Type
Crossword
Description

The formal signing or approval of a bill by the governor general or govenor Royal Assent
A system of parliament in which members are voted into government by the people Democracy
A group made up of the prime minister and senior ministers Executive council
The primary role of this council is to act as a house of review Legislative
The executive council gives advice on government matters and approves secondary ___________________ legislation
The governor general and govenors are also known as the ____________ crown
In Australia at state level we have _____ govenors Six
The governor general is appointed by the Queen
The house of representatives is made up of 151 _____________ members
A _____________ party becomes a parliamentary party when its members are elected to government Political
The number of electorates in each state depends on the Population
The Australian Constitution does not have a Bill of rights

parliament Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the greater number. majority
a legislative, elected body of government parliament
commonwealth parliament canberra
State parliament victoria
a group of countries or peoples united by a common interest commonwealth
the activities associated with the governance of a country or area. politics
having two chambers or houses, especially of a law-making body bicameral
the senior permanent official who advises on procedure and records the decisions of the house. clerk
the joining together of two or more groups or parties, usually to form a government or opposition coalition
the set of basic rules by which a country or state is governed constitution
a formal discussion in which different views are put to arrive at a decision debate
a way of governing a country in which the people elect representatives to form a government on their behalf democracy
the branch of government which carries out or administers the laws executive
having to do with the national Parliament or government rather that state parliaments or governments federal
the forming of a nation by the union of a number of states federation
representative of the Queen in a state of the Commonwealth of Australia Governor
the second largest political party or coalition of parties after the government party in the House of Representatives opposition
the head of the national government, the chief minister in some countries, including Australia prime minister
a matter that has been referred to a parliamentary committee for consideration. reference
a law made under the authority of an Act of Parliament
 regulation
a vote by all voters on a question referendum
the signing of a bill by the Governor-General, which is the last step in making a bill into an Act of Parliament, or law royal assent
One of the two houses of the federal Parliament of Australia, which has 76 Senators senate
a member of the Australian Senate senator
a parliamentary period which starts on the first day of sitting after an election session
a proposal for a new law which has been presented to Parliament bill
system of government originating in Britain westminster system
the committee of senior ministers responsible for controlling government policy. council
the greater number majority
choosing someone to hold public office or some other position by voting. elected

Executive branch Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Term for president as the ceremonial head of the United States Chief of state
Term for president as vested with executive power of the United States Chief executive
Term for president as main architect of foreign policy and spokesman to other countries Chief diplomat
Term for president as commander of nation's armed forces Commander in chief
Architect of public policy and the one who sets agenda for congress Chief legislator
President as leader of his political party Chief of party
Representative of the people , working for the public interest Chief citizen
People chosen every four years who make formal selection of president and Vice President Electoral college
Communication that reach large audiences ex.television,radio,newspaper,Internet Mass media
Oath taken by president on day he takes office stating he will faithfully execute and preserve ,protect, and defend" Oath of office
Regulation issued by a chief executive , based upon constitutional authority and having force of law Executive order
Formal agreement between two or more sovereign states Treaty
Pact made by president with head of a foreign state Executive agreement
Large complex administrative structure that handles everyday business of an organization Bureaucracy
Also called cabinet departments , traditional units of federal administration Executive departments
Head of department of justice Attorney general
Release from punishment or legal consequences of a crime by the president or a governor Pardon
All matters not directly connected to the realm of foreign affairs Domestic affairs
Nations relationship with other countries Foreign affairs
A refusal to become generally involved in affairs to rest of world Isolationism
When House of Representatives give formal charges against a public official Impeach
Find not guilty of charge Acquit
Lying under oath Perjury
President takes no action over a bill for 10 days Pocket veto
Rejection by president of a bill Veto
Official who leads an executive department Secretary

Georgia Government LV.1 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the process of altering or amending a law or document (such as a constitution) by parliamentary or constitutional procedure. Amendments
a document containing a formal statement of rights. Bill of Rights
the introductory part of a constitution or statute that usually states the reasons for and intent of the law. Preamble
a system that allows each branch of a government to amend or veto acts of another branch so as to prevent any one branch from exerting too much power. Checks & Balances
the constitutional allocation of the legislative, executive, and judicial powers among the three branches of government. Separation of Powers
To protect and defend the constitution, staying informed on the issues in your community (etc). Responsibilities of Citizens
A form of representative government has existed in Georgia since January 1751. Georgia General Assembly
a charge usually of money imposed by authority on persons or property for public purposes. Taxes
The income that is gained by governments through taxation. Tax Revenues
This federal and state government that is broadly responsible for implementing, supporting, and enforcing the laws made by the legislative branch. Executive Branch
an official elected or appointed to act as ruler, chief executive, or nominal head of a political unit. Governor
an elected official serving as deputy to the governor of an American state. Lieutenant Governor
the chief law officer of a nation or state who represents the government in litigation and serves as its principal legal adviser. Attorney General
the principal legal officer who represents a country or a state in legal proceedings and gives legal advice to the government. Attorney General
the system of law concerned with private relations between members of a community rather than criminal, military, or religious affairs. Civil Law
a system of law concerned with the punishment of those who commit crimes. Criminal Law
Its powers include passing laws, originating spending bills (House), impeaching officials (Senate), and approving treaties (Senate). Legislative Branch
The court systems of local, state, and federal governments, responsible for interpreting the laws passed by the legislative branch and enforced by the executive branch. Judicial branch
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. Felony
a minor wrongdoing. Misdemeanor

