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

The Legislative Branch Crossword

The Legislative Branch Crossword
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Description

What is the length of a Representatives term?
Who is the Speaker of the House?
You have to be at least what age to be a Senator?
What is the length of a senators term?
What are the two houses called?
Who was the president that resigned before being impeached?
What helps limit the power of the three branches?
What takes place every ten years?
What allows congress to pass laws and some flexibility in enacting legislation?
You have to be at least what age to be a representative?
What is the total number of senators?
Who persides the meetings of the senate?
What branch of government contains the House of Representatives and the Senate?
How many years do you have to be a citizen of the U.S. for to be a Representative?

Legislative Branch Crossword Puzzle

Legislative Branch Crossword Puzzle
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Description

The ___________ Compromise provided for a two house legislature
A session of Congress usually lasts __________ year(s).
When the Congress can not agree on a time to leave, the _____________ may adjourn the body.
How is representation determined in the House of Representatives?
Every state in the ________________ gets equal representation
Determining how many representatives each state gets is called___________________.
A member in the Senate must be _________________ (spell out) years old.
A member of the Senate must be a citizen for this many years
Redrawing district lines to benefit one political party is called
This body has 100 members
The Congress's ability to tax is an example of an __________________ power
___________ can declare war
The_________________ clause give the congress flexibility in lawmaking. (Another name for the necessary and proper clause)
If no presidential candidate wins a majority in the Electoral College, the ________ picks the President.
The trial of an impeachment will be held in the
A person who believes that legislators should use the implied powers often is a _________________ constructionist
The President was impeached for violating the Tenure of Office Act. (Last name)
This body has to give advice and consent for a treaty to go through
The most powerful person in the House is called the ___________ of the House
The Vice President is also _______________ of the Senate
These people count votes
The President ____________________ fulfills the role of the President of the Senate, when the President of the Senate is absent
The House _______________ Committee controls the flow of bills to the House floor
This is a permanent committee
This committee is only called for a specific purpose and is usually temporary
This committee is composed of members of both the House and Senate
This committee is formed to work out the differences between house and senate bills
Most bills ___________ in committee
If a president does not want to pass a bill sent to him by the congress he can use the
If a president decides not to sign a bill sent to him in the last 10 days of a session the president can use the ____________veto

civics terms Crossword

civics terms Crossword
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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

Executive Branch Crossword

Executive Branch Crossword
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Crossword
Description

Most electoral votes are allocated based on a "_________" motto.
what is the required age for a candidate running for president and vice president?
who elects the president based on popular vote?
The Electoral College begin as a _________.
One has to be a _______ born U.S. citizen to become president and vice president.
what does the vice president serve as in the senate?
the involvement of V.P. has _______ in recent years.
in the presidential Line of Succession who comes after secretary of state?
who comes first after the president in the Presidential Line of Succession?
in order to become president, a candidate must win at least ____ of the elcetoral votes.
who comes after secretary of commerce? secretary of ______.
__________ is an organized method of resolving the issue of who is head of the executive branch of the government.

The Executive Branch Review Crossword

The Executive Branch Review Crossword
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Description

This person must be at least 35 years of age.
Presidential terms are how many years?
Electors base their vote on the state's ____ vote.
The purpose of the Executive Branch is to ____ the laws.
Role of the president that directs foreign policy and makes treaties?
Agreement between heads of state?
formal agreement between sovereign states.
The president is limited to ____ terms in office.
Made up of 538 members.
The president can call special sessions of _____.
President may ____ bills passed by congress.
Simply means formally accused by the House of Representatives.
President must be a natural born ____.
Fourth in line for presidential succession is Secretarty of ____.
Chief ____ issues pardons, reprieves, and amnesty.

