Government Crossword
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The constitutional power of the chief executive of a state or nation to prevent or delay the enactment of legislation passed by the legislature; reject
A formal agreement or contract between two or more states, such as an alliance or trade arrangement
In violation of the requirements of the constitution of a nation or state.
Process by which overtime many changes have been made in the Constitution which have not involved any changes in its written words
A system of government in which a written constitution divides power between a central government and regional or sub-divisional governments
Review by the US Supreme Court of the constitutional validity of a legislative act.
Separate parts of a legal document that deals with a single subject
An international agreement, usually regarding routine administrative matters not warranting a formal treaty, made by the executive branch of the US government without ratification by the Senate.
A custom whereby presidential appointments are confirmed only if there is no objection to them by the senators from the appointee's state, especially from the senior senator of the president's party from that state.
A body of people representing the states of the US, who formally cast votes for the election of the president and vice president.
A body of persons appointed by a head of state or a prime minister to head the executive departments of the government and to act as official advisers.
Counterbalancing influences by which an organization or system is regulated, typically those ensuring that political power is not concentrated in the hands of individuals or groups.
Proposing an amendment, which can be done by either both chambers of Congress, passing it by a two-thirds vote or by two-thirds of the states requesting a convention be held to consider amendments
An article added to the US Constitution.
An introductory statement; especially : the introductory part of a constitution or statute that usually states the reasons for and intent of the law
An act of vesting the legislative, executive, and judicial powers of government in separate bodies
The first ten amendments to the US Constitution, ratified in 1791 and guaranteeing such rights as the freedoms of speech, assembly, and worship.
Of or relating to an established set of principles governing a state.
The restriction of the arbitrary exercise of power by subordinating it to well-defined and established laws.

Unit 2- The Constitution Crossword

Unit 2- The Constitution Crossword
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a minor change in a document
counterbalancing influences by which an organization or system is regulated, typically those ensuring that political power is not concentrated in the hands of individuals or groups.
a statement in the U.S. Constitution (Article I, Section 8) granting Congress the power to pass all laws necessary and proper for carrying out the enumerated list of powers.
the federal principle or system of government.
authority of a state and its government is created and sustained by the consent of its people, through their elected representatives (Rule by the People), who are the source of all political power.
governing or controlling body whose power exists only within pre-defined limits that are established by a constitution or other source of authority.
a preliminary or preparatory statement; an introduction.
the restriction of the arbitrary exercise of power by subordinating it to well-defined and established laws.
an act of vesting the legislative, executive, and judicial powers of government in separate bodies.
the prosecution of a person twice for the same offense.
fair treatment through the normal judicial system, especially as a citizen's entitlement.
review by the US Supreme Court of the constitutional validity of a legislative act.
the Constitution does not specifically list these processes as forms of amending the Constitution, but because of change in society or judicial review changed the rule of law de facto.
the foundation for how the United States government is organized
not in accordance with a political constitution, especially the US Constitution, or with procedural rules.
an international agreement, usually regarding routine administrative matters not warranting a formal treaty, made by the executive branch of the US government without ratification by the Senate.
constitutional government.
a formally concluded and ratified agreement between countries.
a body of people representing the states of the US, who formally cast votes for the election of the president and vice president.
Article V creates a two-stage process for amending the Constitution: proposal and ratification. An amendment can be proposed by two-thirds of both houses of Congress or... By two-thirds of state legislatures requesting Congress to call a national convention to propose amendments. An amendment can be ratified by a favorable vote in three-fourths of all state legislatures or by such a vote in specially called ratifying conventions called in three-fourths of the states.
the first ten amendments to the US Constitution, ratified in 1791 and guaranteeing such rights as the freedoms of speech, assembly, and worship.
a custom whereby presidential appointments are confirmed only if there is no objection to them by the senators from the appointee's state, especially from the senior senator of the president's party from that state.
a constitutional right to reject a decision or proposal made by a law-making body.

