Type
Crossword
Description

What is the supreme law of the country The Constitution
Which part of government is regarded as the law making body? Parliament
What government agency enforces the Nursing Act? SANC
A written ordinance of Parliament, or another legislative body; a statute. Act
system of rules a country or community recognizes as regulating the actions of its members and which it may enforce by the imposition of penalties Law
Rules prescribing the practical details of how the parent Act should be implemented Regulations
established by authority, custom, or general consent as a model, example, or point of reference Standard
A fundamental principle of law is... justice
A fundamental principle of law is fairness
A natural person comes into existence at ... birth
A juristic person is created through ... processes legal
Deterrent preventive measures to protect the public Sanctions
This type of evidence is not admissable Hearsay
Can assist when sued by a patient for alleged negligence or act or omission/ civil claim due to errors Indemnity cover

The United States Government Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Australian Legal System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Guidelines for behaviour developed by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples Customary Law
Refers to laws that have been collected and organised, usually in written form Codified
Laws made by parliament Statute Law
A proposed law that has not yet been agreed to by parliament or received royal assent Bill
A law made by Parliament Legislation
Law developed by judges through the decisions of courts Common Law
A legal principle developed by a court in the process of resolving a dispute Precedent
The system of rules that Australia recognises as regulating the actions of its citizens, which it may enforce by the imposition of penalties and sanctions Laws
The type of law which protects us and punishes offenders Criminal
The type of law which protects our rights and property Civil
The party in a civil or criminal trial against whom an action has been brought Defendant
The person who commences a legal action in civil law Plaintiff
A court official who hears cases in the lowest court in the legal system Magistrate

Constitution Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A national legislative body Congress
A person chosen or appointed to act or speak for a group Representative
A member of a senate Senator
A nation or territory considered as an organized political community under one government State
A legislative body of a country or state Legislature
A formal and organized process of selecting a member of a political body Election
A position of authority, trust, or service of a public nature Office
A draft of a proposed law presented to parliament for discussion Bills
A formal indication of a choice between two or more candidates Vote
A compulsory contribution to state revenue Taxes
A moral or legal obligation; a responsibility Duty
Movement of one part of something to another Migration
System of rules that a particular country or community recognizes as regulating the actions of its members Law
A formally concluded and ratified agreement between countries Treaty
A group of soldiers especially a cavalry unit commanded by a captain Troops
The leader of the United States President
of, by, or appropriate to a court or judge Judicial
Authority to act Power
A formal examination of evidence before a judge Trial
A body of people sworn to give a verdict in a legal case on the basis of evidence submitted to them in court Jury
An act of conflict between two countries War
Freedom from disturbance Peace
Having or relating to a system of government Federal
A moral or legal entitlement Rights
Branch responsible for putting policies or laws into effect Executive

Constitution Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

is the principle that the authority of a state and its government is created and sustained by the consent of its people, through their elected representatives (Rule by the People), who are the source of all political power. Popular sovereignty
a preliminary or preparatory statement; an introduction. Preamble
the principle that the greater number should exercise greater power. Majority rule
are those specifically described and assigned in the U.S. Constitution. American Government: Delegated power
as powers assigned to the states and the people. The Tenth Amendment of the United States Constitution covers the subject of reserved powers. Reserved power
a political power independently exercisable by both federal and state governments in the same field of legislation. Concurrent power
a political system where the legalized force is restricted through delegated and enumerated powers Limited government
an act of vesting the legislative, executive, and judicial powers of government in separate bodies. Separation of powers
is the part of the United States government that creates laws Legislative branch
The branch of federal and state government that is broadly responsible for implementing, supporting, and enforcing the laws Executive branch
the part of the U.S. government that interprets the law and administers justice. Judicial branch
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
a minor change in a document. Amendment
To revoke or rescind, especially by the action of a legislature. repeal
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