Creamy Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

An organization that has the power to make and enforce laws Government
Money for investment Capital
A person in a legislators district Constituent
Division of powers among the three branches Separation of powers
Income from taxes and fees Revenue
An elected or appointed member of the senate Senator
To make into a law Enactment
Pertaining to young people Juvenile
Failing to do what law and duty requires Delinquent
A minor crime Misdemeanor
A serious or violent crime Felony
A crime committed by an adult Delinquent Behavior
Highest ranking court in Georgia's court system Supreme Court
A elected official who serves as a deputy of the Governor Lieutenant Governor
The budgetary spending year Fiscal year
A type of Government where citizens role through elected representatives Republic
Someone currently holding office Incumbent
Legislator in a city government City Council
The chief executive usually elected through the city, village, or town Mayor
Made up of 180 member House of Representatives
Made up of 56 members. Apart of the General Assembly Senate
Works on bills between sessions Interim committee
Permanent committe Standing Committe
To revoke or withdraw formally or officially Repeal
A direct vote by the people on an issue Referendum

civics terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

U.S. Government Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

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

Civics Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Term for the President as commander of the nation's armed forces Commander In Chief
Term for the President as head of the administration of the Federal Government Chief Administrator
Term for the President as the representative of the people, working for the public interest Chief Citizen
Term of the President as the main architect of foreign policy and spokesperson to other countries Chief Diplomat
Term of the President as monitor of the nation's economic condition Chief Economist
Term for the President as vested with the executive power of the United States Chief Executive
Term for the President as architect of Public policy and the one who sets the agenda for Congress Chief Legislator
Term for the President as the leader of his or her political party Chief of Party
Term of the President as the ceremonial head of the United States, the symbol of all the people of the nation Chief of State
A closed meeting of a party's house or senate members;also called a party conference Party Caucus
The floor leader of the party that holds the minority of seats in each House of Congress Minority Leader
Assistants to the floor leaders in the House and Senate,responsible for monitering and marshaling votes Whips
Members who heads a standing committee in a legislative body Committee Chair
Permanent committee in a legislative body to which bills in a specified subject area are referred;see select committee Standing Committee
Division of existing committee that is formed to address specific issues Subcommittee
Legislative committee created for a limited time and for some specific purpose;also known as a special committee Select Committee
Legislative committee composed of members of both houses Joint Committee
Temporary joint committee created to reconcile any differences between the two houses version of a bill Conference Committee
The presiding officer of the House of Representatives,chosen by and from the majority party in the House Speaker of the House
Members of the House and Senate picked by their parties to carry out party decisions and steer legislative action Floor Leaders

State and local government crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Vocabulary Menu Creamy Crossword Pot

Type
Crossword
Description

The ______________ is used to keep equal power among the 3 different branches Separation of power
The_________ is elected by popular vote to be the head of state Governor
The _______________ is the officer next to the Governor in the Executive Branch Lieutenant Governor
The ________ is elected to be the head of the city Mayor
The _______________ is the Legislative branch of Georgia General Assembly
The ________ is the governing party in the legislative branch made up of 56 members Senate
To ________ is the action of revoking or annulling Repeal
To_______ is to make a bill or other proposal into a law Enact
The ___________ is the lower house of the legislative branch made up of 180 members House of Representatives
A _______ is a member of the Senate Senator
A_______ is a member of the House of Representatives Representative
A_________ is a city or town that has corporate status and local government Municipality
_______ is the ability to influence behavior or actions Power
A______ is a right to reject a proposal Veto
A______is the process of passing legislation Enactment
The ___________ is the highest of Judicial Court in a state Supreme Court
The_______ is a court of appeals or a court of general jurisdiction Superior Court
A ______ is an individual who is being accused in court of law Defendant
A_________is a person who brings a case against another in court of law plaintiff
________ is the release of a defender from detention Probation
A ________ is a serious crime committed such as murder Felony
A______ is a minor wrongdoing such as shoplifting Misdemeanor
A __________ is a public official who acts as a prosecutor District Attorney
A ______ is a formal charge or accusation of a serious crime Indictment
A________ is the amount of money a company actually receives Revenue