Government Crossword

Created
May 10, 2016
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actions that are intended to convey a belief symbolic speech
change to the Constitution amendment
legal member of a political unit citizen
member of the Electoral college elector
Congressional commitee revises a bill in session markup
ability of the government to exercises power without resorting to violence authority
act of putting laws into practice implementation
regime in which all power is held by a single person monarchy
media distributed via printed material print media
another term for welfare public assistance
information and the organization that distribute that information to the public media
the house and senate, the leader of the minority party minority leader
more votes than any other candidate but not a majority plurality
word used to describe a particular government regime
law passed in 1965 that banned discrimination in vote registration requirements voting rights act
view that society contains numerous centers of power and many people participate in making decisions for society pluralism
legal rule that excludes fr9m trial evidence obtained in an illegal search exclusionary rule
printing false statement that defame a persons character libel
war fought primarily between professional armies to achieve specific political objectives without casing widespread destruction limited war
when not everyone who wants a job can find one unemployment

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Elections and Voting Crossword

Created
Nov 14, 2016
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A way for citizens to vote on state or local laws Referendum
A series of statements expressing the party's principles, beliefs, and positions on election issues. Platform
A political party that challenges the two major parties Third Parties
The right to vote Suffrage
A meeting of political party members to conduct party business Caucus
A geographical are that contains a specific number of voters Precinct
The votes cast by individual voters in a presidential election, as opposed to electoral votes Popular Vote
Representatives from the 50 states party organizations who run a political party National Commitee
Political organization established by a corporation, labor union, or other special-interest group designed to support candidates by contributing money PAC
A strong party organization that can control political appointments and deliver votes Political Machine
A number that is more than 50 percent of the total Majority
The most votes among all those running for a political office Plurality
A group of people named by each state legislature to select the President and Vice President Electoral College
A special election in which citizens can vote to remove a public official from office Recall
The list of candidates for which you cast your vote Ballot
A system of government in which two parties compete for power Two party system
The first election that takes place to find out who will be the candidate for that party Primary election
The recorded version of a vote Poll
Held when no candidate wins a majority Runoff
Method of voting for people who cannot go to the polls on election day Absentee voting
Topics do public interest Issue
A way for citizens to propose laws Initiative

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Political Parties Crossword

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Dec 1, 2017
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Of or involving the agreement or cooperation of two political parties that usually oppose each other's polices. Bipartisan
An alliance for combined action, especially a temporary alliance of political parties forming a government or of state. Coalition
General Agreement Consensus
Parties rooted in poor economic times, lacking a clear ideological base, dissatisfied with current conditions and demanding better times. Economic Protest Parties
All of the people entitled to vote in a given election. Electorate
Parties based on a particular set of beliefs, a comprehensive view of social, economic, and political matters. Ideological Parties
The current officeholder. Incumbent
In America politics, the Republican and the Democratic Parties Major Parties
One of the political parties not widely supported. Minor Party
A system in which several major and many lesser parties exist, seriously compete for, and actually win, public offices. Multiparty
A political system in which only one party exists. One Party System
Government action based on firm allegiance to a political party. Partisanship
In America politics the party in power is the party that controls the executive branch of government- i.e., the presidency at the national level, or the governorship at the State Level Party In Power
A society which consists of several distinct cultures and groups. Pluralistic Society
In an election, the number of votes that the leading candidate obtains over the next highest candidate. Plurality
A group of persons who seek to control government through the winning of elections and the holding public office. Political Party
Party that concentrate on only on public policy matter. Single Issue Parties
Electoral district from which one person is chosen by the voters for each elected office. Single Member District
Parties that have split away from one of the major parties. Splinter Parties
Prejudice in favor of a particualr cause. Partisanship

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Political Policies Crossword Puzzle

Created
Oct 14, 2016
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supported by two parties bipartisan
a temporary alliance of several groups who come together to form a working majority and so to control a government coalition
general agreement among various groups on fundamental matters; broad agreement on public questions consensus
parties rooted in poor economic times, lacking a clear ideological base, dissatisfied with current conditions and demanding better times economic protest party
all of the people entitled to vote in a given election electorate
parties based on a particular set of beliefs, a comprehensive view of social, economic, and political matters ideological parties
the current officeholder incumbent
in American politics, the Republican and the Democratic parties major parties
one of the political parties not widely supported minor party
a system in which several major and many lesser parties exist, seriously compete for, and actually win, public offices multiparty
a political system in which only one party exists one party system
government action based on firm allegiance to a political party partisanship
in American politics, the party that controls the executive branch of government—i.e., the presidency at the national level, or the governorship at the State level party in power
a society which consists of several distinct cultures and groups pluralistic society
in an election, the number of votes that the leading candidate obtains over the next highest candidate plurality
a group of persons who seek to control government through the winning of elections and the holding of public office political party
parties that concentrate on only one public policy matter Single-issue parties
electoral district from which one person is chosen by the voters for each elected office Single member district
parties that have split away from one of the major parties Splinter parties
a political system dominated by two major parties Two-party system

