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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

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Three Branches of Government Crossword

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

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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

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Three branches of government Crossword

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what branch of government makes the laws? legislative
what's another name for legislative? congress
what amendment limits the president to two years? twentytwo
commands the armed forces president
what can congress only declare? war
how many terms can a president serve? four
how old must the president be? thirtyfive
what branch of government does the president lie in? executive
how many senators are there? onehundred
the supreme court and federal courts lie within the ___ branch. judical
the senate can try the president after ____. impeachment
who is the president of the senate? vicepresident
the legislative branch may reject ____. treaties
a ____ is a freedom from punishment to person convicted of federal crimes or facing criminal charges. pardons
the house of representatives has 435 ____. members

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Legislative Branch Crossword

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What is it called when the process of becoming an American citizen happens? naturalization
How many Years of citizenship are required to become a US senator? Nine
What Age is required to become a US representative? twenty-five
What is the Number of senators from each state? Two
What is it called when a President refuses to sign a bill of congress? Veto
Whats the Years of age required for a US senator? Thirty
Whats the word used when talking about a proposed law? Bill
Which house in congress is based on equality? Senate
Only the __________ can introduce bills to raise revenue or money? House of Representatives
What is the title of the person who presides over the senate? Vice-president
What do you call a person who is paid to convince a Congressman to vote in a way that agrees with his group's point of view? Lobbyists
Before s bill can be voted on by the entire House or Senate, it must be approved by a _______? Committee
It takes a ________ majority vote from both houses of Congress to override a Presidential veto. two out of three
What portion of the Senate is up for election every two years? One out of three
One of the special powers of the Senate is to approve ________ negotiates with the president and other countries Treaties

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Chapter 6 The Legislative Branch Crossword

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Another name for a representative in the House of Reps Congressman
Title given to someone in the US Senate Senator
Minimum age to be a US Representative TwentyFive
Minimum age to be a US Senator Thirty
Number of years you must be a US Citizen to be a Representative Seven
Number of years you must be a US citizen to be a US Senator Nine
Both the House and Senate can write and vote on new US _______ laws
The House of Reps is in charge of creating _________ for the US as a way to raise money taxes
The House of Reps can make limits for _______________ trading
The House of Reps runs the US ______________________ postoffice
The House of Reps can vote to decide whether a member of the government has violated the US ______________ Constitution
The Senate can declare _____ on foreign countries war
The Senate can ratify or deny ____________ that the US makes with foreign countries treaties
The Senate can vote to approve or deny the Presidents _____________ choices Cabinet
The Senate can vote to approve or deny the Presidents ______________________ choices Supreme Court
There are a total of this many US Representatives from the 50 states fourhundredthirtyfive
This district has 3 US Representatives WashingtonDC
This is the total number of US Senators onehundred
Each US State gets this many Senators two
South Plainfield belongs to this US Representative District of New Jersey sixth
This man represents South Plainfield and 31 other towns in the US House of Reps FrankPallone
Each district of a state contains about this many people sevenhundredthousand
Number of years a Senator will serve six
Number of terms that a Representative or Senator can serve Unlimited
Title given to the leader of the House of Reps Speaker of the House
Title given to the leader of the Senate that fills in for the Vice President PresidentProTempore
Political Party that currently has the most Senators and Representatives Republicans
Name of New Jersey's Senior Senator Robert Menendez
Name of New Jersey's Junior Senator Cory Booker
State that current leader of the House of Reps is from Wisconsin
State the current substitute leader of the Senate is from Utah
Name of the current leader of the House of Reps PaulRyan
Name of the current substitute leader of the Senate OrrinHatch
The leader of the House of Reps has this place in line for the Presidency second
The substitute leader of the Senate has this place in line for the Presidency third
The lower part of Congress is called this TheHouseofRepresentatives
The upper part of the Congress is called this Senate

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U.S. Government Crossword

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a politically organized body of people usually occupying a definite territory state
the powers shared by the federal and state governments concurrent powers
the powers that the constitution neither gives to congress nor denies to the states reserved powers
the powers given to Congress rather than to the states delegated powers
people who are chosen to speak and act for their fellow citizens;elected by a state Senators
people who are chosen to speak and act for their fellow citizens; elected by a district Representatives
relating to a crime criminal cases
advisors to the President cabinet
two house legislature bicameral
a case relating to the rights of citizens civil case
interprets laws to see what they mean and whether they are constitutional Judicial Branch
a system that allows each branch of government to limit the powers of the other two checks and balances
a trial where a group of tweleve people listens to the evidence and decides who wins the case jury trial
listed powers for Congress; the great laundry list of congressional chores enumerated powers
the House of Representatives accusing the President of wrongdoing impeach
a group of lawmakers which is divided into 2 smaller groups Congress
action by a President refusing to approve a bill passed by Congress veto
law making branch Legislative Branch
an idea for a law that has been written down bill
more than half majority
executes or carries out laws Executive Branch
less than half minority
there is no jury so the judge gives the verdict bench trial
asking an appellate court to review a case appeal

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civics terms Crossword

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

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BRANCHES OF GOVERNMENT Crossword

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

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Article 1 of the U.S. Constitution Crossword

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Two Houses... Bicameral
What Article 1 talks about... Legislature
How much slaves counted towards representation... Threefifths
Who was not represented until much later... NativeAmericans
Leader of the House of Representatives... Speakerofthehouse
Created the two house system... Greatcompromise
Process to count citizens... Census
Numbers of members required to be present to do business... Quorum
Number of Senators in each state... Two
Number of years as Senators.... Six
Appoints representatives to fill vacancies... Governor
Who breaks ties in the Senate? Vicepresident
How much power a President pro tempore has Zero
Who trys all impeachments? TheSenate
2/3; used countless times in the Constitution... Supermajority
Least amount that Congress has to assemble... Onceayear
When does the Congress meeting occur? Thirdofjanuary
Minimum age for a Senator Thirtyyearsold
Cannot have this if you are in Congress... Governmentjob
Standing and talking for an exaggerated period of time... The Senate does this... Filibuster

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Legislative Branch Crossword Puzzle

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

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