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1. A document of a govornment that explains its purpose describe its organization and states its powers? constitution
the document written in 1787 and ratified in 1788. U.Sconstitution
the system through wich a community is organized. government
a complete collection of civil laws commissioned by french emporer Napolean. Napoleonic code
a system of law that uses earlier decisions-- commonlaw
the division of power between the federal and state governments federalism
the first 10 amendments of the constitution billofrights
the division of powers amoung the 3 branches of government checks and balances
a legislative session called to discuss subjects special session
revising the legeslative district boundries based on population #s reapportionment
a comitee that includes members from both the senate and the house conference committee
a serious crime felony
a minor crime like a speeding ticket misdemeanor
to take a case to a higher court for further consideration appeal
a group of citizens who hear evidence on a legal case and make a decision based on evidence jury
a panel of 12 citizens who serve for 6 months grand jury
amounts charged citizens by their governments to support the services the government provides taxes
an amount charged for removing natural recources servance tax
legal term for gambling gaming
the primary local government division in louisiana parish
the governing body for most parishes in louisiana police jury
political power given to political subdivisions to govern thier own affairs homerule
a unit of local government municipality
louisianas form of elections openprimarysystem
an organization of people who come together because they have shared ideas about government politicalparty
an attempt to influence legislators about issues lobby
exaggeration propaganda

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government vocabulary Crossword

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A unit of local government- a village, town, or city municpality
The governing body for most parishes in louisiana police jury
A group of citizens who hear evidence to indict a person for a crime jury
An amount charged charged for removing natural resources- such as timber, oil, and gas- from the state; based on the idea that, once natural resources are removed, they will not be available for future generations serverance tax
A divison of powers among the three branches of government, with all branches sharing power and none being authorized to function without the other two checks and balances
Political power given to political subdivisions to govern their own affairs homerule
Revising the legislative district boundaries based on population numbers reapportionment
A serious crime, like murder and armed robbery felony
To take a case to a higher court for further consideration appeal
An organization of people who come together because they have shared ideas about how government should operate political party
The division of power between the federal and state governments. federalism
The legal term for gambling gaming
A panel of twelve citizens who serve for six months and, after listening to the district attorney, decide if there is enough evidence to indict a person for a crime grand jury
The system through which a community is organized; it is empowered to make, enforce, and carry out laws and procedures. government
The primary local government division in louisiana parsish
A committee that includes members from both the Senate and the House, who try to work out differences between two versions of a bill so they can return the revised bill to both chambers for another vote conference committee
A document of a government that explains its purpose, describes its organization, and states its powers constitution
A complete collection of civil laws commissioned by French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte around 1800, which influenced Louisiana's first civil code adopted in 1808 napoleonic code
Louisiana's form of elections, in which all canididates, no matter their political party, complete in the first (or primary) election and voters can vote for any candidate, regardless of party; then the two candidates with the most votes advance to a runoff election open primary system
A legislative session called to discuss specific subjects special session
A less serious crime, like speeding misdemeanor
Info. spread widely in order to promote or discourage a particular proposal or political point of view propaganda
A system of law that users earlier discisons - called presedents as guidelines; it shaped the criminal laws adopted in louisiana commonlaw
To attempt to influence legislators about issues lobby
Amounts charged citizens by their governments( federal, state, and local) to support governments and the services they provide taxes
The document, written in 1787 and ratified in 1788 m, that set up our nations current framework for government U.S. constitution

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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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Goverment Vocab Crossword

