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Governed as one single unit in which the central governement has all the power unitary
system of government with a loose alliance where the political units (states) control their own lasws; the central government makes decisions on issues that affect the entire group confederation
Government power is divided between the national government and regional governments federal
government in which one person has all power, citizens do not participate autocracy
form of government in which a small group control the power oligarchy
government by the people; where the people have full and equal rights to participate democracy
government by a body of cabinent ministers who are chosen from and responsible to the legislature and act as advisers to nominal chief of state parliamentary
government in which the powers of the president are constitutionally separate from those of the legislature presidential
Language, religious beliefs, values, customs, and other ways of life shared by a group of people culture
The act of traveling in or through (an unfamiliar country or area) in order to learn about or familiarize oneself with it exploration
The act of a countyr taking control of an area and sometimes sending people to live there colonization
The condition of the bottom layer of the Earth's atmosphere in one place over a shourt period o time weather
The weather patterns that an area typically experiences over a long period of time climate
The study of the earth's surface, the connections between places, ans the relationships between people and their environment geography
A flat region plain
A piece of land almost surrounded by water or projecting out into a body of water peninsula
A relatively narrow body of water that connects two larger bodies of water channel
In, relating to, or characteristic of the countryside rather than the town rural
In, relating to, or characteristic of a city or town urban
Fit for or used for the growing of crops arable
JPeople of the same race or nationality who share a distinctive culture ethnic group
Organized system of beliefs, ceremonies, and rules used to worship a god or group of gods religion
Materials or substances such as minerals, forest, water, and fertile land that occur in nature and can be used for economic gain natural resources
A severe downturn in the economy of a country that lasts for a year or more depression
The act of coming together again after being divided reunification
An economic system in which economic decisions are made based on customs, beliefs, religion and habits traditional economy
An econmic system in which a central authority plans and controls price and production levels command economy
and economy in which decisions regarding investment, production and distribution are based on supply and demand, and prices of goods and servicesv are detemined in a free price system market economy
The total market value of all goods and services that are produced within a country, during a given period (usually one year) gdp
Money or other assets owned or used in operating a business capital
A person who organizes and operates a business or businesses entrepreneur

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Unit 6 Vocabulary Crossword

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The total value of goods produced and services provided in a country during one year. GDP
An economic system in which economic decisions and the pricing of goods and services are guided solely by the aggregate interactions of a country's individual citizens and businesses. Market Economy
A form of government run by a small number of people such as wealthy landowners, royalty or powerful military figures. Oligarchy
Economic system in which traditions, customs, and beliefs help shape the goods and the services the economy produces, as well as the rules and manner of their distribution. Traditional Economy
Power is vested in the people, who rule either directly or through freely elected representatives. Democracy
A system that divides up power between a strong national government and smaller local governments Federal
An economic system combining private and public enterprise Mixed Economy
A person who organizes and operates a business or businesses, taking on greater than normal financial risks in order to do so. Entreprenuer
Democratic form of government in which the party with the greatest representation in the parliament forms the government, its leader becoming prime minister or chancellor. Parlimentary Democracy
An economy in which production, investment, prices, and incomes are determined centrally by a government. Command Economy
Goods that are used in producing other goods, rather than being bought by consumers. Capital Goods
The skills, knowledge, and experience possessed by an individual or population, viewed in terms of their value or cost to an organization or country. Human Capital
A system of government where a head of government is also head of state and leads an executive branch that is separate from the legislative branch. Presidental Democracy
Government has power over everything. Unitary
Materials or substances such as minerals, forests, water, and fertile land that occur in nature and can be used for economic gain. Natural Resources
A group of states that are joined together by a central government that has limited powers of authority Confederate
a system of government by one person with absolute power. Autocracy

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fundamentals of economics Crossword

