Direct Democracy Crossword

The only country that still has direct democracy
Direct democracy, Also known as ______ democracy
Who makes all the decisions
Direct democracy relies on people coming out and _____
The structure that direct democracy is like
When did direct democracy start
Where did direct democracy start
When did direct democracy start in Switzerland
Some towns in what US state still use direct democracy
Only men over the age of __ born in Athens were considered to be citizens
Citizens come together to discuss issues and ____
Decisions are made by the _____ vote
The purest form of direct democracy is in the Swiss _____
One of the citizen groups in Ancient Athens
Another citizen group in Ancient Athens
The final up in Ancient Athens
This form of government crates an _________ society
In direct democracy there is _____ leader
Who can put forward proposals for laws
What group of people has almost no say
Most countries That used to use direct democracy have evolved to __________ democracy
On advergae how many times year does Switzerland come together to vote

Ancient Greece Vocabulary Crossword

Ancient Greece Vocabulary Crossword

A circular shield used in battle by the Hoplites.
An area/settlement that is controlled by or belongs to a country.
A formal speech, especially given on a ceremonial occasion.
A contagious bacterial disease characterized by fever and delirium.
The study of ideas about knowledge, truth, the nature and meaning of life, etc.
The school male Spartan children were sent to, to become a citizen and soldier.
A public open space used for assemblies and markets.
A body of heavily armed infantry formed in close, deep ranks.
A staple soup made of boiled pigs' legs, blood, salt, and vinegar.
A fortress built on top of a high hill.
The Greek word for city-state.
They entered Greece and settled in Peloponnesus, and later colonized Sicily and Southern Italy.
A member of a group of rich landowners who took power.
A galley with three rows of oars on each side, used as a warship.
Of or relating to Greek history, culture, or art after Alexander the Great.
A democracy in which the power to govern lies directly in the people, rather than through representatives.
A form of government in which citizens hold the power.
One of five Spartan magistrates having power over the king.
A leader who held power through the use of force.
The period of history from the Dorian invasion and end of the Mycenaean civilization, to the the poleis.
A government in which only a few people have power.
To banish an unpopular or too powerful citizen from a city for 5 or 10 years by popular vote.
A provincial governor in the Persian Empire.
People who have the right to participate in government.
A member of a class of serfs (slaves) in Sparta.
A heavily armed foot soldier of ancient Greece.
A democracy in which officials are elected to represent a group of people.

Government Terms Crossword

Government Terms Crossword

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


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Types of Government Crossword

Types of Government Crossword

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 Crossword

Ancient Greece  Crossword

What is a form of government in which citizens govern themselves?
Who is someone who uses reason to explain natural events?
What is the city-state in Ancient Greece that is the current capital?
Only 1/5 of the people were allowed to participate in ________.
Slaves, foreigners, and ______ were excluded from government.
Plato, Aristotle, and ______ were notable Greek philosophers.
Many Greeks believed that their ______ were responsible for all natural events.
A ______ is a sacred site used to consult a god or goddness.
Who was the goddness of war?
Who was the father of Hercules?
The first _____ was held in Greece.
Which philosopher believed intellectual intelligence can only be attained by upper-class males?
Which Athenian branch of government was made up of a council of only 500 men?
What kind of democracy does Ancient Athens have?
What princess did the Trojans capture that led into the Trojan war?

Forms Of Government Crossword

Forms Of Government Crossword

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

Ancient Athens Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle

Ancient Athens Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle

something from a time more than 2500 years in the past
a large, open area in the middle of ancient athens where men would go to shop and gossip
an independent area made up of a city and the surrounding countryside
a ruler who steals power and governs in a harsh and cruel way
children of parents born in athens and the males had the right to vote
residents of athens who had been born outside the city-state and were not allowed to vote or own land
people owned either by private athenians or by the city-state and did not have the right to own land or to vote
a long poem that tells a story, usually about a legendary hero
A democracy in which people vote directly to make decisions rather than having a representative; They vote on things and laws, rather than for people
a decision made by people in authority
a political group in Athenian society
a process in which names are drawn by chance from a large number of choices
a group of people picked by lottery to suggest and discuss laws
a government official who works for the court
something that supports or holds up something else
a group of people whose job was to resolve disputes, hold jury trials, and decide on punishments
where male citizens would go to make decisions, and vote on laws
the person accused of committing a crime in a court case
the person who brings a complaint about another person to the court



A government where the poeople rule themselves.
The city where democracy was born.
Rich landowners.
Government by the Few.
Created a new set of harsh laws.
Created a set of laws that gave nonaristicrats rights and were not as harsh.
Free men that had the right to participate in government.
A leader who held power through the use of force.
A new leader that gained power in Athens.
A meeting for all free men to debate and vote on laws.
a leader that riled from 460 BC to 429 BC. He encouraged the people in his city to participate in government.
Democracy in Greece came to an end when these people conquered it.
All citizens in Anthens could participate directly in the government
The citizens elect officials to represent them in government.

Types of Governments Crossword Puzzle

Types of Governments Crossword Puzzle

In a __________ the country is ruled by a queen and/or king
In a __________ the government leader is elected by the citizens of that country
A country ruled by a single, controlling leader is called a _________
Government leaders/rulers are influenced by their religion in a ____________
A military is an example of the government providing national ________
The government puts forth ________ that prohibit certain actions
_________ for government leaders is a freedom citizens have in a democracy
When citizens directly vote for their leaders, it is called a _________ democracy
A representative democracy is typically only used in ______ countries
A purpose/function of a government is to make economic __________

Ancient Athens Government Crossword

Ancient Athens Government  Crossword

rich landowners
a type of government in which people rule themselves
an officially accepted set of rules or ideas about what should be done
people who had the right to participate in government
a government in which only a few people have power
a ticket or piece of paper used to vote during an election
a leader who held power through the use of force
issues debated within the political system
the democracy created by the founders of the United States
a ruler who held all the power