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Law-making Branch LEGISLATIVE
Law-enforcing Branch EXECUTIVE
Law-interpreting Branch JUDICIAL
In Congress, 1 of 100 SENATOR
First 10 Amendments BILLOFRIGHTS
1st says: say what you want (2 wds.) FREESPEECH
2nd says: right to ___ (2 wds.) BEARARMS
Law of the Land CONSTITUTION
3rd says: they can't stay SOLDIERS
Half of Congress: 1 of 3 HOUSE
Half of Congress: 2 of 3 OF
Half of Congress: 3 of 3 REPRESENTATIVES
Before it alaw BILL
Change to the Constitution AMENDMENT
Simply, doc to search your stuff WARRANT
5th says: right to remain __ SILENT
Type of court for 6th CRIMINAL
Type of court for 7th CIVIL
President of the Senate VICEPRESIDENT
Powers given to the fed. gvmnt. ENUMERATED
Powers given to the States RESERVED
8th says: no unusual __ PUNISHMENT
Gvmt. pay for what they take away (2 wds.) EMINENTDOMAIN
Intro to Constitution PREAMBLE
"...provide for the common __" DEFENSE
"...secure the blessings of __" LIBERTY
"1st Constitution"? ARTICLES
Chief Executive; commander-in-Chief, ... PRESIDENT
"People Rule": 1 of 2 POPULAR
Principle of shared power between fed gvmt & states FEDERALISM
Greatest power of Sup. Court: 1 of 2 JUDICIAL
Greatest power of Sup. Court: 2 of 2 REVIEW
Full Faith and __ CREDIT
__ & Proper: The Elastic Clause NECESSARY
Powers shared by nat. & state gvmts. CONCURRENT
To approve an Amendment RATIFY
The R of RAPPS RELIGION
6th says: right to a __ LAWYER
__ Clause: nothing higher than Constitution SUPREMACY
"People Rule": 2 of 2 SOVEREIGNTY

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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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Constitution & Bill of Rights Crossword

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the branch of government responsible for amendmets legislative branch
one of the three basic freedoms protected by the 1st amendment speech
this amendment outlaws cruel and unusual punishment eight
another name for the first 10 amendments bill of rights
document to which the bill of rights is attached constitution
the 10th amendment protects the rights of states
the branch of government in charge of the court system judicial
amendment iv allows you to possess this gun
the only court established by the constitution supreme court
1 of the three basic freedoms of the 1st amendment religion
responsible for writing and passing amendments congress
the number of people on a jury twelve
an agreement compromise
number of each of the houses of congress that must approve an amendment two thirds
amendment iv says your possessions cant be taken without this warrant

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U.S. Constitution Crossword Puzzle

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This Article states that the Constiution is the "Supreme Law of the Land" Six
The first 10 Amendments of the Constitution BillofRights
A major source of income for the government incometax
the introduction to the Constitution preamble
changes made to the Constitution Amendments
This Article outlines how laws are made one
This Article says that 9 states must ratify the Constitution Seven
This Article explains how Amendments are made Five
This Article outlines the responsibilities of our President Two
This Article describes the branch of the government that is responsible for "interpreting the law" Three
There are Seven of these in the Constitution Articles
The branch of government that houses the President and Vice-President Executive
The branch of government that houses the Supreme Court Judicial
The branch of government that houses Congress Legislative

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Unit 4 Vocabulary Review Crossword

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Created by Article 1; Branch that makes the laws legislativebranch
CREATED BY ARTICLE II; ENFORCES THE LAWS EXECUTIVEBRANCH
CREATED BY ARTICLE III; INTERPRETS THE LAWS JUDICIALBRANCH
POWERS GIVEN TO THE GOVERNMENT BY THE CONSTITUTION ENUMERATEDPOWERS
NATIONAL LEGISLATIVE BRANCH; BROKEN INTO TWO GROUPS CONGRESS
LOWER HOUSE OF CONGRESS; BASED ON POPULATION; HOUSE OF _____________________________ REPRESENTATIVES
UPPER HOUSE OF CONGRESS; 2 FOR EACH STATE SENATE
GIVES CONGRESS POWER TO CARRY OUT THEIR JOB ACCORDING TO CONSTITUTION; NECESSARY AND ___________________ CLAUSE PROPER
POWERS NOT WRITTEN IN CONSTITUTION BUT NECESSARY FOR CONGRESS TO DO ITS JOB IMPLIEDPOWERS
POWERS SHARED BETWEEN FEDERAL AND STATE GOVERNMENTS CONCURRENTPOWERS
HIGHEST OFFICE IN JUDICIAL BRANCH SUPREMECOURT
GOVERNMENT BASED ON SET OR WRITTEN LAWS THAT CITIZENS AGREE TO____________________ GOVERNMENT CONSTITUTIONAL
EACH BRANCH HAS A CHECK ON THE OTHER BRACHES TO KEEP ONE FROM GETTING TOO POWERFUL CHECKSANDBALANCES
3 SEPARATE BRANCHES THAT EACH HAVE THEIR OWN POWERS AND RESPONSIBILITIES SEPARATIONOFPOWERS
GOVERNMENT IS LIMITED BY THE CONSTITUTION AND ONLY EXERCISES POWERS GIVEN IT BY THAT DOCUMENT LIMITEDGOVERNMENT
POWER OF u.s. COURTS TO DETERMINE IF ACTS BY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ARE CONSTITUTIONAL OR NOT JUDICIALREVIEW
COURT CASE THAT ESTABLISHED JUDICIAL REVIEW MARBURYVMADISON