Foundations of American Government Crossword

Foundations of American Government Crossword
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The governing body of a nation, state, or community
A body of fundamental principles or established precedents according to which a state or other organization is acknowledged to be governed.
government by a dictator
A system of government by the whole population or all the eligible members of a state, typically through elected representatives:
A nation or territory considered as an organized political community under one government
Supreme power or authority
A form of government in which the powers of all provincial and local governments are specified by a single national government.
pertaining to or of the nature of a union of states under a central government distinct from the individual governments of the separate states, as in federal government; federal system.
the principle that sovereignty should be divided between the federal government and the states especially as expressed by the Constitution of the U.S.
the principle that the greater number should exercise greater power.
freedom of private business to organize and operate for profit in a competitive system without interference by government beyond regulation necessary to protect public interest and keep the national economy in balance
the original constitution of the US, ratified in 1781, which was replaced by the US constitution in 1789
To approve and give formal sanction to; confirm:
a compromise reached between the northern and southern states of the U.S. in 1787.
a doctrine in political theory that government is created by and subject to the will of the people
Government. restricted with reference to governing powers by limitations prescribed in laws and in a constitution, as in limited monarchy; limited government.
the principle or system of vesting in separate branches the executive, legislative, and judicial powers of a government.
counterbalancing influences by which an organization or system is regulated, typically those ensuring that political power is not concentrated in the hands of individuals or groups.
a constitutional right to reject a decision or proposal made by a law-making body
a constitutional doctrine that gives to a court system the power to annul legislative or executive acts which the judges declare to be unconstitutional
a often capitalized :the distribution of power in an organization (such as a government) between a central authority and the constituent
a :the process of altering or amending a law or document (such as a constitution) by parliamentary or constitutional procedure rights that were granted by amendment of the Constitution
a formal statement of the fundamental rights of the people of the United States, incorporated in the Constitution as Amendments 1–10, and in all state constitutions.
powers that Congress has that are specifically listed in
a power that is not specifically authorized in writing, but is assumed because of similar powers which have already been granted in writing
The clause in United States Constitution’s Article VI, stating that all laws made furthering the Constitution and all treaties made under the authority of the United States are the “supreme law of the land.” Chief Justice John Marshall interpreted the clause to mean that the states may not interfere with the functioning of the federal government and that federal law prevails over an inconsistent state law.
Any of several agreements, comparable to treaties, between states of the United States

US CONSTITUTION Word Search

US CONSTITUTION Word Search
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Speaker of the House
Searches and Seizures
Vice President
DoubleJeopardy
Embezzelment
ChiefJustice
Supremecourt
Impeachment
Legislative
Quartering
Executive
President
Amendment
Congress
Repealed
Judicial
BearArms
Assembly
Petition
Religion
Warrant
Bribery
Treason
States
Durbin
Speech
Senate
Crime
Biden
Obama
Trial
Press
Judge
House
Kirk
Veto
Vote
Term
Bill

State and local government crossword

 State and local government crossword
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the governing body of a nation, state, or community
the most important city or town of a country or region, usually its seat of government and administrative center.
a constitutional right to reject a decision or proposal made by a law-making body
the highest judicial court in a country or state.
a crime, typically one involving violence, regarded as more serious than a misdemeanor, and usually punishable by imprisonment for more than one year or by death
the ability to do something or act in a particular way, especially as a faculty or quality
make a law
income from taxes and fees
a city with its own government
the release of an offender from detention, subject to a period of good behavior under supervision.
A minor wrong doing
a permanent committee that meets regularly.
general assembly is the legislative branch of the state government. In most states it comprises two houses: the Senate and the House of Representatives .
Officially order to return to a place
The element head of a city,town,or other municipality
laws, considered collectively.
not in accordance with a political constitution, especially the US Constitution, or with procedural rules.
The lower house of the United States Congress. With 435 popularly elected officials, the House (as it is often called) is the most representative body in the federal government.
The division of power among the three branches of government
Currently holding office
A municipal body having legislative and administrative powers
a member of a senate.
The head of the executive branch of the state government
propose or formally enter as a candidate for election or for an honor or award.
the action of taking something for one's own use, typically without the owner's permission.

Principles of the Constitution Crossword

Principles of the Constitution Crossword
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Law-making Branch
Law-enforcing Branch
Law-interpreting Branch
In Congress, 1 of 100
First 10 Amendments
1st says: say what you want (2 wds.)
2nd says: right to ___ (2 wds.)
Law of the Land
3rd says: they can't stay
Half of Congress: 1 of 3
Half of Congress: 2 of 3
Half of Congress: 3 of 3
Before it alaw
Change to the Constitution
Simply, doc to search your stuff
5th says: right to remain __
Type of court for 6th
Type of court for 7th
President of the Senate
Powers given to the fed. gvmnt.
Powers given to the States
8th says: no unusual __
Gvmt. pay for what they take away (2 wds.)
Intro to Constitution
"...provide for the common __"
"...secure the blessings of __"
"1st Constitution"?
Chief Executive; commander-in-Chief, ...
"People Rule": 1 of 2
Principle of shared power between fed gvmt & states
Greatest power of Sup. Court: 1 of 2
Greatest power of Sup. Court: 2 of 2
Full Faith and __
__ & Proper: The Elastic Clause
Powers shared by nat. & state gvmts.
To approve an Amendment
The R of RAPPS
6th says: right to a __
__ Clause: nothing higher than Constitution
"People Rule": 2 of 2

