Three Branches of Government Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

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?

Government Word Search

Government Word Search
Type
Word Search
Description

commander in chief
attorney general
executive branch
judicial branch
administration
vice president
house of reps
supreme court
United States
legislative
government
President
president
secretary
balances
military
national
policies
budgets
cabinet
country
defense
federal
justice
leaders
checks
senate
obama
power
law

U.S. Constitution Crossword Puzzle

U.S. Constitution Crossword Puzzle
Type
Crossword
Description

This Article states that the Constiution is the "Supreme Law of the Land"
The first 10 Amendments of the Constitution
A major source of income for the government
the introduction to the Constitution
changes made to the Constitution
This Article outlines how laws are made
This Article says that 9 states must ratify the Constitution
This Article explains how Amendments are made
This Article outlines the responsibilities of our President
This Article describes the branch of the government that is responsible for "interpreting the law"
There are Seven of these in the Constitution
The branch of government that houses the President and Vice-President
The branch of government that houses the Supreme Court
The branch of government that houses Congress

Branches of Government Crossword

Branches of Government Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

Headed by the president.
Headed by Congress.
Headed by the Supreme Court.
Judicial Branch decides if laws are ___________.
Executive Branch __________ laws (reject).
Legislative Branch has ____ senators from each state.
There are ______ judges in the Judicial Branch.
Legislative Branch makes ________.
Executive Branch __________ people (excuse).
The three branches of government were created to make sure that one person or group did not have too much ___________.
The _________ gives advice to the President about important matters.
Eecutive Branch ________ treaties.
Legislative Branch is loacted in the __________.
The Executive Branch is located in the _______________.
The Judicial Branch is located in the __________.

civics terms Crossword

civics terms Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

who is in charge of the executive branch?
How many U.S. Senators are there?
We elect a President for how many years?
What is the highest court in the United States?
How many justices are on the Supreme Court?
How old do citizens have to be to vote for President?
What is the supreme law of the land?
What do we call the first ten amendments to the Constitution?
Who approves supreme court justices
The legislative branch is also known as
a group of people that make laws
a written document granting land and the authority to set up colonial governments
a legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
to vote approval of
a form of government in which power is divided between the federal, or national, government and the states
the branch of government that carries out laws
the area of jurisdiction of a federal court of appeals
federal court where trials are held and lawsuits are begun
a group of people named by each state legislature to select the president and vice president
a tactic for defeating a bill in the senate by talking until the bill's sponsor withdraws it

U.S. Government Crossword

U.S. Government Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

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

Washington, D.C. Crossword Puzzle

Washington, D.C. Crossword Puzzle
Type
Crossword
Description

The head of the U.S. military is the ___.
Which memorial is at the farthest west end of The Mall?
The Supreme Court hears both original and ____cases.
The President belongs to which branch of government?
John Roberts is the ___of the Supreme Court.
What body of Congress has 100 members?
The President belongs to which of the two major political parties?
What river separates Washington, D.C. from Virginia?
What state surrounds Washington, D.C. on three sides?
Which branch of the U.S. government makes all the federal laws?
How many Supreme Court justices are there?
What building is at the eastern most end of the Mall?
____is the newest Supreme Court justice.
The performing arts center in WDC in named after which president?

BRANCHES OF GOVERNMENT Crossword

BRANCHES OF GOVERNMENT Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

Makes the laws
Explains the meaning of laws
They enforce or carry out the laws
In charge of the Executive branch
President rejects or __________________a bill
If a President approves a bill it becomes________________
President is elected for _________________years
Legislative branch is called ________________________
House of_____________________________
2 of these in every state
Highest court in the United States
Number of justices on the Supreme Court
A system of checks and _______________________
Our government is called the ________________________
1st President of the United States
Father of the Constitution
To be president you have to be ________________________

citizenship test Crossword

citizenship test Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

What is the legislative branch of our government
What are the two Senators from Pennsylvania
For how long do we elect a senator?
What is the Judiciary branch of our government?
For how long do we elect representatives
What is the executive branch of our government
What are the duties of the Supreme Court
Who said, "Give me liberty or give me death"
What is the head executive of a state called?
How many terms can the President serve?
How many Supreme Court justices are there
Who wrote the Star Spangled Banner
Who is the commander in chief of the United States?
What are the first ten amendments of the Constitution called?
In what month do we vote for the President
How many times can a Senator be reelected?

Principles of the Constitution Crossword

Principles of the Constitution Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

roles and powers are given by the people and must be followed
supreme
combining 2 governments, state and national, into one political system
division of governmental roles into three branches
power of a court to judge the constitutionality of laws and acts
each branch has the power to exercise control or influence over the other 2 branches
follows the Constitution
judicial, legislative, and executive
by the people
supreme law of the land
limited government must obey the laws
supreme power is held by the people through voting

Three Branches of Government Worksheet

Three Branches of Government Worksheet
Type
Matching Worksheet
Description

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