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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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The Constitution and American Government Crossword

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set of fundamental principles and established precedents for the states and national government to follow Constitution
the government does not have absolute power over the people Constitutionalism
non-elected officials that make decisions unlike elected representatives Bureaucracy
first ten amendments added to the constitution Bill of Rights
when the people rule over the government and its power Democracy
thought of one’s own belief/actions cannot be controlled by another force-unless said actions hinder or hurt another Liberty
representation based off of population of a state and are elected House of Representatives
where each branch of government is separated Separation of Powers
where branches of government are divided and share power to keep the other in check and balance Checks and Balances
when the courts see if an act is constitutional or not Judicial Review
natural rights of life, liberty, and property that the government cannot impede or take away Inalienable Rights
when the states remained sovereign and independent, and the national government had little to no power over the states. Gov could make treaties and alliances, but could not tax Articles of Confederation
idea of devolution, to give back power from the federal gov to the state gov New Federalism
separation of power between the state and national government Federalism
powers shared by the federal and state government Concurrent Powers
Article 8 in the Constitution, limited Congress powers (i.e: lay and collect taxes, to establishing post offices) and created the criteria of laws to be “necessary and proper” Enumerated Powers
laid the groundwork for Judicial review, where the judicial branch reprimanded Congress and created a structurally sound power in the courts Marbury vs Madison
Congress can regulate anything relating to commerce (imports/exports of goods and services) Commerce Clause

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Judicial Branch Crossword

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People or things that can prove one side’s version of what happened evidence
The document that created the judicial branch Constitution
Asking an appellate court to review a case appeal
Type of case about someone accused of committing a crime criminal
Court system that deals with United States laws federal
Court system that deals with state laws state
Type of case relating to peoples’ rights civil
Group of people that decides a case after hearing the evidence jury
Number of justices on the Supreme Court nine
the court of last resort supreme court
The Supreme Court’s power to decide what is constitutional judicial review
The lowest court in the federal system district court
minority opinion dissenting
Term used to protect the rights of individuals due process
False accusations in writting libel
An opinion in the supreme court that emphasizes the majority concurrent
Practice of spying for a foreign power espionage
The review by the supreme court of a decision made by a lower court certiorari
Supreme court Chief Justice John Roberts
The right to remain silent self-incrimination

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Branches of Government Crossword

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Headed by the president. Executive Branch
Headed by Congress. Legislative Branch
Headed by the Supreme Court. Judicial Branch
Judicial Branch decides if laws are ___________. constitutional
Executive Branch __________ laws (reject). vetoes
Legislative Branch has ____ senators from each state. two
There are ______ judges in the Judicial Branch. nine
Legislative Branch makes ________. laws
Executive Branch __________ people (excuse). pardons
The three branches of government were created to make sure that one person or group did not have too much ___________. power
The _________ gives advice to the President about important matters. Cabinet
Eecutive Branch ________ treaties. signs
Legislative Branch is loacted in the __________. Capitol
The Executive Branch is located in the _______________. White House
The Judicial Branch is located in the __________. Supreme Court

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bill of rights and first amendment Crossword

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1st amendment right speech
1st amendment right press
1st amendment right petition
1st amendment right, petition
1st amendment right religion
Government may not establish a religion establishment clause
this amendment forbids search and seizure without a warrant forth
to tell on yourself incriminate
the 6th amendment says you need an _____ attorney
the 8th amendment says no cruel and unusual ____ punishment
according to the 14th amendment anyone born in US is_____ citizen
No state can take away your right to _____ vote
This court case resulted in separate but equal Plessy v ferguson
this court case stopped segregation Brown v board of education
Tinker v Des Moines guaranteed students free______ speech
to believe a crime may have been committed probable cause
when everyone agrees unanimous
The highest court in the US Supreme
In Miranda v Arizona, you have to be told your ______when arrested rights

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Principles of the Constitution Crossword

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roles and powers are given by the people and must be followed Limited government
supreme sovereignty
combining 2 governments, state and national, into one political system federalism
division of governmental roles into three branches separation of powers
power of a court to judge the constitutionality of laws and acts judicial review
each branch has the power to exercise control or influence over the other 2 branches checks and balances
follows the Constitution Constitutionality
judicial, legislative, and executive three branches
by the people popular
supreme law of the land Constitution
limited government must obey the laws rule of law
supreme power is held by the people through voting popular sovereignty

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