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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

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Executive branch Crossword

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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

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Legislative Process Crossword

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People who vote for you or in your district Constituent
Prejudice towards a certain political party. Partisanship
group made up of members from the house and the senate. joint committee
laws limiting how long a person can remain in office Term Limits
Having two legislative houses bicameralism
head of the House of Representatives Speaker of the House
Person who counts and gets votes Whip
majority or minority leader in the house of reps or the senate Floor leader
Stops a filibuster Cloture
Action which stops the progression of a piece of legislation Filibuster
Highest officer of a committee Committee Chair

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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

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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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Vocabulary- Legislative Branch Crossword

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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

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Government Crossword

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For a specific purpose and no other Ad Hoc
The principal leader of a minority party; In either house of Congress. Minority leader
A committee made up of members of both Senate and HOR; More than one organization Joint Committee
The legislative leader selected by the majority party; Helps plan party strategy, confers with other party leaders, and tries to keep members of the party in line. Majority Leader
Backup for Governor; No informal powers Lieutenant Governor
Permanent committees; Those that continue for every legislative session Standing Committees
Criminal act; Applies to adults and minors who break a law Delinquent Act
Applies to minors, but not adults; Examples: Possession of alcohol, Staying out past curfew Unruly Act
Superior, State, Probate, Magistrate, Juvenile, Municipal Courts Trial Courts
Supreme Court and Court of Appeals Appellate Courts
Law of higher severity; Person vs. Society Criminal Law
Law of low severity; Person vs. Person Civil Law
Judicial Branch; Consists of the Municipal Court, Magistrate Court, Probate Court, Juvenile Court, Superior Court, State Court, Supreme Court, Court of Appeals & other special courts Georgia Court System
Interprets the law; Deals with court cases Judicial Branch
Education, skills, and work experience needed to do a particular job Qualifications
Powers required; Only powers for Lieutenant Governor Formal Powers
Powers not required; None for Lieutenant Governor Informal Powers
Every 4 even-numbered years; Employs governor Election
How many times someone can stay in office; A Governor gets two 4-year ____. Term
Qualification for Governor and Lieutenant Governor; Age requirement 30 years old
Head of legislative branch; Has formal and informal powers Governor
Carries out laws; Biggest branch Executive Branch
Created when the HOR and Senate create different versions of a bill; The members of each house must compromise and make one bill for it to become a law. Conference Committee
Promotes the interest of the Governor on the house floor. Floor leader

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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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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

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Congress Crossword

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Powers of the government described in the constitution Delegated powers
Powers not specifically stated in the constitution Implied Powers
Removal of federal officers impeachment
Review, monitoring, and supervision over federal programs oversight
2 house congress bicameral
Number of members each state sends to the house of reps based on population apportionment
Divide into new political districts redistricting
population count every 10 years cencus
Group of people elected to serve or act upon a particular matter committee
Meeting of members of a legislative body that belong to a political party caucus
Legislative leader elected by the party members holding the majority of seats in the House of Reps majorityleader
Party leader elected by the minority party in the house minorityleader
Leader of a party in a legislative assembly floorleader
Member of congress who aids minority/majority leaders of congress whip
Manipulate the boundaries to favor one party gerrymandering
permanent committee that oversees bils that deal with specifc issues standingcommittee
Temporary committee established for a limited time and for a special purpose selectcommittee
Meeting of committees to settles arguments between two branches conferencecommittee
Powers not directly elated to the making of new laws nonlegislativepowers
a draft of a proposed law bill

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AP US Government Crossword

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the use of government funds for projects designed to please voters or legislators and win votes porkbarrel
a draft of a proposed law presented to parliament for discussion bill
an action such as a prolonged speech that obstructs progress in a legislative assembly while not technically contravening the required procedures filibuster
a small legislative committee appointed for a special purpose selectcommittee
response or services that Members of Congress provide to constituents who request assistance casework
senator or representative who helps the party leader stay informed about what party members are thinking whips
committee of the United States Congress appointed by the House of Representatives and Senate to resolve disagreements on a particular bill conferencecommittees
a meeting of the members of a legislative body who are members of a particular political party, to select candidates or decide policy caucus
the head of the majority party in a legislative body, especially the US Senate or House of Representatives majorityleader
the head of the minority party in a legislative body, especially the US Senate or House of Representatives minorityleader
Those already holding office incumbents

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