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citizenship test Crossword

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What is the legislative branch of our government Congress
What are the two Senators from Pennsylvania Patrick Toomey and Bob Casey
For how long do we elect a senator? six years
What is the Judiciary branch of our government? Supreme Court
For how long do we elect representatives two years
What is the executive branch of our government the President
What are the duties of the Supreme Court Make sure all laws are fair
Who said, "Give me liberty or give me death" Patrick Henry
What is the head executive of a state called? Governor
How many terms can the President serve? two
How many Supreme Court justices are there 9
Who wrote the Star Spangled Banner Francis Scott Key
Who is the commander in chief of the United States? The President
What are the first ten amendments of the Constitution called? The Bill of Rights
In what month do we vote for the President November
How many times can a Senator be reelected? no limit

The Legislative Branch Crossword

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What is the length of a Representatives term? two years
Who is the Speaker of the House? Paul Ryan
You have to be at least what age to be a Senator? thirty
What is the length of a senators term? six years
What are the two houses called? Congress
Who was the president that resigned before being impeached? Richard Nixon
What helps limit the power of the three branches? Checks and Balances
What takes place every ten years? Census
What allows congress to pass laws and some flexibility in enacting legislation? Elastic Clause
You have to be at least what age to be a representative? twenty-five
What is the total number of senators? One hundred
Who persides the meetings of the senate? Vice President
What branch of government contains the House of Representatives and the Senate? Legislative
How many years do you have to be a citizen of the U.S. for to be a Representative? seven years

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

judicial branch Crossword

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In the state court judges are elected for how many years 4years
If you are a delinquent or unruly what is the age for you to go to a juvenile court Under 17
Highest court in ga supreme
Court that can issue search warrants state
How many supreme court are there in GA 1 court
Civil wrong doing of an individual tort
Who reviews the death sentence cases supreme court
Court that handles minor traffic incidents magistrate
Number of counties in GA 159
Court that handles wills and estates probate
Which court handles cases involving violations of city law municipal
Highest trial court superior
What is the job of the judicial branch to Georgia citizens ensure justice
What did you do if you got the death penalty capital felony
What judges are elected by partisan elections juvenile
Most serious crimes felony crimes
Appellate court other than supreme court of appeals
Occurs when a written law is broken crime
Reviews cases that have been already decided by a lower court appellate
Less serious crimes with less than a year in prison misdemeanor
Which court look at all felony trials superior
What type of case does felony and misdemeanors go to criminal
Which court deal with land deed disputes superior
What are the delinquent behaviors that bring a juvenile to the adult process 7 deadly sins

The Three Branches of Government Crossword

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First female court Justice SANDRA DAY O'CONNOR
First African American justice THURGOOD MARSHALL
To cancel laws congress has passed VETO
After a case was decided by the court of appeals, the losing side can appeal the conclusion by this . These cases usually includes important issues. This can decide to hear or decline a case. SUPREME COURT
Decides whether an individual is guilty or innocent and approves presidential appointees SENATE
The highest executive officer and head of them Executive Branch PRESIDENT
Freedom from punishment PARDONS
Makes laws LEGISLATIVE BRANCH
Third branch of government, made up of the Supreme Court. JUDICIAL BRANCH
Freedom from punishment IMPEACH
Has the power to impeach government officials HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
A system that divides powers between the states and Federal Government FEDERAL SYSTEM
Commands that have the power of law EXECUTIVE ORDERS
Enforces laws EXECUTIVE BRANCH
Lower federal courts that are divided according to cases over which they have jurisdiction DISTRICT COURTS
A group of judges that can decide if a case was tried fairly in the lower courts COURTS OF APPEALS
A set of basic principles that determine the power and duties of the government. CONSTITUTION
Made up of the House of Representatives and the Senate. Has the ability to make laws. CONGRESS
The head of the senate, which advises the president. CABINET

Civics & Econ: Structure of Government Vocab Crossword

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Someone who is an advocate of the federal system of government. Federalism
Powers that are specifically named in the constitution. Expressed Power
Powers that are not specifically named in the constitution but assumed to exist. Implied Power
The branch of government that includes the President and his cabinet. Executive Branch
The branch of government that is bicameral or has two "houses", that make laws. Legislative Branch
The branch of government that interprets the meanings of laws and includes the supreme court. Judicial Branch
The act of vesting the Executive, Legislative, and Judicial powers of gov. into separate bodies. Separation of Power
Someone who is a member of the legislative branch. Legislator
The highest federal court in the U.S. Supreme Court
The elected head of the republican state. President
A body of advisers of the president. Cabinet
A system of gov. where most of the important decisions are made by state officials rather than elected officials. Bureaucracy
To control or supervise something by means of rules or regulations. Regulate
To establish the number of something or mention a number of things. Enuemerate
Regulation of the equality of the branches of government. Checks and Balances
The national legislative body of a country. Congress
A chosen person to act or speak for another or others. Representatives
A member of the senate. Senator
The constitutional right to reject a decision or proposal made by a law making body. Veto
To charge the holder of a public office with misconduct. Impeach

