
  1. contact your United States senator and tell him
    you support this law.

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300 Question Miscellaneous
  • The Congress of the United States can override
    the veto of the President. This example of checks
    and balances show the
  • legislative branch checking the judicial branch.
  • judicial branch checking the legislative branch.
  • executive branch checking the judicial branch.
  • legislative branch checking the executive branch.

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300 Answer Miscellaneous
  • D. legislative branch checking the executive
    branch.

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400 Question Miscellaneous
  • What name is given to the official song selected
    by a government to represent its country?
  • a. chorus
  • b. fight song
  • c. patriotic hymn
  • d. national anthem

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400 Answer Miscellaneous
  • D. national anthem

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500 Question Miscellaneous
  • Federalism is the division of powers between the
    different levels of governmentnational, state,
    and local. The main job of the governor of a
    state is to
  • decide the meaning of laws.
  • enforce the laws.
  • make the laws.
  • write and file laws.

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500 Answer Miscellaneous
  • B. enforce the laws.

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100 Question Miscellaneous 2
  • The president of the United States is the head of
    the executive branch of government. There is a
    group of people, including the secretary of state
    and the secretary of defense, who give the
    president advice. What is this group called?
  • Senate
  • court of appeals
  • cabinet
  • House of Representatives

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100 Answer Miscellaneous 2
  • C. cabinet

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200 Question Miscellaneous 2
  • Federalism is the division of powers between the
    different levels of governmentnational, state,
    and local. Which part of government at the state
    level enforces the laws?
  • governor
  • state legislature
  • state court
  • assembly

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200 Answer Miscellaneous 2
  • A. governor

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300 Question Miscellaneous 2
  • Which resource would you use to find a map of
    early America?
  • atlas
  • globe
  • glossary
  • dictionary

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300 Answer Miscellaneous 2
  • A. atlas

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400 Question Miscellaneous 2
  • Which of the following would be the BEST place to
    find information on the life of George
    Washington?
  • atlas
  • almanac
  • newspaper
  • encyclopedia

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400 Answer Miscellaneous 2
  • D. encyclopedia

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500 Question Miscellaneous 2
  • Which resource would be the BEST to find
    tomorrows weather forecast?
  • atlas
  • textbook
  • dictionary
  • newspaper

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500 Answer Miscellaneous 2
  • D. newspaper

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Final Jeopardy Topic
  • Using Sources

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Final Jeopardy Question
  • A student is doing a report on the Atlanta Braves
    baseball team. The student believes that even
    though the team has been winning, the number of
    people going to the game is going down. Which of
    the following would be the BEST to use to show
    that attendance was going down?
  • The Atlanta Braves Yearbook 2000
  • Major League Baseball Records 1900-1920
  • The Atlanta Braves Souvenir Book 2001
  • Major League Baseball Attendance Figures 1990-1999

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Final Jeopardy Answer
  • D. Major League Baseball Attendance Figures
    1990-1999

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  • Keep studying to get ready for the CRCT! You can
    do anything you set out to do!

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