Type
Crossword
Description

internal revenue service IRS
department of defense DOD
joint chiefs of staff JCS
unified combatant commands UCC
department of justice DOJ
federal bureau of investigation FBI
arctic national wildlife refuge ANWR
Department of agriculture USDA
federal housing administration FHA
health education welfare HEW
housing and urban development HUD
department of transportation DOT
FAA federal aviation administration
HHS health and human services
food and drug administration FDA
veterans administration VA
SBA small business administration
national oceanic and atmospheric administration NOAA
federal national mortgage association FNMA
federal home loan mortgage corporation FHLMC
government national mortgage association GNMA
government accountability office GAO
interstate commerce commission ICC
federal deposit insurance corporation FDIC
securities and exchange commission SEC
CIA central intelligence agency

ABBREVIATIONS Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Federal Bureau of Investigation FBI
United States Department of Defense DOD
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NOAA
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization NATO
The Internal Revenue Service IRS
Joint Chiefs of Staff JCS
Uniform Commercial Code UCC
United States Department of Justice DOJ
United States Department of Agriculture USDA
United States Department of Health and Human Services HEW
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NOAA
Federal Housing Administration FHA
United States Department of Housing and Urban Development HUD
Federal National Mortgage Association FNMA
Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation FHLMC
Government National Mortgage Association GNMA
Department of Transportation DOT
Federal Aviation Administration FAA
Health and Human Services HHS
Food and Drug Administration FDA
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs VA
Federal Emergency Management Agency FEMA
United States Department of Homeland Security DHS
Government Accountability Office GAO
International Cricket Council ICC
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation FDIC
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission SEC
Small Business Administration SBA
Farm Credit Administration FCA
Federal Communications Commission FCC
National Labor Relations Board NLRB
Central Intelligence Agency CIA
National Education Association NEA
National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASA

Acronym Crossword puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Unified Combatant Commands UUC
Department of Defense DOD
Department of Justice DOJ
Federal Bureau of Investigation FBI
Department of Agriculture USDA
National Oceanic and Atmosperic Administartion NOAA
Department of Housing and Urban Development HUD
Federal Housing Administartion FHA
Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation Freddie Mac
Government National Mortgage Association Ginnie Mae
Department of Transportation DOT
Department of Health, Education, and Welfare HEW
Food and Drug Administartion FDA
National Institutes of Health NIH
Department of Health and Human Services HHS
Department of Homeland Security DHS
defense intelligence agency DIA
Central Intelligence Agency CIA
Government Accountability Office GAO
Small Business Administartion SBA

Government Unit 7 Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization NATO
Who checks accuracy of tax returns? IRS
The Pentagon is the headquarters of who? DOD
Who are the highest ranking members of the U.S military? JCS
Who oversees actions in six geographic areas in the world? UCC
Department of Justice DOJ
What it the wildlife refuge in Alaska called? ANWR
The U.S. federal executive department responsible for developing and executing federal laws related to farming, agriculture, forestry, and food USDA
The Department of Health, Education, and Welfare HEW
an American scientific agency within the United States Department of Commerce that focuses on the conditions of the oceans and the atmosphere. NOAA
The Department of Housing and Urban Development. HUD
Who insures some mortgages that private banks make to homeowners? FHA
Federal Aviation Administration FAA
Health and Human Services HHS
What Administration certifies the quality of food, cosmetics in America? FDA
a legislative branch government agency that provides auditing, evaluation, and investigative services for the United States Congress. GAO
a United States government corporation providing deposit insurance to depositors in US banks. FDIC
a civilian foreign intelligence service of the United States federal government, tasked with gathering, processing, and analyzing national security information from around the world CIA
the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program NASA

The Modern Federal Bureaucracy Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Who oversees security agreements that the U.S has with other countries? NATO
What does the treasury department oversee? IRS
The pentagon is headquarters to who? DOD
Who are the highest ranking officers? JCS
The DOD organized nine what? UCC
Congress established what department in 1870? DOJ
Congress can pass legislation requiring action on a particular action under what? ANWR
Who inspects and grades food that U.S farmers produce? USDA
What was created 40 years after congress divided the Commerce and Labor department? HEW
Who issues weather forecast? NOAA
In 1965 what department was created? HUD
HUD oversees what? FHA
Whois nicknamed Fannie Mae? FNMA
Who is nicknamed Freddie Mac? FHLMC
Who is nicknamed Ginnie Mae? GNMA
Who establishes rules for air traffic? FAA
What was created 10 years after the interstate highway system began? DOT
Congress took left over workers from HEW and put them where? HHS
What was created in1930? VA
What was created in result of 9/11? DHS
Who leads the federal governments response to natural disasters? FEMA
The watchdog agency is who? GAO
Who was the first independent agency? ICC
Who insures the deposits that people make in the bank? FDIC
Small businesses receive assistance, information, and loans from who? SBA
The stock market crash in 1934 created what? SEC
Who coordinates and regulates the network of farm credit associations? FCA
What was created in 1934 due to electronics? FCC
What was a major step in the growth of union rights? NLRB
Who oversees manned and unmanned space programs? NASA
Who coordinates the intelligence gathering work of the government? CIA
What was created for the nature of the art that it has funded? NEA
What was created as a New Deal program? TVA
What is a public corporation that replaced the U.S post office in 1971? USPS
The USPS has competition from who? UPS