government Crossword

government Crossword
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a preliminary or preparatory statement
constitutional government
1. the restriction of the arbitrary exercise of power by subordinating it to well-defined and established laws.
an act of vesting the legislative, executive, and judicial powers of government in separate bodies.
counterbalancing influences by which an organization or system is regulated, typically those ensuring that political power is not concentrated in the hands of individuals or groups.
1. a constitutional right to reject a decision or proposal made by a law-making body.
review by the US Supreme Court of the constitutional validity of a legislative act.
not in accordance with a political constitution, especially the US Constitution, or with procedural rules.
the federal principle or system of government.
a minor change in a document
the first ten amendments to the US Constitution
the Constitution does not specifically list these processes
an international agreement, usually regarding routine administrative matters not warranting a formal treaty, made by the executive branch of the US government without ratification by the Senate.
a formally concluded and ratified agreement between countries.
(in the US) a body of people representing the states of the US, who formally cast votes for the election of the president and vice president.
2. (in the US) a body of advisers to the president, composed of the heads of the executive departments of the government. "a cabinet meeting" synonyms:
a custom whereby presidential appointments are confirmed only if there is no objection to them by the senators from the appointee's state, especially from the senior senator of the president's party from that state.

U.S. Government Crossword

U.S. Government Crossword
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a politically organized body of people usually occupying a definite territory
the powers shared by the federal and state governments
the powers that the constitution neither gives to congress nor denies to the states
the powers given to Congress rather than to the states
people who are chosen to speak and act for their fellow citizens;elected by a state
people who are chosen to speak and act for their fellow citizens; elected by a district
relating to a crime
advisors to the President
two house legislature
a case relating to the rights of citizens
interprets laws to see what they mean and whether they are constitutional
a system that allows each branch of government to limit the powers of the other two
a trial where a group of tweleve people listens to the evidence and decides who wins the case
listed powers for Congress; the great laundry list of congressional chores
the House of Representatives accusing the President of wrongdoing
a group of lawmakers which is divided into 2 smaller groups
action by a President refusing to approve a bill passed by Congress
law making branch
an idea for a law that has been written down
more than half
executes or carries out laws
less than half
there is no jury so the judge gives the verdict
asking an appellate court to review a case

The United States Government Crossword

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

Georgia Government LV.1 Crossword

Georgia Government LV.1 Crossword
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the process of altering or amending a law or document (such as a constitution) by parliamentary or constitutional procedure.
a document containing a formal statement of rights.
the introductory part of a constitution or statute that usually states the reasons for and intent of the law.
a system that allows each branch of a government to amend or veto acts of another branch so as to prevent any one branch from exerting too much power.
the constitutional allocation of the legislative, executive, and judicial powers among the three branches of government.
To protect and defend the constitution, staying informed on the issues in your community (etc).
A form of representative government has existed in Georgia since January 1751.
a charge usually of money imposed by authority on persons or property for public purposes.
The income that is gained by governments through taxation.
This federal and state government that is broadly responsible for implementing, supporting, and enforcing the laws made by the legislative branch.
an official elected or appointed to act as ruler, chief executive, or nominal head of a political unit.
an elected official serving as deputy to the governor of an American state.
the chief law officer of a nation or state who represents the government in litigation and serves as its principal legal adviser.
the principal legal officer who represents a country or a state in legal proceedings and gives legal advice to the government.
the system of law concerned with private relations between members of a community rather than criminal, military, or religious affairs.
a system of law concerned with the punishment of those who commit crimes.
Its powers include passing laws, originating spending bills (House), impeaching officials (Senate), and approving treaties (Senate).
The court systems of local, state, and federal governments, responsible for interpreting the laws passed by the legislative branch and enforced by the executive branch.
a crime, typically one involving violence, regarded as more serious than a misdemeanor, and usually punishable by imprisonment for more than one year or by death.
a minor wrongdoing.

Three Branches of Government Crossword

Three Branches of Government Crossword
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There are how many justices on the Supreme Court?
There are how many senators for each state?
The Legislative Branch is also known as what?
The head of the Executive Branch is who?
The president has the power to do this if he doesn't like a law.
The Supreme Court interprets the laws and checks to make sure they are what?
The building associated with the Legislative Branch.
The President appoints who to the Supreme Court?
Which branch has to approve the justices?
The President can only serve two terms for a total of how many years?
Supreme Court justices are appointed for how long?
The number of representatives that a state has is dependant on what?
"Checks and _____________" is the way each branch can keep from having too much power.
The President is also known as the "Commander in _______?"
The Supreme Court is what branch?