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a steady long term increase in real GDP economic growth
the loss of potential gain from other alternatives when one alternative is chosen opportunity cost
goods used to produce more goods capital goods
a person who uses a good or service consumers
another name for a centrally planned govt. comand economy
there is no such thing as a free lunch TINSTAAFL
give up one benefit to gain another trade-off
the rivalry among sellers trying to achieve such goals as increasing profits competition
a general increase in prices across an economy inflation
a risk-taker in search of profits entrepreneur
a income that does not increase even when prices go up fixed income
study of how people satisfy unlimited wants through careful use of realtive scarce resource economics
physical objects that somone produces goods
the power of consumers to decide what gets producded consumer sovereignty
a financial gain profit
economic system that relies on habit traditional economy
any government system that provides monetary assistance to people with an inadequate or no income. social security
gross domestic product GDP
how much it is worth in money value
the accumulation of products that are tangible, scarce, useful, and transferable from one person to another wealth
mental/physical work or production labor
shortage scarcity
an economy in which prices and wages are determined mainly by supply and demand market economy

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Forms Of Government Crossword

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people elect representatives to make decisions on their behalf republic
ultimate authority rests in a single national government unitary system
small group of powerful people make most government decisions; membership based on wealth (aristocracy), family or military power oligarchy
having a president that is elected by the people for a limited term in office presidential system
political unit with the power to make and enforce laws over a group of people living within a clearly defined territory state
the formal institutions and processes through which decisions are made for a group of people government
one person or small group holds unlimited power over government dictatorship
government is headed by one person, such as a king or queen who exercises spreme authority monarchy
form of gov't where citizens come together to discuss and pass laws and select leaders direct democracy
process by which government makes and carries out decisions politics
process by which government makes and carries out decisions politics
supreme power to act within its territory and to control its external affairs sovereignity
king answerable only to God, not to the people he rules divine right of kings

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Economics Chapter 2 Vocabulary Part 1 Crossword

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occurs when individual workers focus on single tasks, enabling each worker to become more efficient and productive specialization
the worker, firm, region, or country with the lowest opportunity cost of producing an output should specialize in that output law of comparative advantage
the ability to make something using fewer resources than other producers require absolute advantage
the laws, customs, manners, conventions, and other institutional underpinnings that encourage people to pursue productive activity rules of the game
an expansion of the economy's production possibilities, or ability to produce economic growth
each additional increment of one good requires the economy to give up successively larger increments of the other good law of increasing opportunity cost
producing the maximum possible output from available resources, meaning the economy cannot produce more of one good without producing less of the other good efficiency
an economic system shaped largely by custom or religion production possibilities frontier- shows the possible combinations of two types of goods that can be produced when available resources are employed efficiently traditional economy
an economic system in the process of shifting from central planning to competitive markets transitional economy
describes the U.S. economic system, where markets play a relatively large role market economy
an economic system that mixes central planning with competitive markets mixed economy
an economic system in which all resources are government-owned and all production is directed by the central plans of government pure command economy
an economic system with no government so that private firms account for all production pure market economy
the set of mechanisms and institutions that resolves the what, how, and for whom questions for an economy economic system
the doctrine that states that government generally should not intervene in the marketplace "let them do as they please" laissez faire
property owned by individuals or companies, not by the government or the people as a whole private property
an economic system characterized by private or corporate ownership of capital goods; investments that are determined by private decision rather than by state control; and determined in a free market free enterprise
to sell state-run firms to idividuals privatize
large farm leased from the state to groups of peasant farmers collective
requiring strict obedience to an authority, such as a dictator authoritarian
a political system characterized by a centrally planned economy with all economic and political power resting in the hands of the central government communism
a social and political philosophy based on the belief that democratic means should be used to evenly distribute wealth throughout a society socialism
the powers of the consumers to decide what gets produced consumer sovereignty
term economists use to describe the self-regulating nature of the marketplace invisible hand
the struggle among producers for the dollars of consumers competition
an expectation that encourages people to behave in a certain way incentive

