My parents ______________ is republican.
We are learning about our state's __________ in Georgia Studies.
I would love to ________ my best friend for class president.
Some people often wonder if the _______ from their taxes is going to the places the government says it is.
Because our country is a ________, our voting system is very fair.
Many citizens believe the government should ______ some of the laws because they are unconstitutional.
My Mom is running to be elected as a state ______________ so she can help represent our state well.
My teacher decided to ____ my idea to get a class pet.
My class got to meet the _____ because of our community service.
My parents are upset because they believe the new law the government passed is _____________.
Some companies use _______ to gain more power against their competitors.
Sometimes I wonder what it would be like to have the _____ that the president has in the government.
My teacher separated our class government using the __________________ like the actual government.
When a boy in my class was rude to the teacher, she called it an _________.
All of the kids at my school would go to ________ court because they are under 17 years old.
In our mock trial, I was the _________ because I had stolen a necklace from a jewelry store.
When the burglar stole the Mona Lisa from the museum, he had committed a ______ because of how expensive the art was.
My chorus teachers decision on what song we were singing at our concert was permanent like a _________________.
My sister was a part of a _________ when she got in a car accident.
My Mom saw someone steal from the grocery store so she submitted an __________.
Being the Mayor is an _________ because you are apart of the government.
Atlanta, Georgia is a ____________ because we have a local government.
Kelloggs decided to ______ their newest cereal because it was making people sick.
A kid who stole a shirt from the store committed a __________ and had to pay a fine.
Citizens help with ___________ because they vote for representatives.

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