HA Period 3 Crossword Assignment

Delegates who shaped U.S. Constitution
England's lawmaking body
Belief that knowledge, reason, and science would improve society
John Locke's basic rights to which all humans are entitled
The sharing of powers between national and state governments
Supreme Law of the Land
Court power to judge whether actions of other branches are unconstitutional
Legislative, Executive, and Judicial
Lawmaking branch of government
Branch of government that carries out the law
Branch that settles disputes and questions the law
System limiting one branch from gaining too much power
To approve
First 10 amendments to the Constitution, stating rights of citizens

U.S. Government Crossword

U.S. Government Crossword

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

Principles of the Constitution Crossword

Principles of the Constitution Crossword

Law-making Branch
Law-enforcing Branch
Law-interpreting Branch
In Congress, 1 of 100
First 10 Amendments
1st says: say what you want (2 wds.)
2nd says: right to ___ (2 wds.)
Law of the Land
3rd says: they can't stay
Half of Congress: 1 of 3
Half of Congress: 2 of 3
Half of Congress: 3 of 3
Before it alaw
Change to the Constitution
Simply, doc to search your stuff
5th says: right to remain __
Type of court for 6th
Type of court for 7th
President of the Senate
Powers given to the fed. gvmnt.
Powers given to the States
8th says: no unusual __
Gvmt. pay for what they take away (2 wds.)
Intro to Constitution
"...provide for the common __"
"...secure the blessings of __"
"1st Constitution"?
Chief Executive; commander-in-Chief, ...
"People Rule": 1 of 2
Principle of shared power between fed gvmt & states
Greatest power of Sup. Court: 1 of 2
Greatest power of Sup. Court: 2 of 2
Full Faith and __
__ & Proper: The Elastic Clause
Powers shared by nat. & state gvmts.
To approve an Amendment
The R of RAPPS
6th says: right to a __
__ Clause: nothing higher than Constitution
"People Rule": 2 of 2

The United States Government Crossword

The United States Government Crossword

the political direction and control exercised over the actions of the members, citizens, or inhabitants of communities, societies, and states
a group of persons sworn to render a verdict or true answer on a question
a native or naturalized member of a state or nation
the system of fundamental principles according to which a nation or state is governed
the branch of government charged with the execution and enforcement of laws
the power or right vested in one branch of a government to cancel a law
the presentation of formal charges against a public official by the lower house
the presentation of formal charges against a public official by the lower house
an official enumeration of the population, with details as to age, sex, occupation
a meeting of party leaders to select candidates, elect convention delegates
having power to frame or alter a political constitution or fundamental law
a group of persons who work or conduct a campaign to influence members of a legislature to vote
the branch of government charged with the interpretation of laws
the body of laws of a state or nation regulating ordinary private matters

U.S. Constitution Crossword Puzzle

U.S. Constitution Crossword Puzzle

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

The Constitution Crossword

The Constitution Crossword

Division of power between the national and state governments
First 10 amendments of the U.S. constitution
Branch of government responsible for making and passing laws
Branch of government that carries out the laws
Branch of government that interprets the law
A change to the constitution
Written in the constitution, tells the goals and purposes of government
The men who came up with and drafted the constitution
At the constitutional convention, this plan was favored by larger states
At the constitutional convention, this plan was favored by smaller states
Head of executive branch
The process of granting a foreigner citizenship
Power of the president to sign any bill into law
Gives congress the right to carry out any law deemed necessary and proper
2 house legislature
Mutual restraint among the various branches of government
States the constitution is the greatest law of the land
A person who is a member of the nation by birth or naturalization and are entitled to full rights
Going against the constitution
Body of electors who formally elect the U.S. president and vice president
Wanted a strong central government
Wanted more power for the states and less for government

