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Puzzles: Constitution Fact U.S. Constitution Crossword Puzzles: Basic #1

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6. The United States president is elected for _____ years.

7. King of England during the American Revolution.

9. The Declaration of _____was a proclamation of the former American colonies that they were now and henceforth free states.

13. The 50th state added to our Union was _____.

14. How many branches are there in the government of the United States?

17. This British act levied an internal tax on various documents and articles in the American colonies.

20. The date of Independence Day is July _____.

22. There is one _____ for each state in the Union on the United States flag.

24. The 49th state added to our Union was _____.

25. One of the 13 original colonies.

27. What is the head executive of a city government called?

30. Article _____ states that the Constitution shall be the supreme law of the land.

31. Article _____ sets forth the ways to amend the Constitution.

32. One of the 13 original colonies (two words).

33. How many Supreme Court justices are there?

34. The Constitution of the United States can be _____.

39. One of the 13 original colonies.

41. The _____ of the United States elect Congress.

43. One of the 13 original colonies (two words).

46. How many full terms can the president of the United States serve?

47. The _____ (2 words) becomes president of the United States if the president should die.

49. How many stars are there on the United States flag?

50. The _____ Continental Congress called for peace, made preparations for war, and declared independence.

51. What holiday was celebrated for the first time by the American colonists?

52. Colonist who remained loyal to the King of England during the American Revolution; a Tory.

53. One of the 13 original colonies.

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1. How many stripes are there on the United States flag?

2. Al _____: President Bill Clinton’s vice president.

3. A Boston patriot, Paul _____ rode to warn Lexington and Concord that the British were marching their way.

4. Pilgrim agreement (compact) before landing at Plymouth to pass and obey laws for the good of the colony.

5. The stars on the United States flag are _____.

8. George Washington was Commanderin- Chief of the _____ Army.

10. Bill _____: The president following George Bush.

11. It is the duty of Congress to make _____.

12. Benjamin _____ was a statesman who helped arrange a military alliance with France and headed the Americanpeace talks.

15. The Senate and the House of Representatives is what we call _____.

16. The destruction of a cargo of tea by colonists who were opposed to the tea tax is known as the _____ Tea Party.

18. The name given to the clash between British soldiers and Bostonians was the “Boston _____” – several colonists were killed.

19. The _____ on the United States flag represent the original 13 states.

21. Patrick _____ was a Virginia patriot whose eloquent speeches helped to stir up resistance to Britain.

23. The colors of the United States flag are red, white, and _____.

26. A change to the United States Constitution is called an _____.

28. Article _____ of the Constitution tells how the Legislative Branch of government should work.

29. The _____ is the supreme law of the United States.

35. Established in 1607, this colony became the first permanent English colony in America.

36. The stripes on the United States flag are _____ and white.

37. Name given to the British soldiers by the people of Boston.

38. One of the 13 original colonies (New _____).

40. What is the head executive of a state government called?

42. The Pilgrims came to America for _____ freedom.

44. The first president of the United States was George _____.

45. There are 50 _____ in the Union.

48. On Independence Day we celebrate independence from _____.

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