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A documet of a goverment that explains its purpose Constitution
The system through wich a community is organized Goverment
A complete collection of civil laws commissioned by French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte Napoleonic Code
A system of law that uses earlier decisions Common Law
The division of power between Federal and State Goverments. federalism
The first 10 Amendments bill of rights
A division of powers among the three branches of goverment checks and balances
A legislative session called to discuss specific subjects special sessions
Revisement of the legislative district boundaries based on population numbers reapportionment
A commitee including both Senate and House of Representatives who try to resolve differences between two versions of a bill conference committee
A serious crime felony
A less serious crime misdemeanor
To take a case to a higher court appeal
A group of citizens who hear evidence on a legal case and make decisions based on the evidence jury
A panel of 12 citizens who serve for 6 months and listen to the district attorney to decide if there is enough evidence to indict a person for a crime grand jury
Amounts charged to citizens by their goverments to support it self and its services taxes
An amount charged for removing natural resources such as timber, oil, and gas severance tax
Legal term for gambling Gaming
The primary local goverment division in Lousiana Parish
The governing body for most parishes in Lousiana Police jury
political power given to political subdivisions to govern their own affair Home rule
A unit of local goverment (villages, towns, or cities) municipality
Louisiana's form elections open primary system
An organization of people who come together because they have shared ideas about how goverment should operate Political Parties
To attempt to influence Legislators about issues lobby
Information spread widely in order to promote or discourage a particular proposal or political point of view Propaganda
document written in 1787 USconstitution

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Goverment by margene Crossword

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a document of a goverment that explains its purpose constitution
the document written in 1787 and ratified in 1788 us constitution
the system through which a community is organized goverment
a complete collection of civil laws commissioned by french emperor napoleon bonaparte napoleonic code
a system of law that uses ealier decisions common law
the division of power between the federal and state goverments federalism
the first ten amendments to the us constitution bill of rights
a division of powers among the three branches of goverment with each branch having check and balances
a legislative session called to dicuss specific subjects special sessions
revising the legislative district boundaries based on population numbers reapportionment
a committee that includes members from both the senate and the house conference committee
a serious crime like murder and armed robbery felony
a less serious crime, like speeding misdemeanor
to take a case to a higher court for further consideration appeal
a group of citizens who hear evidence on a legal case and make a decision based on evidence jury
a panel of twelve citizens who serve for six monthsafter listening to district attorney grand jury
amounts charged citizens by their goverments taxes
an amount charged for removing natural resoures severance tax
the legal term for gambling gaming
the primary local goverment division in louisiana parish
the governing body for most parishes in louisiana police jury
political power given to political subdivisions to govern their own affairs home rule
a unit of local goverment - a village town or city municipality
loisiana's form of elections, in which all candidates, no matter their political party open primary system
an organization of people who come together because they have shared ideas about how goverment should operate political party
to attempt to influence legislators about issues lobby
information spread widely in order to promote or discourage a paticular proposal or political point of view propaganda

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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

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Constitution Crossword

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Counterbalancing influenced by which an organization or system is regulated- ensuring political power is not concentrated in the hands of individuals/groups. Checks and Balances
The restriction of the arbitrary exercise of power by subordinating it to well-defined/established laws. Rule of Law
A legal document authorizing a police officer or other official to enter/search a premise. Search Warrant
The act of implicating oneself in a crime or exposing oneself to criminal prosecution. Self-Incrimination
The clause in the First Amendment of the US Constitution that prohibits the establishment of religion by congress. Establishment Clause
A political system where the legalized force is restricted through delegated and enumerated powers. Limited Government
A jury normally of 23 jurors, selected to examine the validity of an accusation before trial. Grand Jury
The action or crime of making a false spoken statement damaging to a person's reputation. Slander
Principle that the authority of a state/government is created/sustained by the consent of its people. Popular Sovereignty
The right to vote in political elections. Suffrage
Implied by the necessary and proper clause to be delegated for the purpose of carrying out the enumerated powers. Implied Powers
Powers that are shared by both the State and Federal government. Concurrent Powers
A published false statement that is damaging to a person's reputation/written document. Libel
Fair treatment through the normal judicial system, especially as a citizen's entitlement. Due Process
The prosecution of a person twice for the same offense. Double Jeopardy
Refers to the section of the First Amendment- 'Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion.' Free Exercise Clause
The federal principle or system of government. Federalism
Powers assigned to the states and the people. The 10th Amendment of the U.S Constitution covers these. Reserved Powers
The supremacy clause of the U.S convention establishes that the Constitution covers the subject of the reserved powers. National Supremacy
Make minor changes in a text in order to make it fairer, more accurate/up-to date. Amend
A legal document authorizing a police officer or other official to enter/search a premises. Search Warrant
A preliminary or preparatory statement/information. Preamble
Powers granted to the government mostly found in Article One, Section 8 of the Constitution. Expressed Powers
The right of a government or its agent to expropriate private property for public use, with payment of compensation. Eminent Domain
An act of vesting the legislative, executive, and judicial powers of government in separate bodies. Separation of Powers