Legislative Branch Crossword

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There are two from each state elected Senators
Senate represent______________ as a whole state
House of Senate is elected for a term of ___________ . six years
The Legislative Branch has a structure built with a __________ of two houses Congress
The number of ______________________ are based on state popluation. House of Representatives
Each House of Rep. represents a certain ___________. district
House of Rep. must be at least _________ years old twenty five
Senators must be at least _________ years old thirty
Both houses must be a ___________ of the state which elects him. resident
The _______ may approve all treaties & appointments made by the President Senate
The ________ may initiate money bills House
The Senate may ______ impeached officials try
The House may bring charges of ________________ against elected officials impeachment
The House may elect a ________ if no candidate receives a majority of the electoral votes President
The Senate may elect a _______________ if no candidate receives a majority of the electoral votes Vice President
How many House of Rep. are up for election during an election year? all
How many Senators are up for election during an election year? onethird
Which house is responsible for coining money, making laws, & declaring war? both

court Crossword

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Who appoints the federal judges with the advice and consent of the senate? President
What type of officer conducts presentence investigations, prepares presentence reports on convicted defendants, and supervises released defendants? Probation
What is the term used to describe evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries? testimony
________ are rules that set out a uniform sentencing policy for individuals and organizations convicted of felonies and serious (Class A) misdemeanors in the United States federal courts system. sentencing guidelines
What is the highest court in the country? supreme court
Does state court or federal court have jurisdiction over bankruptcy cases? federal
What is the term used for a crime that is punishable by death? capital offense
________ is a proceeding in which an individual who is accused of committing a crime is brought into court, told of the charges, and asked to plead guilty, not guilty, or nolo contendere (no contest) arraignment
In a criminal case who can appeal a guilty verdict? defendant
What type of offense is it when the penalty can include up to one year in a county jail. misdemeanor
What amendment protects against cruel and unusual punishments? eighth
How many of the amendments are for criminal cases? four
What is a serious crime carrying a penalty of more than one year in prison called? felony
How many jurors are there in a criminal trial? twelve
What is the least serious offense called? infraction
The U.S. is the only country in the world with juries in what type of trials? civil
What branch of government makes the laws? legislative

Georgia Government Vocabulary Crossword

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What is the youngest someone can be to be Lieutenant Governor? 30 years old
______ court reviews civil and criminal cases. Supreme
There are 180 members in the ___________. State House of Representatives
Who is the governor of Georgia? Nathan Deal
The state senate makes_____. Laws
The lieutenant governor can serve ________ terms. Unlimited
The lieutenant governor is the _______ of the senate. President
What is the second highest court? Appellate
A citizen of Georgia must be _______ to vote 18 years old
How long is a session of the Georgia General Assembly? 40 days
What are bills that deal with a budget called? Appropriations
What committees are permanent in the legislative branch? Standing
What committees are temporary in the legislative branch? Interim
A bill is a _______ law. Proposed
Which branch of government enforces the law? Executive
Which branch of government interprets the law? Judicial
Which branch of government makes the laws? Legislature
An agreement in which each side of an argument gives something up is called? Compromise
Which court deals with traffic violations and search?arrest warrants? Magistrate court
Which court deals with serious felonies committed by adults and juveniles? Superior court
The judges in the Supreme court are called_____ Justices
The leader of the Supreme court is called the_____ Chief Justice
There are ___ in the Superior court system of Georgia 159 courts
There are ____ in the State court system 72 courts
There are _____ different types of courts systems in Georgia Seven

Government Crossword

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The constitutional power of the chief executive of a state or nation to prevent or delay the enactment of legislation passed by the legislature; reject Veto
A formal agreement or contract between two or more states, such as an alliance or trade arrangement Treaty
In violation of the requirements of the constitution of a nation or state. Unconstitutional
Process by which overtime many changes have been made in the Constitution which have not involved any changes in its written words Informal Amendment
A system of government in which a written constitution divides power between a central government and regional or sub-divisional governments Federalism
Review by the US Supreme Court of the constitutional validity of a legislative act. Judicial Review
Separate parts of a legal document that deals with a single subject Articles
An international agreement, usually regarding routine administrative matters not warranting a formal treaty, made by the executive branch of the US government without ratification by the Senate. Executive Agreement
A custom whereby presidential appointments are confirmed only if there is no objection to them by the senators from the appointee's state, especially from the senior senator of the president's party from that state. Senatorial Courtesy
A body of people representing the states of the US, who formally cast votes for the election of the president and vice president. Electoral College
A body of persons appointed by a head of state or a prime minister to head the executive departments of the government and to act as official advisers. Cabinet
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. Checks and Balances
Proposing an amendment, which can be done by either both chambers of Congress, passing it by a two-thirds vote or by two-thirds of the states requesting a convention be held to consider amendments Formal Amendment
An article added to the US Constitution. Amendment
An introductory statement; especially : the introductory part of a constitution or statute that usually states the reasons for and intent of the law Preamble
An act of vesting the legislative, executive, and judicial powers of government in separate bodies Separation of Powers
The first ten amendments to the US Constitution, ratified in 1791 and guaranteeing such rights as the freedoms of speech, assembly, and worship. Bill of Rights
Of or relating to an established set of principles governing a state. Constitutional
The restriction of the arbitrary exercise of power by subordinating it to well-defined and established laws. Rule of Law