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Local Government Word Search

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council manager government
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Local government Crossword

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Geographical subdivisions of state government. counties
Political jurisdictions, such as cities, villages, or towns, incorporated under state law to provide governance to defined geographical areas; they are more compact and more densely populated that counties. Municiplaities
A local governmental unit created for a single purpose, such as water distribution. Special District
Incorporated political jurisdictions formed to provide self-governance to particular localities. cities
The elected chief executive of a municipality. mayor
A municipality's legislature. city council
An official appointed to be the chief administrator of a municipality. city manager
A form of municipal governance in which there is an elected executive and an elected legislature. Mayor-Council System
A municipal government in which the mayor has the power to perform the executive functions of government. strong mayor system
A municipal government in which the mayor lacks true executive powers, such as the ability to veto council decisions or appoint department heads. weak mayor system

local government crossword

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pertaining to judgment in courts of justice or to the administration of justice: judicialservices
a bus or train publictransportation
an aspect of a country's tax code designed to incentivize, or encourage a particular economic activity taxincentive
designated and/or maintained by the county highway department. countyroads
efforts that seek to improve the economic well-being and quality of life for a community economicdevelopment
our local library is a part of this libraryservices
urgent care is part of this healthservices
water fountain is part of this watersupply
bridgemill playground parks
the work of building such things as roads, schools, and reservoirs, carried out by the government for the community publicworks
a business needs this to sell alchhol alcohollicenses
any process that makes water more acceptable for a specific use watertreatment
public education freedommiddleschool
a political and administrative division of a state county
a mayor in a mayor-council method of municipal government whose powers of policy-making and administration are by charter in large degree subordinate to the council weakmayor
a mayor in a mayor-council method of municipal government who is given by charter a large degree of control and responsibility strongmayor
a place where mail is delivered and recieved postoffice
local firetrucks are stored until a fire firestation
where poliece officers are kept along with their gear ready to report to duty policestation
a city governments main building cityhall
a lower court which usually tries criminal misdemeanors and civil lawsuits municiplecourts
the elected head of a city, town, or other municipality mayor
the legislative body that governs a local government area citycouncil

CE 8 Local Government Vocabulary Crossword

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a government document granting permission. charter
the legislative branch of city government city council
Towns, cities and counties are _________ of local government. units
the legislative branch for a county. Board of Supervisors
The head of the executive branch in a city. Elected by voters. Mayor
Elected by the legislative branch to oversee the functions of local government. city manager
Largest unit of local governemnt county
A local law Ordinance
Locality local government
The decision making body for schools in a local unit school board

The Constitution and American Government Crossword

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set of fundamental principles and established precedents for the states and national government to follow Constitution
the government does not have absolute power over the people Constitutionalism
non-elected officials that make decisions unlike elected representatives Bureaucracy
first ten amendments added to the constitution Bill of Rights
when the people rule over the government and its power Democracy
thought of one’s own belief/actions cannot be controlled by another force-unless said actions hinder or hurt another Liberty
representation based off of population of a state and are elected House of Representatives
where each branch of government is separated Separation of Powers
where branches of government are divided and share power to keep the other in check and balance Checks and Balances
when the courts see if an act is constitutional or not Judicial Review
natural rights of life, liberty, and property that the government cannot impede or take away Inalienable Rights
when the states remained sovereign and independent, and the national government had little to no power over the states. Gov could make treaties and alliances, but could not tax Articles of Confederation
idea of devolution, to give back power from the federal gov to the state gov New Federalism
separation of power between the state and national government Federalism
powers shared by the federal and state government Concurrent Powers
Article 8 in the Constitution, limited Congress powers (i.e: lay and collect taxes, to establishing post offices) and created the criteria of laws to be “necessary and proper” Enumerated Powers
laid the groundwork for Judicial review, where the judicial branch reprimanded Congress and created a structurally sound power in the courts Marbury vs Madison
Congress can regulate anything relating to commerce (imports/exports of goods and services) Commerce Clause

State and local government crossword

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the governing body of a nation, state, or community goverment
the most important city or town of a country or region, usually its seat of government and administrative center. Capital
a constitutional right to reject a decision or proposal made by a law-making body veto
the highest judicial court in a country or state. supreme court
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 Felony
the ability to do something or act in a particular way, especially as a faculty or quality power
make a law enact
income from taxes and fees Revenue
a city with its own government municipality
the release of an offender from detention, subject to a period of good behavior under supervision. probation
A minor wrong doing misdemeanor
a permanent committee that meets regularly. standing committee
general assembly is the legislative branch of the state government. In most states it comprises two houses: the Senate and the House of Representatives . General assembly
Officially order to return to a place Recall
The element head of a city,town,or other municipality Mayor
laws, considered collectively. Legislation
not in accordance with a political constitution, especially the US Constitution, or with procedural rules. Unconstitutional
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. House of Representatives
The division of power among the three branches of government Separation of power
Currently holding office Incumbent
A municipal body having legislative and administrative powers City Council
a member of a senate. Senator
The head of the executive branch of the state government Governor
propose or formally enter as a candidate for election or for an honor or award. Nominate
the action of taking something for one's own use, typically without the owner's permission. appropriations

