Type
Word Search
Description

Passport
Hospitals
Immigration
Law
Bill
Defense
Roads
Education
Parks
Garbage
Elections
Voting
JuryDuty
Responisbilities
Roles
Federal
State
Local
Democracy
Citizen

Grade 7 Civics and Citizenship Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

BELONG
POLITICIAN
RULE
INFORMED
PARLIAMENT
NATIONAL
LOBBY
LAW
RIGHTS
ACTION
CIVICS
PARTICIPATE
CITIZEN
PRIME MINISTER
FAIR
RESPONSIBILITY
VOTE
IDENTITY
FREEDOM
CONSTITUTION
REPRESENTATIVE
DEMOCRACY
GOVERNMENT
ATTITUDES
VALUES

Civics and Citizenship Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

library
politician
schools
defence
hospitals
police
citizenship
Australian citizen
opposition
prime minister
governor general
government
candidate
election
senate
house of representatives
federal
local
territory
state
voting
law
democracy

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

Government Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
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

Citizenship Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

The studies of the duties and rights of citizens Civics
Members of a community who owe loyalty to the government and in exchange receive protection from the government citizenship
This founder of the U.S strongly believed in the importance of civics (last name) Jefferson
An act that a citizen is required to do (ex: pay taxes) duty
An act a citizen should do but is not required to (ex: voting) responsibility
In Ancient Greece and Rome citizenship was only granted to men who owned ________ property
Someone who is born in another country can choose to have a ____ citizenship dual
This process is a legal way to gain citizenship in the United States Naturalization
In order to become a U.S citizen you must have lived in the U.S for a minimum of _____ years five
The minimum age to become a U.S citizen eighteen
Americans can lose their citizenship in this number of ways three
The act of losing your naturalization denaturalization
A foreign born resident who has not been naturalized alien
A person fleeing danger in their country refugee
Today, ______ million people are living in the U.S illegally twelve
Here kids learn how to become good citizens school
Many consider this one of the most important American citizen responsibility voting
Respecting private and public property tolerance
The health, prosperity, and happiness of all the people in the community welfare
The practice of offering your time and services to others without receiving payment volunteerism
In this voulanteer organization members work on education, public safety, health, and the environment AmeriCorps
Foreign born people who have moved to a new country Immigrant
The key practices, relationships, and organizations in a society Institutions

General Knowledge Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Needs to be a US citizen for at least 9 years and over the age 30 Senate
The elected head of a republican state. President
The _____ __ _______________ is granted by the Constitution the power to impeach an elected official House Of Representatives
When an __________ is proposed by Congress, it takes two-and-a-half years for it to be ratified. Amendment
If you are born in the United States you automatically gain _________ of the country. Citizenship
It is also called the Legislative Branch and is made of two parts: House of Representatives and The Senate Congress
Someone who helps the president conduct his duties Vice President
A group of people who decide the verdict of a court case. Jury
Indicates a system of government in which the power is divided by constitutional right between national and local units of government. Federalism
Deals with disputes between people which can be compensated. Civil Law
The leader of a state or province. Governer
Protects certain values. such as life or property. Criminal Law
Leads the Judicial Branch of the United States Federal Government. Supreme Court
A form of government with roles and powers given, limited by the law, written in a constitution. Limited Government
A legal statement that suggests that no one is above the law and governmental decisions must be made only by applying legal knowledge. Rule of Law
Limits the power of the federal government and guarantee citizens of the United States certain rights. Bill of Rights
The leader of the ___________ Branch is the President of the United States. Executive
Occupies a central position as the chief, policy-making, and representative organ of the United Nations. General Assembly
In elections we ____ for people who are going to represent us in the government. Vote
Voting used for electing representatives in the United States. Plurality

27 Amendments Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Freedom of Speech, Press, Religion and Petition One
bear arms two
Conditions for quarters of soldiers three
need warrant or probable cause to arrest and search four
Presumption of Innocence five
Right to a speedy trial six
Right to a trial by jury Right of trial by jury of your peers seven
No cruel or unusual punishment such as torture eight
U.S. Supreme Court decides what the constitution means nine
States can make local rules and laws such as divorce rules ten
federal courts do not have jurisdiction in case against a state eleven
Revises presidential election procedures twelve
Abolishes slavery thirteen
Defines citizenship fourteen
Prohibits the denial of the right to vote based on race fithteen
Income tax sixteenth
Popular Election of Senators seventeen
Prohibition of Intoxicating Liquors eighteen
Equal Suffrage---Sex; Right of Women to Vote nineteen
Commencement of Terms; Sessions of Congress; Death or Disqualification of President-Elect twenty
Repeal of 18th Amendment twenty one
Presidental Tenure; No President may serve more than 2 elected terms twenty two
Inclusion of DIstrict of Columbia in Presidential Election System twenty three
Right to Vote in Federal Elections----Tax Payment; Outlawed the payment of a tax as a condition for taking part in elections twenty four
Presidential Succession; Vice Presidential Vacancy; Presidential Inability twenty five
Right to Vote----Age; Must be 18 years or older twenty six
Congressional Pay; Congress's power to fix the salaries of its members twenty seven

Citizenship and immigration Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

alien
authoritarian
citizen
citizenship
civics
democracy
diverse
duty
ethnic group
expatriation
government
ideology
immigrant
institution
jury
majority
monarchy
naturalization
oath
participate
policy
protect
refugee
respect
responsibility
sovereignty
taxes
totalitarian
values
volunteerism
welfare

Civics and Citizenship Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

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

Civics and Economics Unit One Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the study of citizenshi, government, and the rights/duties of a citizen Civics
the rights and duties of members of a state Citizenship
a member of a community with a government that provides protection Citizen
the majority of people earn their living by providing a service rather than manufacturing Service economy
principles and beliefs people use to make judgments and decisions Value
the idea that power lies with the PEOPLE Popular Sovereignty
sets of ideas that people have about relationships, obligations, roles, functions of society institution
someone who has went through the process by which resident aliens become citizens Naturalized Citizens
a non-citizen alien
a person who comes to a ountry with intent to stay there permenantly Immigrant
to expel from the country Deport
the power or authority that rules a country Government
course of action the government takes in response to an issue or problem Public Policy
a plan for collecting and spending money Budget
a government in which citizens hold the power to rule and make laws Democracy
a government in which every citizen meets and participates directly in the making of laws Direct Democracy
a government that consists of representatives elected by the citizens Representative Democracy
a representative democracy where the people choose their lawmakers Republic
system of government with a king or a queen Monarchy
majority of people in a community can make laws for everyone Majority Rule
power held by an individual or a group who are not accountable to the people Authoritarian
a government that controls almost all aspects of peoples' lives (dictatorship) Totalitarian
obligations people fulfill voluntarily Responsibility
the things we are required to do Duty
to call up people for military service Draft
respect and acceptance of people regardless of their differences Tolerance
complex system of departments, rules, and people in chain of command Bureaucracy
the health, prosperity, and happiness of a person or community Welfare
offering your time and services to others without payment Volunteerism