Foundations of American Government Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The governing body of a nation, state, or community government
A body of fundamental principles or established precedents according to which a state or other organization is acknowledged to be governed. constitution
government by a dictator dictatorship
A system of government by the whole population or all the eligible members of a state, typically through elected representatives: democracy
A nation or territory considered as an organized political community under one government state
Supreme power or authority sovereign
A form of government in which the powers of all provincial and local governments are specified by a single national government. unitary government
pertaining to or of the nature of a union of states under a central government distinct from the individual governments of the separate states, as in federal government; federal system. federal government
the principle that sovereignty should be divided between the federal government and the states especially as expressed by the Constitution of the U.S. division of powers
the principle that the greater number should exercise greater power. majority rule
freedom of private business to organize and operate for profit in a competitive system without interference by government beyond regulation necessary to protect public interest and keep the national economy in balance free enterprise system
the original constitution of the US, ratified in 1781, which was replaced by the US constitution in 1789 Articles of Confederation
To approve and give formal sanction to; confirm: ratification
a compromise reached between the northern and southern states of the U.S. in 1787. Three-Fifths Compromise
a doctrine in political theory that government is created by and subject to the will of the people popular sovereignty
Government. restricted with reference to governing powers by limitations prescribed in laws and in a constitution, as in limited monarchy; limited government. limited government
the principle or system of vesting in separate branches the executive, legislative, and judicial powers of a government. separation of powers
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
a constitutional right to reject a decision or proposal made by a law-making body veto
a constitutional doctrine that gives to a court system the power to annul legislative or executive acts which the judges declare to be unconstitutional judicial review
a often capitalized :the distribution of power in an organization (such as a government) between a central authority and the constituent federalism
a :the process of altering or amending a law or document (such as a constitution) by parliamentary or constitutional procedure rights that were granted by amendment of the Constitution amendment
a formal statement of the fundamental rights of the people of the United States, incorporated in the Constitution as Amendments 1–10, and in all state constitutions. Bill of Rights
powers that Congress has that are specifically listed in expressed powers
a power that is not specifically authorized in writing, but is assumed because of similar powers which have already been granted in writing implied powers
The clause in United States Constitution’s Article VI, stating that all laws made furthering the Constitution and all treaties made under the authority of the United States are the “supreme law of the land.” Chief Justice John Marshall interpreted the clause to mean that the states may not interfere with the functioning of the federal government and that federal law prevails over an inconsistent state law. Supremacy Clause
Any of several agreements, comparable to treaties, between states of the United States interstate compact

Unit 1: Government Vocab Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Government, All countries have some iteration of this concept
Principle, The United States is built off of these
Consent of the Governed, Permission of the people
Limited Government, Power influenced by the people
Rule of Law, Everyone must follow the laws and receive equal punishment
Democracy, Government picked by the people
Representative Government, Represents the people
Magna Carta, A document constituting a fundamental guarantee of rights and privileges
Charters of the Virginia Company of London, An English joint stock company established in 1606 by royal charter by King James I with the purpose of establishing colonial settlements in North America
Virginia Declaration of rights, A document drafted in 1776 to proclaim the inherent rights of men including the right to reform or abolish "inadequate" government
Declaration of Independence, The statement adopted by the Second Continental Congress meeting at the Pennsylvania State House (Independence Hall) in Philadelphia on 4 July 1776 which announced that the thirteen American colonies then at war with the Kingdom of Great Britain
Articles of Confederation, The first constitution of the United States ( November 15, 1777)
Virginia statute of religious freedom, A statement about both freedom of conscience and the principle of separation of church and state. Written by Thomas Jefferson and passed by the Virginia General Assembly on January 16, 1786
Constitution of Virginia, The document that defines and limits the powers of the state government and the basic rights of the citizens of the U.S. Commonwealth of Virginia
United States Constitution, A document that embodies the fundamental laws and principles by which the United States is governed.
Preamble, The introductory part of a statute or deed, stating its purpose, aims, and justification
Amend, To modify formally, as a legal document or legislative bill