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Economic Terms Crossword

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The way a society organizes to produce, distribute, and consume goods and services. Economic System
Tradition determines how a society is organized to produce, distribute, and consume goods/services. Traditional
Individuals make most of the major decisions about production and distribution of goods and services Market
A central authority makes most of the major decisions about production and distribution of goods and services Command
Economic decisions are made by individuals, businesses, and government. Mixed
The worth of a good or service that is determined by the total cost of economic resources that went in to producing and providing a good or service. Value and Price
The amount of a resource, good, or service sellers are willing to sell at possible prices. Supply
How much people want of a good or service at a certain price at a certain time. Demand
People have desires that can be satisfied with goods or services Economic Wants
Human, natural, and capital resources used to produce a good or service. Economic Resources
Wants are unlimited and resources are limited. Scarcity
Goods and services are produced in better quality, quantity, and speed when someones focuses on one particular task. Specialization
People, businesses, and nations depend on others to produce their goods. Interdependence
Any place that allows buyers and sellers to trade goods and services Marketplace
Something that is used to buy and sell goods or services. Currency

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The Foundations of Government Crossword

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A rule set by the government of a town, city, or state. law
Maintaining _____ and preventing violence is the main job of a gov. order
Sometimes referred to as "conservative". rightwing
Sometimes referred to as "liberal". leftwing
Opposed to ways that are not traditional. Liberal
Not favorable of change. conservative
A form of government where a country is ruled by one ruler. monarchy
Rule, control, or leadership by one person with total power. dictatorship
Government or control by a small group of people. Oligarchy
Rule by religious leaders. Theocracy
Rule by the people. democracy
A basic set of rules. Also known as the Ten Commandments. decalogue
a system of government having the real executive power vested in a cabinet composed of members of the legislature who are individually and collectively responsible to the legislature parliamentary
The process or manner of controlling a country, state, etc. government
A form of government in which power is shared between a central government and individual states, provinces, etc. federal
Forming a single unit. unitary
United in a league. confederate
The process or system by which goods and services are produced, sold, and bought in a country or region. economy
Separation of __________ is an example of horizontal distribution powers
A constitutional ______ is a common monarchy with very little or no ruling power. monarch

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Government/Economic Systems Crossword

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Citizens hold political power Democracy
King or Queen rule the country Monarchy
Where the economy is completely controlled by the government. Command Economy
A system which people own their own businesses and property Market
There are no representatives leading the country. Direct Democracy
USA is an example of this type of democracy Representative Democracy
A law making body Government
A government where one person has all the power Autocracy
One leader has absolute control over citizens lives. Dictatorship
religious rule Theocracy
small group of people that have all the power Oligarchy
Nobody is in conrol Anarchy
small group of people usually military who rule a country after taking it over. junta
The monarch has all the power, and had the final say over the government. Absolute monarchy
A monarch that shares power with other parts of the government and are subject to the country's constitution Constitutional Monarchy

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Government Terms Crossword

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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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U.S. Government Crossword

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

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Economics Vocabulary Crossword

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An example of the means of production in an economy factory
In this type of economy, the government owns the factories socialism
Adam Smith used this phrase to describe competition in the marketplace invisiblehand
In this type of government, power is passed down through families monarchy
In this economic system, the government does not get involved in the economy capitalism
In socialist economies, wealth is divided ______________________. equally
Voting is an important element of this type of government democracy
a time of big changes revolution
the way something is made to happen; resources means
one of the two countries that engaged in the Cold War Russia
Democracy is the ______________________ system in the U.S. political
In a capitalist society, the means of production are ______________________ owned. privately
Earning money for work is known as wage ___________________. labor
Capitalism is based on a free __________________. market
things people by and sell goods
Under communism, there is no private ___________________. property
capital money
new or recent modern
people living together in an organized community society
a large land mass continent
France and Spain are on this continent Europe
Washington, D.C. is closest to this ocean Atlantic
Japan and Hawaii are islands in this ocean Pacific

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