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Bill of Rights Word Search

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due process of law
bill of rights
eminent domain
censor
search and seizure
freedom of the press
freedom of petition
freedom of assembly
criminal trial
civil trial
slander
libel
liberty
incriminate
case studies
freedom of speech
principal
double jeopardy
repeal
amendment

US History Crossword Puzzle

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major ideas found in the US Constitution of limiting the power to tax and right to a fair trial Magna Carta
foundation for American government for freedoms such as freedom of speech and a trial by jury English Bill of Rights
written mostly by Jefferson to list the grievances against Great Britain and to declare independence from Great Britain DOI
Gave freedom to the slaves in all of the states 13th Amendment
required states to give citizenship to all citizens born in the US 14th Amendment
gave African American men the right to vote 15th Amendment
created a graduated income tax 16th Amendment
provided a direct election of senators 17th Amendment
gave women the right to vote 19th Amendment
ended poll taxes 24th Amendment
the right of 18 years old to vote 26th Amendment
document, which formed the first government of the US near the end of the American Revolution. States had more power than the national government. AOC
a document outlining the basic form and rules of the US government US Constitution
essays written by James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, and John Jay to support the ratification of the Constitution Federalist Papers
first 10 amendments to the Constitution guaranteeing individual liberties and due process Bill of Rights
peace plan issued by Wilson that called for freedom of the seas, reduction of armaments, and end to secret diplomacy. Important part was the creation of the League of Nations a national peaces organiz Fourteen Points
treaty that ended WW2. Was extremely harsh on Germany Treaty of Versailles
Declaration by Truman to economically assist any country fighting communism after WW2. The declaration marked the beginning of the Containment Policy Truman Doctrine

Bill of Rights Crossword

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1st Amendment RAPPS
The ____ have rights beyond what is written in the constitution people
Right to bear ___ arms
Right to a ___ trial in civil cases jury
No cruel and unusual punishment eighth amendment
No double ___ jeopardy
Due Process of Law fifth amendment
Right to remain ____ silent
no excessive ___ bails
Guarantees a public and ___ trial speedy
Freedom from unreasonable search fourth amendment
____ Powers Reserved
Freedom of ___ assembly
Right not to ___ soldiers in your house quarter
Right to a ___ lawyer

Principles of the Constitution Crossword

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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

civil liberties and civil rights Crossword

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"produce the body" writ of hebeas corpus
personal freedoms are personal guarantees and freedoms that the government cannot abridge, either by law or by judicial interpretation, without due process. civil liberties
a class of rights that protect individuals' freedom from infringement by governments, social organizations, and private individuals. civil rights
The Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution each contain a? due process clause
a constitutional doctrine that ensures states cannot enact laws that take away the constitutional rights of American citizens that are enshrined in the Bill of Rights. selective incorporation
irst Amendment of the US Constitution that prohibits the establishment of religion by Congress. establishment clause
refers to the section of the First Amendment italicized here: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise free exercise clause
the Supreme Court heard the case of Lemon v Kurtzman (403 US 602). lemon test
a doctrine adopted by the Supreme Court of the United States to determine under what circumstances limits can be placed on First Amendment freedoms of speech, press, or assembly. clear and present danger test
judicial suppression of material that would be published or broadcast, on the grounds that it is libelous or harmful. prior restraint
words indicating a willingness to fight or challenge someone. fighting words
any utterance or act that strongly offends the prevalent morality of the time. obscenity
the refusal to comply with certain laws or to pay taxes and fines, as a peaceful form of political protest civil disobedience
air treatment through the normal judicial system, especially as a citizen's entitlement. due process
a legal document authorizing a police officer or other official to enter and search premises. search warrant
Department practice of temporarily detaining, questioning, and at times searching civilians on the street for weapons and other contraband. stop and frisk
a law that prohibits the use of illegally obtained evidence in a criminal trial. exclusionary rule
a jury, normally of twenty-three jurors, selected to examine the validity of an accusation before trial. grand jury
a thing that serves to illustrate that a system or situation is bad and deserves to be condemned. indictment

Bill of rights crossword puzzle

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Which amendment protects you from searches without reason? Amendment4
Which amendment stops soldiers from staying in a home without the owners consent? Amendment3
You have the _ to a speedy and public trial.(what is the blank) Right
Amendment 1 allows you to practice your what dreely? Religeon
Acoording to amendment 2 You have the right to BearArms
How many amendments are in the bill of rights? Ten
Crime that is punishable by the death sentance captial
If you are the defendant you have the right a? Lawyer
You have the right to peacefully _ ? Assemble
First ten amendments of the costitution? Bill of Rights
Cops need this to search your home. Warrant
Gathering signatures to make a change is called a ? Petition
The 7th amendment gives the right to a trial by a ? Jury
Amendment 9 gives you rights not listed in the Constitution
What is a abreviation for the president? POTUS
You can't make a law removing your freedom of ? Speech
Amendment 5 does not allow _ jeopardy Double
Amendment 5 does allow? Self incrimination
Amendment 6 gives you the right to a __ Jury impartial
Amendment 2 says there can be a well regulated? Militia

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

FIRST AMENDMENT Crossword

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ORDINANCE LAW
A GATHERING, GET TOGETHER ASSEMBLY
WORK PLACE ESTABLISHMENT
WRITTEN LAW CONSTITUTION
VOICE EXPRESSION
US CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS GUARANTEEING FREEDOM BILL OF RIGHTS
TRIAL DUE PROCESS
BELIEF SYSTEM RELIGION
HIGHEST FEDERAL COURT IN THE US SUPREME COURT
INDEPENDENCE FREEDOM
BAN PROHIBITION
A REASON TO GATHER SIGNATURES PETITION
LEGISLATIVE BODY CONGRESS
VERBAL COMMUNICATION SPEECH
PRINTING PRESS

The United States Constitution Word Search

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Amendment
American Revolution
Articles of Confederation
Bill of Rights
Civil Case
Division of Power
Due Process
Elastic Clause
Eminent Domain
Enumerated Powers
Federalism
Haebeus Corpus
Impeaachment
Implied Powers
Jurisdiction
Lame Duck
Preamble
Ratify
Republican Government
Supremacy Clause
U.S. Constitution

Bill of rights Word Search

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Amendments
Arms
Capital
Citizen
Constitution
Cruel
Double Jeopardy
Enumerated
Equal
Government
Infringed
Jury
Law
Liberties
Magna Carta
Nation
Peace
Petition
Press
Process
Property
protect
Punishment
Religion
Rights
Speech
Trial
Unreasonable
Warrants
Witness