Acronyms of the U.S. Federal Bureaucracy Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

security agreement between countries NATO
has to do with money IRS
it's headquarters is one of the most recognizable buildings in the world DOD
the highest-ranking members of the U.S. military JCS
oversees actions in six geographic areas of the world UCC
its head is the attorney general DOJ
the most well-known bureau under the DOJ FBI
helps track down criminals INTERPOL
located in Alaska ANWR
oversees America's first industry USDA
has three specific areas of oversight HEW
issues weather forecasts NOAA
encourages home ownership HUD
overseen by the HUD FDA
nicknamed Fannie Mae FNMA
nicknamed Freddie Mac FHLMC
related to Fannie Mae GNMA
created 10 years after the interstate highway system DOT
establishes rules for air traffic FAA
accounts for abouth one-fourth of federal spending HHS
a health related agency of HHS FDA
awards competitive grants to researchers at universities NIH
established after WW II VA
created after 9.11. DHS
has to do with national security FEMA
ensures that the activities of fedral offices stay within the law and within budget guidlines GAO
oversaw the practice of railroads ICC
has to do with banks FDIC
works with small businesses SBA
sets standards for granting loans FCA
regulates communication by radio, television, cable, internet, etc. FCC
conducts elections by workers at factories NLRB
reports information to the NSC CIA
established in 1958 NASA
provides grants for artistic endeavors NEA
a new deal program TVA
delivers international mail USPS

Exploring Government - Unit 7 Project Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

collects taxes within the United States IRS
the headquarters of this department is the Pentagon DOD
the highest ranking members of the US military JCS
oversees actions in six geographic areas of the world UCC
the head of this department is the Attorney General DOJ
investigates threats of terrorism and foreign intrigue against the country, as well as alleged violations of federal criminal law FBI
works with the US National Central Bureau to track down criminals who operate on a world-wide scale INTERPOL
organization based in Alaska that oversees the oil reserves in the state ANWR
inspects and grades foods that US farmers produce and that importers bring into the country USDA
former government department that has since been divided into two separate departments HEW
issues weather forecasts and disseminates weather data that it gathers from satellites NOAA
department that helps inner-city Americans to find places to live HUD
insures some mortgages that private banks make to homeowners FHA
nicknamed Fannie Mae, this organization pools together FHA mortgage loans and sells these large packages to investors FNMA
nicknamed Freddie Mac, this corporation partners with Ginnie Mae to make a profit by charging fees to the investors who buy the loan packages FHLMC
nicknamed Ginnie Mae, this corporation partners with Freddie Mac to make a profit by charging fees to the investors who buy the loan packages GNMA
department that oversees roads, bridges, rail lines, airports, and sea ports DOT
establishes rules for air traffic FAA
department that oversees Medicare and Medicaid HHS
certifies the quality of foods and cosmetics sold in America FDA
awards competitive grants to researchers are universities, medical schools, and other research organizations NIH
leads the federal government's response to natural disasters such as hurricanes or floods FEMA
coordinates the government's efforts to keep the country safe from outside attacks DHS
ensures that the activities of federal offices and personnel stay within the law and within budget guidelines GAO
oversees the practices of railroads ICC
insures the deposits that people have in banks FDIC
makes sure that companies which sell stocks tell the truth about their business and about their profits and losses SEC
provides assistance, information, and loans to the nation's small businesses SBA
coordinates and regulates the network of credit associations for farmers throughout the country FCA
regulates communication by radio, television, telephone, telegraph, satellite, cable, and the Internet FCC
enforces provisions made by the National Labor Relations Act NLRB
oversees our country's manned and unmanned space programs and carries on research in the aerospace field NASA
coordinates the intelligence-gathering work of the government CIA
provides grants for artistic endeavors NEA
a New Deal program begun to develop the resources of the area in and around the Tennessee River TVA

