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

Chapter 8: Confederation to Constitution Crossword

Chapter 8: Confederation to Constitution Crossword
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_____ is a act of official confirmation
______ is a place where weapons are stored
_______ was lands narrowest of the Appalachians, covered by the Land Ordinance of 1785
_______ was an impose or raise of tax
_______ is a country or nation in which people elect representatives to govern
these people helped create the U.S. Consitution
_____ was a proposal for a legislature in which each state would have one vote
_____ was a prominent adviser to the Constitutional Convention
____ is the government department that interprets laws
______ is the government department that makes laws
_______ are the first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution
_________ is an addition to a document
__________ were people who supported ratification of the Constitution
_____________ is a system in which more than one half of a group holds the power to make decisions binding the entire group
__________ is a system of government in which power is shared between the national (or federal) government and the states

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

Government Terms Crossword

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

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

Ch. 1 American Government Crossword

Ch. 1 American Government  Crossword
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territory is defined by this
a recognized organization
makes laws and frames Public Policy
ability and prevent action
number of characteristics in the State
what is the basis of government and politics
Ethnic term
geographic term
legal term
everything the government decides to do
what three things do the three Government Branches have in common
pure democracy
One person hold ultimate political power
System based on religious laws
Law executing
Body of people
how many steps are involved in the process of politics
the power and make and enforce without the consent of higher authority
How many things are the government responsible to do
What does the government establishes
government insures domestic
what type of democracy did the founding father institution
totalitarian
"Government of the people, by the people"
"we the people"
constitution
government conducted only by the people
theory that God created the state sovereign
might makes right
one person or small group claimed control over territory

AP Gov. & Politics Crossword Puzzle

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

Types of Government Crossword

Types of Government Crossword
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Type of democracy where citizens elect leaders to represent them in government
A small group that rules a country after taking it by force
One person has all the power
Type of democracy where citizens are involved in day-to-day government
Recognizes God as the ultimate authority in government and law
One leader has absolute control over citizens' lives
Citizens hold the political power
A small group of people has all the power
People are not subject to any nation or government
A king or queen rules the country

Ancient Greece Chapter 5 Crossword Puzzle

Ancient Greece Chapter 5 Crossword Puzzle
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Area dedicated to the honor of gods and goddesses
Watercolor paintings done on wet plaster
Narrow water passages, that connect the Mediterranean and Black seas
Greeks evolved a unique version of the city state
A high city
A government in which a king or queen exercises central power
Rule by a landholding elite
A small group of people having control over a country
Massive formation of heavily armed foot soldiers
Invaders turned into state-owned slaves
Government by the people
People who gained power by force
Law making body, that debated laws before deciding to approve or reject them
A formal agreement between two or more nations or powers to cooperate and come to one another;s defense
Which people decide policies
Fixed salary
A panel of citizens who have the authority to make the final judgement in a trial
Expelled from the city state
Rational thinking
The art of skillful speaking
Plays that told stories of human suffering that usually ended in a disaster
Humorous plays that mocked people or customs
The murder of a public figure, usually for political reasons
Absorbed, Greek ideas
sun-centered, solar system was not accepted by most scientists until almost 2,000 years later

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

WHO RULES Crossword

WHO RULES Crossword
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CENTRAL SUPREME GOVERNMENT WHICH HOLD AUTHORITY AND MAKES DECISIONS
GOV IN WHICH SOVEREIGN STATES DELEGATES POWER TO A CENTRAL GOV FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSES
A SYSTEM THAT DIVIDES UP POWER BETWEEN A STRONG NATIONAL GOVERNMENT AND SMALLER LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
ONE PERSON WITH ABSOLUTE POWER
SMALL GROUPS OF PEOPLE HAVING CONTROL OF A COUNTRY
POWER VESTED IN THE PEOPLE WHO RULE DIRECTLY OR THROUGH FREELY ELECTED REPRESENTATIVES
PEOPLE DECIDE POLICY INITIATIVES DIRECTLY
TYPE OF DEMOCRACY THAT ELECTED OFFICIALS REPRESENTING GROUP OF PEOPLE
TYPE OF DEMOCRACY WHERE ITS CITIZENS ENTITLED TO VOTE AND ELECT
DEMOCRATIC AND REPUBILICAN SYSTEM OF GOV WHERE A HEAD OF GOV LEADS THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH
THE PARTY WITH THE MOST REPRESENTATIVES IN THE PARLIAMENT FORMS THE GOVERNMENT AND LEADERS BECOME PRIME MINISTERS OR CHANCELLOR