Type
Crossword
Description

promotes community and social responsibility Democratic
Political party against gun control Republican
/The republican party is for ______ restrictions Immigration
Party that believes consenting adults can choose sexuality but companies can refuse service Libertarian
Party intolerant of racism,sexism,homophobism, and ageism Green Party
Party that believes in a limited government Republican
The democratic party is a fan of _____taxation Progressive
The green party believes in no ____penalty Death
A group that seeks to elect candidates to public office Political Party
Followers of Andrew Jackson Jacksonians
Jacksons Opponents Whigs
The Republican and Democratic Parties Major Parties
Governement action based on firm allegiance to a political party Partisanship
One of the political parties not widely supported Minor Party
supported by 2 parties Bipartisan
General agreement among various groups on fundamental matters;broad agreement on public questions Consensus
A conflicting group Faction
Parties based on a particular set of beliefs, a comprehensive view of social, economic, and political matters Ideological Parties
Differences in political views held by political parties Political Spectrum

Political Parties Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Political Policies Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Chapter 5 Vocabulary Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

those that have split away from one of the major parties splinter parties
have been rooted in periods of economic discontent;have not had a clear ideological base economic protest party
A group of persons who seek control of government through the winning of elections and holding of public office Political Party
republican & democratic parties major parties
firm allegiance to a political party is the basis for government action partisanship
a political party without wide support minor party
either democrat or republican nation two party system
when two major parties find common ground and work together bipartisan
a system in which several major and many lesser parties exist, seriously compete for, and actually win, public offices multiparty
based on a particular set of beliefs-a comprehensive view of social, economic, or political matters ideological parties
concentrate on only public-policy matter single issue parties

Political Parties ch. 5 Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

precinct
ward
democrat
republican
reform
splinterparties
judicialreview
federalism
popularsovereignty
twopartysystem
sectionalism
plurality
partisanship
onepartysystem
multiparty
minorparty
incumbant
faction
electorate
consensus
coalition
bipartisan

The Jackson Era Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Andrew Jackson's nickname Old Hickory
putting political backers in power spoils system
to ingore or cancel out nullification
a member of the southeastern Indian tribe Cherokee
a member of the political party formed to opppose the Jacksonian Democrats National Republicans
one of two political parties, tends to support a strong central government Democratic Party
a political convention in which the presidential candidates from each party are nominated nominating conventions
time period of Jackson presidency in which the strength of the presidency was promoted Jacksonian Democracy
the right to vote in political elections suffrage
a person authorized to represent others delegates
a protective tariff passed in 1828 designed to protect industry Tariff of Abominations
second attempt of the US to create a National Bank Second Bank of the US
set aside land for the Indians Indian Territory
Chief Justice from Virginia, father of the American system of constitutional law John Marshall
Case that decided the dispersion of federal government and state power McCullough v. Maryland
state banks selected by the treasury to receive government funds pet banks
large financial crisis in the US Panic of 1837
presidential action viewed as corrupt corrupt bargain
a harsh journey indians were forced to take The Trail of Tears
law passed that allowed President Jackson to relocate various indian tribes Indian Removal Act

Chapter 5 Section One Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

A person who believes in more individual responsibility & less in governmental control is a ? Conservative
A person who currently holds office incumbent
A person that isn't really concerned about governmental control, but is more open to change is called a? liberal
firm allegiance to a political party partisanship
everyone who can vote in a given election electorate
A political system that only one party exists is a? onepartysystem
A temporary alliance of several groups that come together to form a working majority and control government is a? coalition
The republican & democratic parties are called? majorparties
A small political party that rises and falls with charismatic candidate is called a? minor party
political system with two major parties is what? twopartysystem
Party that controls the exec. branch of government is? party in power
range of political views political spectrum
two major parties find common ground bipartisan
competing groups are called? factions
narrow minded concern for or devotion to, the interests of one of a country sectionalism
To select a candidate to run for a political office Nominate
A political party's statements of ides, policies, and beliefs are called a? platform
The tool voters use to vote is called a? Ballot

Unit 5: political Parties and Elections Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

An organised group of people with similar political aims and opinions, that try to influence public policy by getting its candidates elected to public office. Political Party
The Republican party and the Democratic party major parties
Prejudice in favor of a particular cause partisanship
Currently the Republican Party Party in Power
The Green party and the Libertarian party Minor Parties
A political system consisting chiefly of two major parties, more or less equal in strength Two-Party System
An electoral district or constituency having a single representative in a legislative body rather than two or more Single-Member District
The number of votes cast for a candidate who receives more than any other but does not receive an absolute majority Plurality
Deined by a coopertion, agreement, and compromise between two major political parties Bipartisan
A diverse society, where the people in it believe all kinds of different things and tolerate each other’s beliefs even when they don’t match their own Pluralistic Society
A general agreement Consensus
Of or relating to more than two political parties Multiparty
A meeting at which local members of a political party register their preference among candidates running for office or select delegates to attend a convention Caucus
A preliminary election to appoint delegates to a party conference or to select the candidates for a principal, especially presidential, election Primary
An alliance for combined action, especially a temporary alliance of political parties forming a government or of states Coalition
A system of government where only one political party is permitted One-Party System
Currently holding office Incumbent
A group within a larger group Faction
All the people in a country or area who are entitled to vote in an election Electorate
A restriction of interest to a narrow area Sectionalism
A group of individuals who share a set of ideas about politics and economy Ideological Party
A political party that argues and promotes legislation for a single issue Single-Issue Party
A party that emerges in times of economic recession to express discontent with the ruling party Economic Protest Party
A small political party that has broken away from a larger one Splinter Party
An administrative division of a city or borough that typically elects and is represented by a councilor or councilors ward
A district of a city or town as defined for police purposes Precinct
When a voter in an election votes for candidates from different political parties when multiple offices are being decided by a single election Split-Ticket Voting
The act or an instance of appointing a person to office Nomination
a building where voting takes place during an election polling place
A regular election of candidates for office General Election
A system used for selecting political party candidates in a primary election in the United States blanket primary
A second primary between the two leading candidates of the first primary to provide nomination by majority rather than by plurality runoff primary
A direct primary election in which voters need not meet a test of party membership open primary

Crosword Puzzle Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A group of people who seek office trough winning elections Political Party
Republican and Democratic parties Major Parties
Government action based of firm allegiance to a political party Partisanship
Party that currently holds office Party in Power
A political party that is not widely supported Minor Party
A political system dominated by two major political parties Two-Party System
The amount of votes one candidate has over another Plurality
Supported by two parties Bipartisan
General agreement among various groups Consensus
A system where several major parties and many minor parties exist Multiparty

The Legislative Branch Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

independents
tea party
republicans
democrat
bipartisan
repeal
filibuster
whip
minority
speaker
majority
Capitol
legislation
bill
override
roll call
vote
committee
bicameral
laws
Senate
house of representatives
Legislative

The United States Government Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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