Federal Acronyms Puzzle Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

FDA ____________ _____________ Administration Food Drug
FBI Federal Bureau of Investigation
NOAA National _______________ Administration Oceanic and Atmospheric
DOJ Department of Justice
DOI Department of __________ Interior
DOT Department of Transportation
EPA ___________ ____________ Agency Environmental Protection
DEA ____________ Enforcement Agency Drug
GAO Government ______________ Agency Accounting
FAA Federal ________________ Administration Aviation
DOD Department of ___________ Defense
NEH National Endowment for _______________ Humanities
NPS National ______ _______ Park Service
USN United States Navy
USPS US _______ ________ Postal Service
NSA ________ ___________ Agency National Security
IRS Internal Revenue Service
FTC Federal ________ __________ Trade Commission
DHS Department of _________ ____________ Homeland Security
CIA _________ ___________ Agency Central Intelligence

US Government Acronyms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Provides mail processing and delivery services to people in the US. USPS
Provides support and assistance to small businesses. SBA
Insures deposits in the US against bank failure. FDIC
Oversees all interstate and international communications. FCC
A stockholder-owned, government-sponsored enterprise designed to keep mortgage money flowing. FHLMC
A term that requires a seller to deliver goods to a place where the carrier operates. FCA
Gathers information and evidence to solve or prevent crimes. FBI
Administers the FBI, prosecutes violations of federal laws, etc. DOJ
Buys loans from mortgage lenders, packages them together, and sells them to investors. FNMA
A federal agency designed to protect the US against threats. DHS
Responsible for developing and executing federal laws related to food, farming, forestry, and agriculture. USDA
Oversees securities transactions, activities of financial professionals and mutual fund trades. SEC
A standard set of business laws that regulate financial contracts. UCC
Set and supervised rates for carriers that transported goods and people between states. ICC
Enforces income tax laws and oversees the collection of federal income taxes. IRS
Provides a variety of services for US veterans. VA
Tries to create a better education. NEA
A US government agency with responsibilities for enforcing US labor laws. NLRB
It's scientists study the sky and the ocean. NOAA
The federal agency that is responsible for aerospace research, aeronautics, and the civilian space program. NASA
A national wildlife refuge consisting of 19,286,722 acres. ANWR
A military alliance between several North American and European states. NATO
An independent, nonpartisan agency that works for Congress. GAO
Promotes home ownership. GNMA
"Our mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from and mitigate all hazards." FEMA
Insures loans for houses for low income citizens. FHA
National authority with powers to regulate civil aviation. FAA
Provides flood control, electricity generation, etc. to the Tennessee Valley. TVA
Ensures a safe and accessible national transportation system. DOT
It's goal is to collect, evaluate, and disseminate foreign intelligence. CIA
INTERPOL The world's largest police organization. INTERPOL

Government Departments Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the IRS collects ____ within the United States taxes
the Department of ____ (DOD) protects our country from attack Defense
Joint Chiefs of Staff JCS
the Department of ____ inspects and grades food Agriculture
Federal _____ Administration insures some mortgages private banks make to homeowners Housing
agents of this went trick or treating with mom FBI
Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation is known as ___ Mac Freddie
GNMA stands for _____ Mae Ginnie
DHS stands for Department of ______ Security Homeland
Department of ____ (DOJ) conducts legal business of US government Justice
Fannie Mae FNMA
Department of ______ (DOT) Transportation
Department of _______ Services (HHS) accounts for 1/4 of federal spending Health & Human
leads federal response to natural disaster FEMA
Food and Drug ________ certifies quality of food and cosmetics sold in US Administration
Unified __________ Commands (UCC) nine commands the US military is organized into Combatant
HEW - Department of Health, _____, and Welfare Education
National Oceanic and ____ Administration (NOAA) issues weather forecasts Atmospheric
Department of Housing and Urban _____ encourages homeownership Development
Federal ____ Administration establishes rules for air traffic Aviation

Government Acronyms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Safeguards national security FBI
Responsible for the safety of the United State's food supply FDA
Inspects and rates civilian aircraft and pilots and enforces air safety rules FAA
An agency of the United States Department of Homeland Security FEMA
Freddie Mac FHLMC
Fannie Mae FNMA
Ginnie Mae GNMA
Provides weather reports, predicts changes in the earth's environment, and forecasts natural disasters related to weather NOAA
Manages programs related to food, natural resources, and agriculture USDA
Provides mail processing and delivery service USPS
The President's chief military advisory body JCS
Gathers, processes, and analyzes national security information from around the world CIA
Sets standards for construction FHA
Created in 1965 to support community development HUD
Protects the United States against threats DHS
Fosters advancement in medicine and public health HHS
Oversees the collection of federal income taxes IRS
Regulates financial contracts UCC
Responsible for national highways, railroads, and airline safety DOT
The military branch of the U.S. government DOD
Responsible for administering all civil rights legislation DOJ
Provides support to entrepreneurs SBA