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Where does the federal government hold its meetings? Bundestag
Who is allowed to vote on laws in addition to the Bundestag? Bundesrat
What is a principle of democracy in Germany? Separation of powers
What do you call the violence that monitors the laws in Germany? legislative
How is the federal government referred to in the separation of powers? executive
How are the federal and regional courts referred to in technical terms? Judiciary
How many federal states is Germany divided into? sixteen
What is the name of the book with our laws? Basic law
What is our code of law divided into? paragraphs
Which virus restricted basic rights? corona
What is our Chancellor's name? Angela Merkel
How many years has the Basic Law existed? 71 years
Which of the two votes is for a candidate from a constituency? first vote
Which of the two votes decides on the occupancy of the seats for a party in the Bundestag? second vote

civics terms Crossword

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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

The 7 Principles Of The United States Constitution Crossword

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The belief that the government is subject to the will of people POPULARSOVEREIGNTY
A government in which citizens rule through elected representatives REPUBLIC
Government with limited powers strictly defined by law LIMITEDGOVERNMENT
A form of government in which power is divided between the federal government and state government FEDERALISM
power specifically given to congress in the constitution (one of the three powers in federalism) ENUMARATEDPOWER
power belonging only to the states (one of the three powers in federalism) RESERVEDPOWER
power shared by the states and federal government (one of the three powers in federalism) CONCURRENTPOWER
A principle by which powers are divdied among different branches of goverment to make sure no branch has too much power SEPERATIONOFPOWERS
The lawmaking branch of government LEGISLATIVEBRANCH
The branch of the government that carries out the law that is headed by the president EXECUTIVEBRANCH
The branch of government that interprets the law it includes the court JUDICIALBRANCH
The system which each branch of government limits the powers of other branches so that one branch does not become too powerful CHECKSANDBALANCES
The liberties of an individual to pursue goals without interference from other individuals or the government INDIVIDUALRIGHTS
Gurantee of basic freedoms and liberties (first ten amendments) BILLOFRIGHTS
the basis or fundamental source of the constitution SEVENPRINCIPLES

Social Studies EU Pathways Crossword

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What does the acronym EU stand for European Union
what does MP stand for members of parliment
what type of government is represented by a block unitary
what type of government is represented by a triangle federal
the E.U is part of what type of a government confereration
the prime minister and the president are the head of what government
which house has more power in the German government bundestag
The queen of England is an example of a Head of state
One leader in full control Autocracy
The people have the power Democracy
What is the short form of the British exit Brexit
What is the law making body of Russia Federal assembly
The law making body of UK and Germany Parliament
Which house in the German government has more power Bundestag
What is the name of Germany’s law Basic Law

Principles of Government Crossword

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The principle of government that states the federal government and the state government share powers. federalism
The principle of government that states that people have the power to control the government. Popular sovereignty
The principle of government that states the people vote for their government representatives. Republicanism
The principle that states the government is limited on what it can do by the constitution and laws. Limited government
The principle that states individuals have the liberty to pursue life and goals without others or the government interfering. Individual rights
The principle that states the government's powers is divided between the three branches and is limited so each branch is equal. Separation of powers
The principle that states each branch of the government can check the other two. This helps the government stay balanced. Checks and balances
The document that has the first 10 amendments which are part of Individual Rights. Bill of rights
The way citizens put the people they want in the government using Republicanism. Vote
The document that makes this a Limited Government by restricting what it can do. Constitution

Government Terms Crossword

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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

Foundations of American Government Crossword

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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

WWII Crossword Puzzle

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Description

the killing of millions of Jews and other people by the Nazis during WWII Holocaust
a type of combat in which opposing troops fight from trenches facing each other Trench Warfare
Austrian-born Nazi leader, Chancellor of Germany Hitler
Germany, Italy, and Japan, which were allied before and during World War II Axis Powers
nations allied in opposition to the Axis Powers Allied Powers
a federal republic comprising fifty states and the Federal District of Columbia United States
An island off the western coast of Europe comprising England Great Britain
Its capital and largest city is Paris France
Soviet Union's dictator Joseph Stalin
Italy's dictator Mussolini
a colorless oily liquid whose vapor is a powerful irritant and vesicant, used in chemical weapons Mustard Gas
Book about hitlers future plans Mein Kampf
a member of the people and cultural community whose traditional religion is Judaism Jews
the day on which a combat attack or operation is to be initiated D-Day
camps where Germany's prisoners went to be killed Concentration Camps
a ruler with total power over a country, typically one who has obtained power by force Dictator
a vegetable garden, especially a home garden, planted to increase food production during a war Victory Gardens
Country Adolf Hitler became in control of during WWII Germany
the most powerful republic of the former Soviet Union Russia
a policy of extending a country's power and influence through diplomacy or military force Imperialism
patriotic feeling, principles, or efforts Nationalism
a member of the National Socialist German Workers' Party Nazi
the action or process of appeasing Appeasement
a part of a city, especially a slum area, occupied by a minority group or groups Ghetto
Nazi plan to kill 6 million Jews Final Solution
major United States naval base in Hawaii Pearl Harbor
Japanese aircraft loaded with explosives and making a deliberate suicidal crash on an enemy target Kamikaze
Largest volcano island in Japan Iwojima
almost completely destroyed by the first atomic bomb dropped on a populated area Hiroshima

Government Crossword

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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

Canadian Government Crossword

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Description

Has three parts which work together to decide on policies and laws to address the issues that concern Canadians. Parliament
What is the highest rank of government in Canada? Federal
Government that handles local issues. Municipal
Who is Canada's Head of State? Queen Elizabeth II
Which branch has the power to make and change laws? Legislative
In 1918, who was granted the ability to vote? Women
Who is the current Politcial Party in power? Liberal
Who is the Prime Minister of Canada? Justin Trudeau
Where is the first reading held for a bill? House of Commons
Where is the parliament building? Ottawa
Who was the first woman elected to the House of Commons? Agnes Macphail
Where do you go to vote? Polling Station
What is the level of Government that deals with issues in Ontario? Provincial
Who was the first prime minister in Canada? Sir John A Macdonald
Who holds the most seats in the Senate Conservative

The Foundations of Government Crossword

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Description

A rule set by the government of a town, city, or state. law
Maintaining _____ and preventing violence is the main job of a gov. order
Sometimes referred to as "conservative". rightwing
Sometimes referred to as "liberal". leftwing
Opposed to ways that are not traditional. Liberal
Not favorable of change. conservative
A form of government where a country is ruled by one ruler. monarchy
Rule, control, or leadership by one person with total power. dictatorship
Government or control by a small group of people. Oligarchy
Rule by religious leaders. Theocracy
Rule by the people. democracy
A basic set of rules. Also known as the Ten Commandments. decalogue
a system of government having the real executive power vested in a cabinet composed of members of the legislature who are individually and collectively responsible to the legislature parliamentary
The process or manner of controlling a country, state, etc. government
A form of government in which power is shared between a central government and individual states, provinces, etc. federal
Forming a single unit. unitary
United in a league. confederate
The process or system by which goods and services are produced, sold, and bought in a country or region. economy
Separation of __________ is an example of horizontal distribution powers
A constitutional ______ is a common monarchy with very little or no ruling power. monarch