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The United States Government Crossword

Created
Mar 7, 2016
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the political direction and control exercised over the actions of the members, citizens, or inhabitants of communities, societies, and states Government
a group of persons sworn to render a verdict or true answer on a question jury
a native or naturalized member of a state or nation citizen
the system of fundamental principles according to which a nation or state is governed constitution
the branch of government charged with the execution and enforcement of laws executive branch
the power or right vested in one branch of a government to cancel a law veto
the presentation of formal charges against a public official by the lower house impeachment
the presentation of formal charges against a public official by the lower house legislative branch
an official enumeration of the population, with details as to age, sex, occupation census
a meeting of party leaders to select candidates, elect convention delegates caucus
having power to frame or alter a political constitution or fundamental law constituent
a group of persons who work or conduct a campaign to influence members of a legislature to vote lobbying
the branch of government charged with the interpretation of laws judicial branch
the body of laws of a state or nation regulating ordinary private matters civil laws

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Government Terms Crossword

Created
Mar 26, 2016
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the central government has all the power unitary
a group of countries/states join together to serve a purpose confederation
power is divided between the cental and regional government federal
ONE RULER who has umlimite power, citizens have no choice in ruler -no elections are held autocratic
small group of people/leaders only answer to each other/no one outside the selected group can be a ruler -no citizen participation oligarchic
citizens(voters)of the country have the power because they vote for the ruler -citizens can be elected democratic
a country ruled by the people democracy
all people vote on all laws direct democracy
a democracy where the people vote direcly for the leader presidential
a democracy where the people vote for legislaturs parliamentary
a government based on religion theocracy
form of government that is autocratic;government makes all the decisions;people have no freedom or rights(CUBA) communist
a country ruled by a king or queen monarchy
one ruler has power over all the people dictatorship
has no government at all anarchy
law making body legislature
a member of a community that has political rights and responsibilities citizen
a document setting out the structure and main principles of a government consitution
the ability to get things done power
is an opinion to do so vote

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AP Gov. & Politics Crossword Puzzle

Created
Sep 5, 2016
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Courses of Action, Regulatory measures, & laws contributing to a given topic under government concern. public policy
The belief that the greater number should receive greater power. majority rule
Set of issues & policies organized into categories that they fall under, also topics being discussed by governmental supervision. policy agenda
The action of speaking behalf of or the state of being represented. representation
topics debated within the political system. political issue
The institutions through which public policies are made for society. government
The Process determining the selection of leaders & the policies they pursue. politics
A political group that campaigns on one issue only. single issue group
the process by which policy comes into being & evolves overtime policy making system
A structure within a society that connects the people to the government or centralized authority linkage institution
refers to a situation when there is trouble passing a law that satisfies the needs of the people. policy gridlock
When 2 or more states, groups, or sources of authority coexist pluralism
regulations that are created to specifically protect members of no dominant racial or ethnic groups. minority rights
when several states, groups, or sources of authority are so strong the function of the government collapses. hyperpluralism
System of government in which the citizens have great power in government functions & politics. democracy
the effect that government policy and its administrative practices can have on something. policy impact
when one state, group, or source of authority is in charge. elitism
popular political beliefs shared amongst society. political culture

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AP Government Vocabulary - Skylar Carr Crossword