Origins of American Government Crossword

Origins of American Government Crossword

Consisting of two houses
A charter agreed to by King John of England that granted nobles certain rights and restricted the King's powers
A colony that was based on a grant of land by the English monarch to a proprietor, or owner, in exchange for a yearly payment
Colonies based on a grant of land by the British crown to a company or a group of settlers
An alliance formed in 1643 by the Plymouth, Connecticut, Massachussetts Bay, and New Haven colonies in order to defend themselves from threats posed by Native Americans and by settlers from near by Dutch colonies
First Plan for uniting the colonies, proposed by Benjamin Franklin
Law passed by English parliament that required a government tax stamp on paper goods and all legal documents
A meeting of colonial delegates in Philidelphia to decide how to respond to the abuses of authority by the British government
A declaration of citizen's rights issued by the Virginia Convention
The document that created the first central government for the United States. It was replaced by the Constitution in 1789
Formally approved
Legislation passed by Congress to establish a plan for settling the North West territory
Delegates of Constitutional Convention who developed the framework for the government and wrote the Constitution
The plan for government in which the national government would have supreme power and a legislative branch would have two houses with represenatives determined by state population
A proposal to create a unicameral legislature with equal representation of states instead or representation by population
An agreement worked out at the Constitutional Convention established that a states population would determine representation in the lower house of legislature, while each state would have equal representation in the upper house
Group of people who supported the adoption of the U.S. Constitution and a strong national government
Group of people who opposed the adoption of the Constitution
The pen name that the framers Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay used when writing the Federalist Papers
The first ten ammendments to the U.S. Constitution concerning basic individual liberties

State and local government crossword

 State and local government crossword

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

The Constitution Vocab Crossword

The Constitution Vocab Crossword

act of conformation
Three Branches Of government , Judical , Legislative, Executive
A series of 8 essays written to persuade New york to amend the constitution
Branch That Interepts Laws
To accuse the president of misconduct in office
People who supported ratifacation of the Constitution
System of government in which power is shared between the national goverment and the states
Part of government that makes laws
a constitutional right the president has to reject a proposal or decision made by the law-making body
Addition to a document
People who oppose the constitution
First 10 Amendments to the U.S Constitution
Branch that enforces laws

Government Crossword

Government Crossword

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
A formal agreement or contract between two or more states, such as an alliance or trade arrangement
In violation of the requirements of the constitution of a nation or state.
Process by which overtime many changes have been made in the Constitution which have not involved any changes in its written words
A system of government in which a written constitution divides power between a central government and regional or sub-divisional governments
Review by the US Supreme Court of the constitutional validity of a legislative act.
Separate parts of a legal document that deals with a single subject
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.
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.
A body of people representing the states of the US, who formally cast votes for the election of the president and vice president.
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.
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.
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
An article added to the US Constitution.
An introductory statement; especially : the introductory part of a constitution or statute that usually states the reasons for and intent of the law
An act of vesting the legislative, executive, and judicial powers of government in separate bodies
The first ten amendments to the US Constitution, ratified in 1791 and guaranteeing such rights as the freedoms of speech, assembly, and worship.
Of or relating to an established set of principles governing a state.
The restriction of the arbitrary exercise of power by subordinating it to well-defined and established laws.

Chapter 8 Vocab Crossword

Chapter 8 Vocab Crossword

delgates of the constitutional convention who shaped the us constitution
England's legislative body
movement that promoted the idea that knowledge,science and reason would improve society
based on the ideas of john locke; basic rights and freedoms to which all humans are entitled (Life,liberty and the pursuit of happiness
The sharing of powers between the national and state governments
Final and supreme law of the land; supreme law of the land
power of thw court to judge whether or mot actions of other branches are unconstitutional
legislative,executive and judicial
lawmaking branch of the government
branch of the government that executes or carries out the law
branch of the government that inclused the courts that settle disputs and questions of the law
system in which each branch of government checks or limits other branches so no one branch has to much power
to approve
supporters of the constitution and a stronger national government
aganist raftying the constition, feared government power and wanted a bill of rights included to protect peoples' rights
an offical chnage to the constitution
introduction to the US constition stating the goals of the constitution
powers that belong only to the national government
powers that only belong to the states
powers shared by the state and federal government
powers not spefically listed in the constitution,but are entrusted to congress
political theory that government is subject to the will of the people
people rule through elected leaders
governments power comes from the people