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Judicial Branch Crossword

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People or things that can prove one side’s version of what happened evidence
The document that created the judicial branch Constitution
Asking an appellate court to review a case appeal
Type of case about someone accused of committing a crime criminal
Court system that deals with United States laws federal
Court system that deals with state laws state
Type of case relating to peoples’ rights civil
Group of people that decides a case after hearing the evidence jury
Number of justices on the Supreme Court nine
the court of last resort supreme court
The Supreme Court’s power to decide what is constitutional judicial review
The lowest court in the federal system district court
minority opinion dissenting
Term used to protect the rights of individuals due process
False accusations in writting libel
An opinion in the supreme court that emphasizes the majority concurrent
Practice of spying for a foreign power espionage
The review by the supreme court of a decision made by a lower court certiorari
Supreme court Chief Justice John Roberts
The right to remain silent self-incrimination

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Mock Trial Vocabulary Crossword

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to clear from charge or accusation Acquit
to hear and settle a case Adjudicate
An act that violates the law Crime
Written declaration made under oath Affidavit
An assertion that must be proved with evidence Allegation
A defendant’s defense against charges Answer
Transferring a case to a higher court for review Appeal
Hears court appeals and reviews decisions Appellate court
Objecting that admits facts of an opponent’s argument that denies they sustain pleading Demurrer
To call the accused to answer the charge Arraignment
Someone’s specific attorney Attorney At Law
Responsible for the case Attorney of record
Assessing the cause of death and examining the cadaver Autopsy
Money in exchange for release of the arrested, in guarantee that they’ll come to trial Bail
Court attendant who keeps order Bailiff
Responsible of proving a charge or allegation Burden of Proof
Facts or evidence in support of claim Case
Hall for trials and court Chambers
Laws of a nation dealing with rights of citizens Civil Law
Summing up important arguments, after seeing evidence Closing Argument
Filed in court against someone, by a plaintiff Complaint
When someone is officially guilty of a crime Conviction
Someone who investigates suspicious deaths Coroner
One who gives advice on legal matters Counsel
Group of people who make decisions about legal cases, and the time when this happens Court
When the accused is charged and judged Criminal action
System for those who commit (or are accused of) crimes Criminal law
Witness is interrogated/extends testimony Cross Examination
Award as compensation for loss/injury, usually money Damages
The accused party Defendant
Questioning a witness Direct Examination
Fair treatment of anyone in court Due Process Of Law
Anything giving information on the case(documents, testimony, items) Evidence
Document or article that is inspected; a form of evidence Exhibit
Crime that is more serious than a misdemeanor Felony
Formal charge for crime Indictment
Court order that prohibits a party of from specific action Injunction
Witnesses must leave the room when someone is appealing to the judge Invoke the Rule
One who hears and decides on court of law Judge
Right to interpret and apply law Jurisdiction
A jury of 12-23 people Jury Grand
Sits at civil and criminal cases Jury Petit

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Bill of Rights Crossword

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A trail determined by your peers. Trail by jury
A group of people gathering in one place for a common purpose; meeting Assembly
U.S. citizens have the right to a fair and speedy trail Amendment six
Weapons (Guns) Arms
Formal written request Petition
Faith; Belief Religion
Feedom of Speech, Religion, Petition, Assembly and Press Amendment one
U.S. citizens have a right to trail by jury Amendment seven
The central government of a federation Federal Government
U.S. citizens have the right to bear arms Amendment two
The persecution of a person twice for the same offense Double Jeopardy
Freedom; Independence Liberty
reasonable "cause" to arrest someone Probable cause
A person's personal belongings Property
U.S. citizens may have rights not listed in the constitution Amendment nine
penalize; a form of disciplining someone Punishment
The government may not force U.S. citizens to shelter soldiers in their homes amendment three
Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted amendment eight
The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people amendment ten
Residence home

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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

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