Created
Jan 5, 2017
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an approach that separates itself from direct lobbying through the act of asking the general public to contact legislators and government officials concerning the issue at hand, as opposed to conveying the message to the legislators directly. grassroots lobbying
Congress- A group of members of congress sharing some interest or charasticics. State- A system for selecting conventional delegates used in about a dozen mostly rural states in which voters must show up at a set time and attend an open meeting to express their presidential preference. caucus
Government controlled directly by citizens. Procedures in some states such as the initiative, the referendum, and the recall give voters a direct impact on policymaking and the political process by means of the voting booth and can therefore be considered forms of direct democracy. direct democracy
Federal grants given more or less automatically to states or communities to support broad programs in areas such as community development and social services. block grants
an unintentional failure to notice or do something oversight
is a trend or process whereby a large portion of the electorate abandons its previous partisan affiliation, without developing a new one to replace it. It is contrasted with realignment. dealignment
Use of the federal budget- taxes, spending, and borrowing- to influence the economy; along with monetary policy, a main tool by which the government can attempt to steer the economy. It is almost entirely determined by Congress and the president. fiscal policy
a regular election of candidates for office, as opposed to a primary election general election
a type of primary election used to choose candidates who will run in the general election. In a closed primary, only voters registered for the party which is holding the primary may vote. closed primary
Ends a filibuster in the Senate motion for cloture
a political committee that can solicit and spend unlimited sums of money super pac
A way of organizing a nation so that 2 or more levels of Government have formal authority over the same land and people. It’s a system of shared power between units of government. federalism
The process where individuals in a society acquire political attitudes, views, and knowledge based on inputs from family, schools the media and others. political socialization
those specifically named in the Constitution. They are sometimes called delegated powers or enumerated powers. expressed powers
occurs whenever one Congress meets after its successor is elected, but before the successor's term begins. lame duck period
general elections in the United States that are held two years after the quadrennial (four-year) elections for the President of the United States midterm election
the privilege of sending mail without payment of postage. franking privilege
A communication by someone other than a citizen acting on her/his own behalf directed to a governmental decision maker with the hope to influencing her/his decision. lobbying
an individual's stance on a given issue, policy, or person is more likely to be strictly defined by their identification with a particular political party party polarization
Legal briefs submitted by a “friend of the court” for the purpose of influencing a court’s decision by raising additional points of view and presenting information not contained in the briefs of the formal parties. amicus curiae
A judicial philosophy in which judges play minimal policymaking roles, leaving that duty strictly to the legislatures. judicial activism
political journalism of elections that resembles coverage of horse races because of the focus on polling data, public perception instead of candidate policy, and almost exclusive reporting on candidate differences rather than similarities. horse race journalism
: Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as individuals, particularly by cutting through bureaucratic red tape to get people what they think they have a right to her. casework
A mutually dependant and advantageous relationship between interest groups interesting in a particular policy, government agencies that administer that policy, and the congressional committees and subcommittees that handle it. issue network
a team of men and women seeking to gain office in an election political party
practice that attempts to establish a political advantage for a particular party or group by manipulating district boundaries to create partisan gerrymandering
the staff that work within the white house white house staff
a strategy unique to the Senate whereby opponents of a piece of legislation use their right to unlimited debate to prevent the Senate from ever voting on a bill filibuster
regulations originating with the executive branch, method that presidents can use to control the bureaucracy executive orders
an electoral “earthquake” where new issues emerge, new coalitions replace old ones, and the majority party is often displaced by the minority party, critical election periods are sometimes marked by national crisis and may require more than one election to bring about a new party era critical election
federal projects, grants, and contracts available to state and local governments, businesses, colleges, and other institutions in a congressional district pork barrel spending
policies for which congress has obligated itself to pay X level of benefits to Y number of recipients entitlements
the practice of exchanging favors, especially in politics by reciprocal voting for each other's proposed legislation. logrolling
Government manipulation of the supply of money in private hands monetary policy
a constitutional doctrine that ensures states cannot enact laws that take away the constitutional rights of American citizens that are enshrined in the Bill of Rights selective incorporation
a view that the Constitution should be interpreted according to the original intent of the Framers and many conservatives support this view original intent
the legal right to vote in political elections suffrage
the pattern of spending, taxing, and providing grants in the federal system fiscal federalism
a writ seeking judicial review writ of certiorari
the process of taking legal action litigation
expenditures that are determined by how many eligible beneficiaries there are for a program or by previous obligations of the government and that Congress therefore cannot easily control uncontrollable spending
the belief that one’s political participation really matters and that there one vote can make a difference political efficacy
the regular pattern in which women are more likely to support Democratic candidates, in part because they tend to be less conservative than men gender gap
an electoral district that returns one office holder to a body with multiple members such as a legislature single member districts
a type of veto occurring when Congress adjourns within 10 days of submitting a bill to the president and the president simply lets the bill die by neither signing or vetoing it pocket veto
is the process of drawing United States electoral district boundaries redistricting
in elections in the United States, is a political campaign communication that expressly advocates the election or defeat of a clearly identified candidate that is not made in cooperation, consultation or concert with or at the request or suggestion of a candidate, candidate’s authorized committee or political party. independent expenditures

