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Arthur Schlesinger jr
bonus votes
electoral college
even power
gore vs bush election
incentive
National Bonus Plan
never implemented
Popular Vote
promotianal technique

Electoral College Word Search

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Republican
Democrat
Congress
Executive Branch
President
Population
Popular Vote
Elector
Election
Constitutional Convention
Electoral College

Elections and Voting Crossword

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A way for citizens to vote on state or local laws Referendum
A series of statements expressing the party's principles, beliefs, and positions on election issues. Platform
A political party that challenges the two major parties Third Parties
The right to vote Suffrage
A meeting of political party members to conduct party business Caucus
A geographical are that contains a specific number of voters Precinct
The votes cast by individual voters in a presidential election, as opposed to electoral votes Popular Vote
Representatives from the 50 states party organizations who run a political party National Commitee
Political organization established by a corporation, labor union, or other special-interest group designed to support candidates by contributing money PAC
A strong party organization that can control political appointments and deliver votes Political Machine
A number that is more than 50 percent of the total Majority
The most votes among all those running for a political office Plurality
A group of people named by each state legislature to select the President and Vice President Electoral College
A special election in which citizens can vote to remove a public official from office Recall
The list of candidates for which you cast your vote Ballot
A system of government in which two parties compete for power Two party system
The first election that takes place to find out who will be the candidate for that party Primary election
The recorded version of a vote Poll
Held when no candidate wins a majority Runoff
Method of voting for people who cannot go to the polls on election day Absentee voting
Topics do public interest Issue
A way for citizens to propose laws Initiative

the electoral college Word Search

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Social Studies Crossword Puzzle

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The right to vote Suffrage
More than 50% Majority
A legislature who elects a president and vice president Electoral college
Basic Belief Principles
Meeting of party members to conduct party business Caucus
To record or enroll formally Register
Process of voting in election Poll
A geographic area that contains a certain amount of voters Precinct
The most votes among all those running for a political office Plurality
To choose a candidate from each party to run in the general election Primary election
The list of candidates for which you cast your vote Ballot
Percentage of eligible voters who actually vote Voter turnout rate
A special election in which citizens can vote to remove a public official from office. Recall
A strong party organization that can control political appointments and deliver votes Political machine
A way for citizens to vote on state or local laws Referendum
A way for citizens to propose laws Initiative
Held when no candidate wins a majority of votes in the primary Runoff
Topics of public interest Issue
Organization of individuals with broad common interests Political parties
A Person who is elected by the electoral college President
representatives from the 50 state party organizations who run a political party National committee
The elected executive head of a state of the US. Governor

Voting and Elections Word Search

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Absentee Voting
Ballot
Caucus
Electoral College
Initiative
Issue
Majority
National Committee
Pac
Platform
Plurality
Political Machine
Poll
Popular Vote
Precinct
Primary Election
Recall
Referendum
Runoff
Suffrage
Third Parties
Two Party System

The Presidency Crossword

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Length of a President's term 4 years
Serves as a pep rally for upcoming election National Convention
Election day is on this day of the week Tuesday
This group cast the official votes for the President Electoral College
The Electoral College started out as this Compromise
Was first a vice President and later became President Thomas Jefferson
How many positions does the Cabinet consist of Fifteen
The 5th one in the Presidential Line of Succession Secretary of Treasury
Vice President is this to the President Successor
Cabinets are created by Congress

Government and Elections Crossword

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a meeting of political party members to conduct party business Caucus
a geographic area that consists of a certain number of voters Precinct
the right to vote Suffrage
a way for citizens to vote on a state or local law Referendum
a political party that challenges the two major parties third party
a series of statements expressing the party's principles, beliefs and positions on election issues Platform
the votes cast by individual voters in a presidential election, as opposed to electoral votes Popular vote
representatives from the 50 state party organizations who run a political party. National Committee
political organization established by a corporation, labor union, or other special-interest groups designed to support candidates by contributing money PAC
a strong party organization that can control political appointments and deliver votes. Political machine
a number that is more than 50% of the total Majority
the most votes among all those running for political office Plurality
a group of people named by each state legislature to select the President and Vice President. Electoral College
A system of government in which two parties compete for power Two-Party System
a special election in which citizens can vote to remove a public official from office Recall
the list of candidates from which you cast your vote Ballot
the recorded version of a vote Poll
the first election that takes place to find out who will be the candidate for that party Primary election
a country or state ruled by one major political party One Party System
to formally enroll in something (three steps when it comes to voting) Registering
percentage of eligible voters who actually vote Voter Turnout Rates

Executive Branch Crossword

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Most electoral votes are allocated based on a "_________" motto. winner takes all
what is the required age for a candidate running for president and vice president? thirty-five
who elects the president based on popular vote? Electoral College
The Electoral College begin as a _________. compromise
One has to be a _______ born U.S. citizen to become president and vice president. natural
what does the vice president serve as in the senate? president
the involvement of V.P. has _______ in recent years. grown
in the presidential Line of Succession who comes after secretary of state? Attorney General
who comes first after the president in the Presidential Line of Succession? vice president
in order to become president, a candidate must win at least ____ of the elcetoral votes. 270
who comes after secretary of commerce? secretary of ______. labor
__________ is an organized method of resolving the issue of who is head of the executive branch of the government. presidential succession

Federalist Era Crossword Bonus

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Who was the first Chief Justice of the Surpream Court? John Jay
Happens every ten years to count the population that decided how many representatives a state receives? census
Who was Washington's Treasurer? Alexander Hamilton
The colonists realized that the Articles of Confederation were what? flawed
These had to be in the constitution for some states to ratify it? Bill of Rights
A deal made between Hamilton and Madison that gave the national government the consumption of the state debt and moved the capitol south. Capitol Deal
A compromise between the Virginia and New Jersey Plans. Great compromise
Washington made a no note policy at this convention. Constitutional Convention
Hamilton used the ____________________ when he wanted a national bank. elastic clause
There was a peaceful transfer of power when Jefferson became President. What was it called? Revolution of 1800
The ______________ college elected the President and Vice President. Electoral
There were 85 of these written by Madison, John Jay, and Alexander Hamilton. Federalist Essays
Who did we not sign a treaty with? France
Who set a lot of precedents for the future of the U.S. government? Washington
Who was Washington's Secretary of State? Thomas Jefferson
Who was Washington's Secretary of War? Henry Knox
Who was Washington's Attorney General? Edmund Randolph
Treaty that was not popular and signed with Great Britain. Jay's Treaty
Treaty that was popular and signed with Spain. Pinckney's Treaty
who was the second President? John Adams
What created all the courts? Judiciary Act of 1789
Land Ordinance of 1785 split land up into ____________. Townships
The National Government watched this rebellion. Shays
The National Goverment stopped this rebellion. Whiskey
What gave the Federalist a power boost? XYZ affair

27 Amendments Crossword

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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