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Maps / Latitude and Longitude The Constitution / Bill of Rights Sentence Types Civil Rights / Anti War movement Slavery / Civil War
100
What is a geographical map?
A type of map that shows land and water formations through the use of color and shading and will sometimes show border-lines of countries or states
100
What is Legislative (Congress), Judicial (Supreme Court), Executive (President)
These are the three branches of U.S. government and who is in charge of each.
100
What is for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so? 200 point bonus- Use one of these fanboys correctly in a sentence.
FANBOYS
100
What are sit-ins?
This was a form of non-violent protests in which African Americans and Caucasians would sit down in "Whites only" Restaurants until they were served or forcibly removed.
100
What is the Republican Party?
This political party was created in 1858 by anti-slavery activists who believed that slavery must be prohibited in the territories.
200
What is the Prime Meridian?
The name for the 0 degree line of longitude?
200
What is the Electoral College?
This is a special body who is in charge of electing presidents in the USA.
200
What is a complex sentence?
What type of sentence is this?
The girl was madly in love with the boy even though he didn't even know she existed.
200
What is the Montgomery Bus Boycott?
This year long boycott of the bus system in Alabama was successful in de-segregating seeing on city buses.
200
What is South Carolina?
This state was the first to secede (break away) from the Union in 1861 after opening fire on Fort Sumter.
300
What is an index guide?
This is used to locate countries, cities, and other points of interest. Consists of a row of numbers across the top or bottom of the map, a column of letters along the left or right of the map, and a listing of places with a letter-number location code
300
What is the 8th amendment?
This amendment states that no cruel and unusual punishment shall be inflicted.
300
What is a compound-complex sentence?
What type of sentence is this?
When I decided to get my GED, I didn't realize it was going to be the best choice I had ever made, for it opened doorways that otherwise would have remained closed.
300
What is Brown vs. Board of Education?
This landmark Supreme Court case made segregating schools illegal and began when a little girl anther parents made a class action suit against the Board of Education in Topeka Kansas
300
What is the Emancipation Proclamation? 200 point bonus- What amendment actually did make slavery illegal?
When this document was issued, it freed no one, but it did turn the Civil War into a crusade for freedom.
400
What is the International Date Line?
The name for the 180 degree line of longitude?
400
What is the 5th amendment?
This amendment states that no person shall be forced to be a witness against himself and protects people from double jeopardy (being tried for the same offense more than once.)
400
What is a fragment and a run-on?
What two problems can you find? Name them:
Going to go to town soon. I've really been needing to get some more grass seed for my lawn and I need to get some more soil for my garden.
400
What are Jim Crow laws
These laws condoned the idea of "separate but equal" treatment of African Americans.
400
What are Jim Crow laws? 200 point bonus- What Supreme Court case overturned this decision?
These laws condoned the idea of "separate but equal" treatment of African Americans.
500
What is a contour line?
The shape of the earth's surface is shown by these lines on a topographical map which make it possible to measure the height of mountains, depths of the ocean bottom and steepness of slopes.
500
What are checks and balances?
This system ensures that each branch of government has some measure of influence over the other branches and may choose to block procedures of the other branches in order
500
Because both parents work, neither is home to cook, so there is no time to make pot roast, chicken or stew.
200 point bonus- What type of sentence is this?
Correctly join these sentences into 1 correct sentence: Both parents work. Neither is home to cook. There is no time to make a pot roast. There is no time to cook chicken. There is no time to prepare stew.
500
What is the Kent State Massacre?
The event where 4 students were killed by the Ohio National Guardsmen after they opened fire on a group of anti war demonstrations on May 4th, 1970 on an Ohio College Campus.
500
What is the 13th Amendment (Outlawed Slavery), the 14th Amendment (Granted citizenship to African Americans and others born on US soil), the 15th Amendment (Gave citizens the right to vote regardless of race, color, or previous conditions of servitude), and the 24th amendment (outlawed poll taxes for voting).
These 4 amendments to the Constitution all dealt with bringing about equal treatment for African Americans under the law. List each amendment and what each amendment states.






Lang B/SS Fall 2018, JChandler

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