Creamy Crossword Pot

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The legislature in a city government. City Council
To cancel an act or law. Repeal
To make into a law. Enact
A committe that works on bills between sessions. Interim Committee
The act of making or enacting laws. Legislation
The process of passing legislation. Enactment
The executive head of state in the U.S Governor
A state official that is second in rank to the Governor. Lieutenant Governor
Money for investment. Capital
Funds reserved for a specific use. Appropriations
A minor crime. Misdemeanor
A serious or violent crime. Felony
The highest judicial court in the county or state. Supreme Court
Pertaining to young people. Juvienile
A trial court in the Georgia court system; hears both civil and criminal cases. Superior Court
The current office holder. Incumbent
The ability or right to control people or things. Power
A person from a legislature district. Constituent
An accounting period that is one year. Fiscal year
An elected or appointed member of a senate. Senator
A person elected to act and speak for others. Representatives
Failing to do what law or duty requires. Delinquent
A government in which citizens rule together through elected representatives. Republic
Income received by the government through taxes. Revenue
A constitutional right to reject a decision. Veto

Civil Rights Movement Crossword

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court case that has to do with "seperate but equal" Plessy v Ferguson
Students wore black wristbands to protest discrimination Sweatt V Painter
was instrumental in ending legal segregation and became the first African-American justice of the Supreme Court. Thurgood Marshall
state and local laws enforcing racial segregation in the Southern United States Jim Crow Laws
federal law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any federally funded education program or activity Title lX
aimed at abolishing wage disparity based on sex Equal Pay Act
ended segregation in public places and banned employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or national origin Civil Rights Act
Laws that prohibit discrimination in the work place Equal Employment
Student could not get into UT because he was Black Brown v Board
admission policies that provide equal access to education for those groups that have been historically excluded Affirmative Action
prohibits any poll tax in elections for federal officials. 24th Amendment
case against abortion Roe v Wade
challenged segregation in Orange County, California Mendez v Westminister
made the segregation of children of Mexican descent in Texas illegal Delgado v Bastrop
the first and only Mexican-American civil-rights case heard and decided by the United States Supreme Court during the post-World War II period Hernandez v Texas
Court ruled that members of both houses of a state legislature must be chosen from districts approximately equal in population. White v Regester
concerning public school finances Edgewood v Kirby

Local Government Word Search

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eligibility
ballot
vote
property tax
rally
budget
publicly funded
trustees
school board
department
taxes
council chambers
minutes
transparency
agenda
returning officer
scrutineer
polling station
oath
forums
nomination
municipalities
reeve
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government
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27 Amendments Crossword

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Freedom of Speech, Press, Religion and Petition One
bear arms two
Conditions for quarters of soldiers three
need warrant or probable cause to arrest and search four
Presumption of Innocence five
Right to a speedy trial six
Right to a trial by jury Right of trial by jury of your peers seven
No cruel or unusual punishment such as torture eight
U.S. Supreme Court decides what the constitution means nine
States can make local rules and laws such as divorce rules ten
federal courts do not have jurisdiction in case against a state eleven
Revises presidential election procedures twelve
Abolishes slavery thirteen
Defines citizenship fourteen
Prohibits the denial of the right to vote based on race fithteen
Income tax sixteenth
Popular Election of Senators seventeen
Prohibition of Intoxicating Liquors eighteen
Equal Suffrage---Sex; Right of Women to Vote nineteen
Commencement of Terms; Sessions of Congress; Death or Disqualification of President-Elect twenty
Repeal of 18th Amendment twenty one
Presidental Tenure; No President may serve more than 2 elected terms twenty two
Inclusion of DIstrict of Columbia in Presidential Election System twenty three
Right to Vote in Federal Elections----Tax Payment; Outlawed the payment of a tax as a condition for taking part in elections twenty four
Presidential Succession; Vice Presidential Vacancy; Presidential Inability twenty five
Right to Vote----Age; Must be 18 years or older twenty six
Congressional Pay; Congress's power to fix the salaries of its members twenty seven