Elections and Voting Crossword

Elections and Voting Crossword
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Crossword
Description

A way for citizens to vote on state or local laws
A series of statements expressing the party's principles, beliefs, and positions on election issues.
A political party that challenges the two major parties
The right to vote
A meeting of political party members to conduct party business
A geographical are that contains a specific number of voters
The votes cast by individual voters in a presidential election, as opposed to electoral votes
Representatives from the 50 states party organizations who run a political party
Political organization established by a corporation, labor union, or other special-interest group designed to support candidates by contributing money
A strong party organization that can control political appointments and deliver votes
A number that is more than 50 percent of the total
The most votes among all those running for a political office
A group of people named by each state legislature to select the President and Vice President
A special election in which citizens can vote to remove a public official from office
The list of candidates for which you cast your vote
A system of government in which two parties compete for power
The first election that takes place to find out who will be the candidate for that party
The recorded version of a vote
Held when no candidate wins a majority
Method of voting for people who cannot go to the polls on election day
Topics do public interest
A way for citizens to propose laws

Chapter 6 The Legislative Branch Crossword

Chapter 6 The Legislative Branch Crossword
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Description

Another name for a representative in the House of Reps
Title given to someone in the US Senate
Minimum age to be a US Representative
Minimum age to be a US Senator
Number of years you must be a US Citizen to be a Representative
Number of years you must be a US citizen to be a US Senator
Both the House and Senate can write and vote on new US _______
The House of Reps is in charge of creating _________ for the US as a way to raise money
The House of Reps can make limits for _______________
The House of Reps runs the US ______________________
The House of Reps can vote to decide whether a member of the government has violated the US ______________
The Senate can declare _____ on foreign countries
The Senate can ratify or deny ____________ that the US makes with foreign countries
The Senate can vote to approve or deny the Presidents _____________ choices
The Senate can vote to approve or deny the Presidents ______________________ choices
There are a total of this many US Representatives from the 50 states
This district has 3 US Representatives
This is the total number of US Senators
Each US State gets this many Senators
South Plainfield belongs to this US Representative District of New Jersey
This man represents South Plainfield and 31 other towns in the US House of Reps
Each district of a state contains about this many people
Number of years a Senator will serve
Number of terms that a Representative or Senator can serve
Title given to the leader of the House of Reps
Title given to the leader of the Senate that fills in for the Vice President
Political Party that currently has the most Senators and Representatives
Name of New Jersey's Senior Senator
Name of New Jersey's Junior Senator
State that current leader of the House of Reps is from
State the current substitute leader of the Senate is from
Name of the current leader of the House of Reps
Name of the current substitute leader of the Senate
The leader of the House of Reps has this place in line for the Presidency
The substitute leader of the Senate has this place in line for the Presidency
The lower part of Congress is called this
The upper part of the Congress is called this

General Knowledge Crossword Puzzle

General Knowledge Crossword Puzzle
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Crossword
Description

Needs to be a US citizen for at least 9 years and over the age 30
The elected head of a republican state.
The _____ __ _______________ is granted by the Constitution the power to impeach an elected official
When an __________ is proposed by Congress, it takes two-and-a-half years for it to be ratified.
If you are born in the United States you automatically gain _________ of the country.
It is also called the Legislative Branch and is made of two parts: House of Representatives and The Senate
Someone who helps the president conduct his duties
A group of people who decide the verdict of a court case.
Indicates a system of government in which the power is divided by constitutional right between national and local units of government.
Deals with disputes between people which can be compensated.
The leader of a state or province.
Protects certain values. such as life or property.
Leads the Judicial Branch of the United States Federal Government.
A form of government with roles and powers given, limited by the law, written in a constitution.
A legal statement that suggests that no one is above the law and governmental decisions must be made only by applying legal knowledge.
Limits the power of the federal government and guarantee citizens of the United States certain rights.
The leader of the ___________ Branch is the President of the United States.
Occupies a central position as the chief, policy-making, and representative organ of the United Nations.
In elections we ____ for people who are going to represent us in the government.
Voting used for electing representatives in the United States.

U.S. Government Crossword

U.S. Government Crossword
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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

The United States Government Crossword

The United States Government Crossword
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Crossword
Description

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