Parliament Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a system of government by the whole population or all the eligible members of a state, typically through elected representatives. democracy
The highest legislature, consisting of the Sovereign, the House of Lords, and the House of Commons PARLIMENT
A formal and organized choice by vote of a person for a political office or other position ELECTION
The head of an elected government; the principal minister of a sovereign or state PRIME MINISTER
A proposal for a new law, or a proposal to change an existing law that is presented for debate before Parliament BILL
The chief representative of the Crown in a Commonwealth country of which the British monarch is head of state GOVERNOR GENERAL
The upper house of the bicameral Parliament of Australia, the lower house being the House of Representatives. SENATE
The system of rules which a particular country or community recognizes as regulating the actions of its members and which it may enforce by the imposition of penalties. LAW
A year as reckoned for taxing or accounting purposes FINANCIAL YEAR
One of the two houses of the federal Parliament of Australia, whose Members are elected on a population basis HOUSE OF REPRESENTATVES
One of the two houses of the federal Parliament of Australia, whose Members are elected on a population basis PARLIAMENT HOUSE
The second chamber in a two-chamber Parliament; for example the Senate is the upper house in the federal Parliament UPPER HOUSE
The Australian Government's council of senior Ministers of the Crown, responsible to Parliament CABINET
A vote exercised by the Speaker or certain committee chairs only when the votes for and against a proposal are equal CASTING VOTE
The room in which sittings of Parliament are held CHAMBER

Government Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Vocabulary- Legislative Branch Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A section of the United States Constitution that enables Congress to make the laws required for the exercise of its other powers established by Constitution. necessary and proper
presidential appointments Expressed and implied powers. presidential appointments
The lower chamber of the United States Congress. house of representatives
Called into question the integrity or validity. impeach
The die for stamping metal was wedge-shaped. coin and print money
A group of people appointed for a specific function, typically consisting of members of a larger group. committees
Deliberative assembly with the authority to make laws for a political entity such as a country or city. Legislative Branch
The upper chamber of the United States Congress. Senate
Clause that allows congress to extend its delegated powers. elastic clause
A legal process by which aliens become citizens. naturalization laws
A field of law, often bracketed with antitrust including government regulation of unfair methods of competition and unfair or deceptive business acts or practices. regulation of trade
The bicameral legislature of the federal government of the United States consisting of two chambers. Congress
A meeting at which local members of a political party register their preference among candidates running for office or select delegates to attend a convention. caucus
A formal act by which one state goes to war against another. Declare War
A body of advisers to the president, composed of the heads of the executive departments of the government. cabinet
The presiding officer of the United States House of Representatives. speaker of the house
The head of the minority party in a legislative body, especially the US Senate or House of Representatives. minority leader
Determines whether a person is an alien, and associated legal rights, duties, and obligations of aliens in the United states. regulation of immigration
Is elected by the Senate and is, by custom, the senator of the majority party with the longest record of continuous service. presidential appointment
The head of the majority party in a legislative body, especially the US Senate or House of Representatives. majority leader
Is more than half of the votes cast. majority votes

Government Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the central government has all the power unitary
a group of countries/states join together to serve a purpose confederation
power is divided between the cental and regional government federal
ONE RULER who has umlimite power, citizens have no choice in ruler -no elections are held autocratic
small group of people/leaders only answer to each other/no one outside the selected group can be a ruler -no citizen participation oligarchic
citizens(voters)of the country have the power because they vote for the ruler -citizens can be elected democratic
a country ruled by the people democracy
all people vote on all laws direct democracy
a democracy where the people vote direcly for the leader presidential
a democracy where the people vote for legislaturs parliamentary
a government based on religion theocracy
form of government that is autocratic;government makes all the decisions;people have no freedom or rights(CUBA) communist
a country ruled by a king or queen monarchy
one ruler has power over all the people dictatorship
has no government at all anarchy
law making body legislature
a member of a community that has political rights and responsibilities citizen
a document setting out the structure and main principles of a government consitution
the ability to get things done power
is an opinion to do so vote