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Executive branch Crossword

Created
May 2, 2016
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Term for president as the ceremonial head of the United States Chief of state
Term for president as vested with executive power of the United States Chief executive
Term for president as main architect of foreign policy and spokesman to other countries Chief diplomat
Term for president as commander of nation's armed forces Commander in chief
Architect of public policy and the one who sets agenda for congress Chief legislator
President as leader of his political party Chief of party
Representative of the people , working for the public interest Chief citizen
People chosen every four years who make formal selection of president and Vice President Electoral college
Communication that reach large audiences ex.television,radio,newspaper,Internet Mass media
Oath taken by president on day he takes office stating he will faithfully execute and preserve ,protect, and defend" Oath of office
Regulation issued by a chief executive , based upon constitutional authority and having force of law Executive order
Formal agreement between two or more sovereign states Treaty
Pact made by president with head of a foreign state Executive agreement
Large complex administrative structure that handles everyday business of an organization Bureaucracy
Also called cabinet departments , traditional units of federal administration Executive departments
Head of department of justice Attorney general
Release from punishment or legal consequences of a crime by the president or a governor Pardon
All matters not directly connected to the realm of foreign affairs Domestic affairs
Nations relationship with other countries Foreign affairs
A refusal to become generally involved in affairs to rest of world Isolationism
When House of Representatives give formal charges against a public official Impeach
Find not guilty of charge Acquit
Lying under oath Perjury
President takes no action over a bill for 10 days Pocket veto
Rejection by president of a bill Veto
Official who leads an executive department Secretary

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Marketing Crossword Puzzle

Created
Mar 18, 2018
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activity that supports or provides active encouragement for the furtherance of a cause, venture, or aim. Promotion
Activity that supports or provided active encouragement for the furtherance of a cause, venture, or aim. Promotional Mix
websites and applications that enable users to create and share content or to participate in social networking. Social Media
A press release, news release, media release, press statement or video release is a written or recorded communication directed at members of the news media for the purpose of announcing something ostensibly newsworthy News Release
A pull strategy is where interest for a specific product or service is created within a target audience that then demands the product from channel partners. Pull Policy
Actions intended to convince individuals to purchase a good or service. Consumer Promotions
a thing that motivates or encourages one to do something. Incentives
a small open-fronted hut or cubicle from which newspapers, refreshments, tickets, etc., are sold. Kiosks
In marketing, promotion refers to any type of marketing communication used to inform or persuade target audiences of the relative merits of a product, service, brand or issue. Product Promotion
the activity or profession of producing advertisements for commercial products or services. Advertising
Sales promotion is one level or type of marketing aimed either at the consumer or at the distribution channel (in the form of sales-incentives). Sales Promotion
the notice or attention given to someone or something by the media Publicity
a voucher entitling the holder to a discount for a particular product. Coupons
pertaining to or designating a sale in which the buyer in order to get the item desired must also purchase one or more other, usually undesired, items Promotional Tie-Ins
A marketing approach that demonstrates the goodwill of an organization or individual in order to boost its public relations appeal. Institutional Promotion
the business of selling products or services directly to the public, e.g., by mail order or telephone selling, rather than through retailers. Direct Marketing
the professional maintenance of a favorable public image by a company or other organization or a famous person. Public Relations
A marketing policy aimed at distribution centers to encourage their promotion of a product or services to their customers. Push Policy
marketing activities that are executed in retail between these two partners. Trade Promotions
an amount to be paid for an insurance policy. Premiums
a structured and long-term marketing effort which provides incentives to repeat customers who demonstrate loyal buying behavior. Loyalty Marketing Program
focuses on touting the benefits, ideas, or philosophies of your business, or its entire industry, to enhance or repair its reputation rather than selling a product or service. Institutional Advertising
treated as singular or plural Means of mass communication in the form of printed publications, such as newspapers and magazines. Print Media
the most expedient means to transmit information immediately to the widest possible audience Broadcast Media
a regularly updated website or web page, typically one run by an individual or small group, that is written in an informal or conversational style. Blogs
method of placing online advertisements on web pages that show results from search engine queries Banner and Search Engine Ads
The rate at which something occurs or is repeated over a particular period of time or in a given sample. Frequency
an activity or series of activities that boost the sales of a product or service, usually in the short-term. Promotional Advertising
an Internet advertising term for a Web page ad that uses advanced technology Rich-Media

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French Revolution Vocabulary Crossword

Created
Feb 9, 2017
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any similar distribution of power or influence balanceofpower
classes of the French society before the Revolution; first, second, and third estates
France’s chief tax that directly supported the monarch taille
one who uses economic goods consumer
a general assembly representing the French estates estatesgeneral
a person of the middle class bourgeoisie
the practice of spending funds in excess of income deficitspending
got rid of the monarchy, but supreme power effectively stayed in the Legislative Assembly, which was elected by a system of indirect voting constitutionof1791
the right to vote in political elections suffrage
a member of the French republican party in 1791–93 during the French Revolution girondins
a member of the most radical club founded during the French Revolution, which overthrew the Girondists in 1793 led by Robespierre and started the Reign of Terror jacobin
the devotion to the interest or culture of a particular nation nationalism
relating to or originating within one’s country domestic
a machine with a heavy blade sliding vertically in grooves, used for beheading people guillotine
direct vote of the whole electorate plebiscite
qualified voters electors
a sudden overthrow of the government coupdetat
members of the Paris Commune who considered themselves ordinary patriots. sansculottes

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