US History

  1. 2. ____ amendment provided direct election of senators
  2. 4. _____ amendment gave African American men the right to vote
  3. 6. _____ amendment created a graduated income tax
  4. 7. Written mostly by Jefferson to list the grievances (complaints) against Great Britain and to declare independence from Great Britain
  5. 13. _____ amendment gave freedom to the slaves in all of the states
  6. 14. ____ amendment ended poll taxes
  7. 15. Treaty that ended World War I. Was extremely harsh on Germany
  1. 1. Document, which formed the first government of the U.S. near the end of the American Revolution. States had more power than the national government.
  2. 2. ___ amendment gave women the right to vote
  3. 3. A document outlining the basic form and rules of the U.S. government
  4. 5. Major ideas found in the U.S. Constitution of limiting the power to tax and right to a fair trail
  5. 8. Foundation for American government for freedoms such as freedom of speech and trial by jury
  6. 9. Declaration by Truman to economically assist any country fighting Communism after World War II. The declaration marked the beginning of the Containment Policy (plan to keep Communism from spreading)
  7. 10. Peace plan issued by Wilson that called for freedom of the seas, reduction of armaments, and end to secret diplomacy. Important part was the creation of the League of Nations a national peace organization
  8. 11. Essays written by James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, and John Jay to support the ratification of the Constitution
  9. 12. First ten amendments to the Constitution guaranteeing individual liberties and due process
  10. 13. ____ amendment required states to give citizenship to all citizens born in the United States and gave other basic civil rights
  11. 14. Gave the right of 18 years old to vote