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U.S. Government Crossword

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a politically organized body of people usually occupying a definite territory state
the powers shared by the federal and state governments concurrent powers
the powers that the constitution neither gives to congress nor denies to the states reserved powers
the powers given to Congress rather than to the states delegated powers
people who are chosen to speak and act for their fellow citizens;elected by a state Senators
people who are chosen to speak and act for their fellow citizens; elected by a district Representatives
relating to a crime criminal cases
advisors to the President cabinet
two house legislature bicameral
a case relating to the rights of citizens civil case
interprets laws to see what they mean and whether they are constitutional Judicial Branch
a system that allows each branch of government to limit the powers of the other two checks and balances
a trial where a group of tweleve people listens to the evidence and decides who wins the case jury trial
listed powers for Congress; the great laundry list of congressional chores enumerated powers
the House of Representatives accusing the President of wrongdoing impeach
a group of lawmakers which is divided into 2 smaller groups Congress
action by a President refusing to approve a bill passed by Congress veto
law making branch Legislative Branch
an idea for a law that has been written down bill
more than half majority
executes or carries out laws Executive Branch
less than half minority
there is no jury so the judge gives the verdict bench trial
asking an appellate court to review a case appeal

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Legislative Branch Crossword

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There are two from each state elected Senators
Senate represent______________ as a whole state
House of Senate is elected for a term of ___________ . six years
The Legislative Branch has a structure built with a __________ of two houses Congress
The number of ______________________ are based on state popluation. House of Representatives
Each House of Rep. represents a certain ___________. district
House of Rep. must be at least _________ years old twenty five
Senators must be at least _________ years old thirty
Both houses must be a ___________ of the state which elects him. resident
The _______ may approve all treaties & appointments made by the President Senate
The ________ may initiate money bills House
The Senate may ______ impeached officials try
The House may bring charges of ________________ against elected officials impeachment
The House may elect a ________ if no candidate receives a majority of the electoral votes President
The Senate may elect a _______________ if no candidate receives a majority of the electoral votes Vice President
How many House of Rep. are up for election during an election year? all
How many Senators are up for election during an election year? onethird
Which house is responsible for coining money, making laws, & declaring war? both

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The Legislative Branch Crossword

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What is the length of a Representatives term? two years
Who is the Speaker of the House? Paul Ryan
You have to be at least what age to be a Senator? thirty
What is the length of a senators term? six years
What are the two houses called? Congress
Who was the president that resigned before being impeached? Richard Nixon
What helps limit the power of the three branches? Checks and Balances
What takes place every ten years? Census
What allows congress to pass laws and some flexibility in enacting legislation? Elastic Clause
You have to be at least what age to be a representative? twenty-five
What is the total number of senators? One hundred
Who persides the meetings of the senate? Vice President
What branch of government contains the House of Representatives and the Senate? Legislative
How many years do you have to be a citizen of the U.S. for to be a Representative? seven years

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Legislative Branch Crossword

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What is it called when the process of becoming an American citizen happens? naturalization
How many Years of citizenship are required to become a US senator? Nine
What Age is required to become a US representative? twenty-five
What is the Number of senators from each state? Two
What is it called when a President refuses to sign a bill of congress? Veto
Whats the Years of age required for a US senator? Thirty
Whats the word used when talking about a proposed law? Bill
Which house in congress is based on equality? Senate
Only the __________ can introduce bills to raise revenue or money? House of Representatives
What is the title of the person who presides over the senate? Vice-president
What do you call a person who is paid to convince a Congressman to vote in a way that agrees with his group's point of view? Lobbyists
Before s bill can be voted on by the entire House or Senate, it must be approved by a _______? Committee
It takes a ________ majority vote from both houses of Congress to override a Presidential veto. two out of three
What portion of the Senate is up for election every two years? One out of three
One of the special powers of the Senate is to approve ________ negotiates with the president and other countries Treaties

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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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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

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Citizenship Word Search

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township
sheriff
represent
ordinance
deed
candidate
referendum
recall
ratified
preamble
population
override
majority
justice
initiative
illegal
hearing
governor
decennial
criminal case
constitution
congress
civil case
chamber
census
bill of rights
bill
biennial
bicameral
attorney general
appeal
amendments
unite
sovereign
naturalized citizen
natural rights
natural citizen
nation
independent
government
democracy
citizenship
allegiance

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legislative branch Word Search

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pork barrel legislation
lobbying
entitlements
authorization bill
closed rule
pocket veto
hearings
rider
public bills
private bills
impoundment
contempt
perjury
subpoena
appropriations bills
joint committees
select committees
standing committees
filibuster
quorum
speaker of the house
censure
gerrymandering
reapportionment
bicameral legislature

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Legislative Branch Word Search

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earmark
bill
caucus
censure
census
cloture
conference committee
constituents
filibuster
gerrymandering
house rules committee
impeachment
incumbent
lobbyist
logrolling
majority leader
markup
minority leader
Pork Barrel Projects
president pro tempore
quorum
reapportionment
redistricting
standing committee
subcommittee
veto

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how a bill becomes a law Word Search

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defeat
amend
floor
subcommittee
debate
vote
senate
filibuster
committee
legislation
presidential
veto
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