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Houses
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Represent
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parliament Crossword

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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

Australian Government Word Search

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parliament
act
bill
same sex marriage
federation
high court
premier
governor general
senate
house of representatives
opposition
local goverment
federal government
state government
elections
debate
laws
bill shorten
Canberra
Primeminister

Civics and Citizenship Word Search

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Seperation of powers
Monarcary
Britian
Constitution
Referendum
Australia
Federation
Magna Carta
Legaslative
Judicial
Executive
Local
State
Federal
Red
Green
Premier
Queen
Governor General
Prime minister
Democracy
Government
House of Representatives
Senate
Parliament

AUSTRALIAN CONSTITUTION Word Search

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law
REFERENDUM
PARLIAMENT
LEADER
GOVERNER
FEDERAL
DEMOCRACY
COMMON LAW
GOVERMENT
AUSTRALIA
BILL
COMMONWEALTH
QUEEN
VOTE
AUSTRALIANCONSTITUTION

Canadian Government Word Search

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official opposition
leader of the opposition
vote
speaker of the house
supreme court
representative
reading
prime minister
parliament
page
monarch
legislation
law
commons
branches
government
municipal
provincial
federal
elect
debate
constituency
senate
clerk
citizen
chamber
capital
cabinet
bill
amend

State and local government crossword

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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

federalism Crossword

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Description

powers that are spelled out in the constitution expressed
an act directing the people of a territory to frame a proposed state constitution enabling act
grants made to states and private agencies to those groups that apply for them project grants
powers that the constitution does not grant to the national government. reserved
certain powers are assigned to the national government and certain powers assigned to the states division of powers
form of federal monetary aid given to the states in the form of federal tax revenues revenue sharing
grants with few strings attached block grants
powers held by the national government that are granted to it in the constitution delegated
an act that creates a state act of admission
powers that national government have historically possessed inherent
federal money or other resources given by he federal government to state and local governments grants-in-aid
a system of government that divides power between a national and state governments federalism
legal process where fugitive from one state is returned to that state Extradition
powers that are possessed by both the national and state government concurrent
agreement between states and foreign nations Interstate compacts

Government Word Search

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administration
attorney general
balances
budgets
cabinet
checks
commander in chief
country
defense
executive branch
federal
government
house of reps
judicial branch
justice
law
leaders
legislative
military
national
obama
policies
power
President
president
secretary
senate
supreme court
United States
vice president

The Constitution and American Government Crossword

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set of fundamental principles and established precedents for the states and national government to follow Constitution
the government does not have absolute power over the people Constitutionalism
non-elected officials that make decisions unlike elected representatives Bureaucracy
first ten amendments added to the constitution Bill of Rights
when the people rule over the government and its power Democracy
thought of one’s own belief/actions cannot be controlled by another force-unless said actions hinder or hurt another Liberty
representation based off of population of a state and are elected House of Representatives
where each branch of government is separated Separation of Powers
where branches of government are divided and share power to keep the other in check and balance Checks and Balances
when the courts see if an act is constitutional or not Judicial Review
natural rights of life, liberty, and property that the government cannot impede or take away Inalienable Rights
when the states remained sovereign and independent, and the national government had little to no power over the states. Gov could make treaties and alliances, but could not tax Articles of Confederation
idea of devolution, to give back power from the federal gov to the state gov New Federalism
separation of power between the state and national government Federalism
powers shared by the federal and state government Concurrent Powers
Article 8 in the Constitution, limited Congress powers (i.e: lay and collect taxes, to establishing post offices) and created the criteria of laws to be “necessary and proper” Enumerated Powers
laid the groundwork for Judicial review, where the judicial branch reprimanded Congress and created a structurally sound power in the courts Marbury vs Madison
Congress can regulate anything relating to commerce (imports/exports of goods and services) Commerce Clause

Parliament Crossword

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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