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the central government has all the power unitary
a group of countries/states join together to serve a purpose confederation
power is divided between the cental and regional government federal
ONE RULER who has umlimite power, citizens have no choice in ruler -no elections are held autocratic
small group of people/leaders only answer to each other/no one outside the selected group can be a ruler -no citizen participation oligarchic
citizens(voters)of the country have the power because they vote for the ruler -citizens can be elected democratic
a country ruled by the people democracy
all people vote on all laws direct democracy
a democracy where the people vote direcly for the leader presidential
a democracy where the people vote for legislaturs parliamentary
a government based on religion theocracy
form of government that is autocratic;government makes all the decisions;people have no freedom or rights(CUBA) communist
a country ruled by a king or queen monarchy
one ruler has power over all the people dictatorship
has no government at all anarchy
law making body legislature
a member of a community that has political rights and responsibilities citizen
a document setting out the structure and main principles of a government consitution
the ability to get things done power
is an opinion to do so vote

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Types of Government Crossword

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Type of democracy where citizens elect leaders to represent them in government Representative
A small group that rules a country after taking it by force Junta
One person has all the power Autocracy
Type of democracy where citizens are involved in day-to-day government Direct
Recognizes God as the ultimate authority in government and law Theocracy
One leader has absolute control over citizens' lives Dictatorship
Citizens hold the political power Democracy
A small group of people has all the power Oligarchy
People are not subject to any nation or government Anarchy
A king or queen rules the country monarchy

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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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Types of Governments Crossword Puzzle

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In a __________ the country is ruled by a queen and/or king monarchy
In a __________ the government leader is elected by the citizens of that country democracy
A country ruled by a single, controlling leader is called a _________ dictatorship
Government leaders/rulers are influenced by their religion in a ____________ theocracy
A military is an example of the government providing national ________ security
The government puts forth ________ that prohibit certain actions laws
_________ for government leaders is a freedom citizens have in a democracy voting
When citizens directly vote for their leaders, it is called a _________ democracy direct
A representative democracy is typically only used in ______ countries large
A purpose/function of a government is to make economic __________ decisions

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The United States Government Crossword

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the political direction and control exercised over the actions of the members, citizens, or inhabitants of communities, societies, and states Government
a group of persons sworn to render a verdict or true answer on a question jury
a native or naturalized member of a state or nation citizen
the system of fundamental principles according to which a nation or state is governed constitution
the branch of government charged with the execution and enforcement of laws executive branch
the power or right vested in one branch of a government to cancel a law veto
the presentation of formal charges against a public official by the lower house impeachment
the presentation of formal charges against a public official by the lower house legislative branch
an official enumeration of the population, with details as to age, sex, occupation census
a meeting of party leaders to select candidates, elect convention delegates caucus
having power to frame or alter a political constitution or fundamental law constituent
a group of persons who work or conduct a campaign to influence members of a legislature to vote lobbying
the branch of government charged with the interpretation of laws judicial branch
the body of laws of a state or nation regulating ordinary private matters civil laws

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Ancient Rome Crossword Puzzle

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This runs across the center of the peninsula Italy. Tiber River
One of the longest coastlines in Europe. Italian Peninsula
A sea between southern Europe, the northern coast of Africa, and southwesterm Asia. Mediterranean Sea
The capitol of Italy,that spreads across 7 low hills, and is about 15 minutes up the Tiber River. Rome
An Estruscan noble that murdered the king. Tarquin
A Roman leader that forced Tarquin and his sons out of Rome, and later became king. Junis Brutis
This man led Roman forces into battle and got captured. Regulus
The wealthiest, most powerful citizens. patricians
About 90% of Roman citizens. plebeians
A form of government where citizens have a right to vote. republic
People who are elected to represent the people. representatives
Any of various governing bodies. Senate
Officials who managed the government and the army. consuls
Someone who has total control over the people. dictator
People that were appointed by the Senate to protect the rights of plebeians. tribune
A city-state located in North Africa. carthage
Wars that ,altogether, lasted nearly 120 years. Punic Wars
A Carthaginian general. Hannibal
He attacked Carthage and defeated it. Scipio
A sense of pride in one's country. patriotism

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Ancient Greece Vocabulary Crossword

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A circular shield used in battle by the Hoplites. Hoplon
An area/settlement that is controlled by or belongs to a country. Colony
A formal speech, especially given on a ceremonial occasion. Oration
A contagious bacterial disease characterized by fever and delirium. Plague
The study of ideas about knowledge, truth, the nature and meaning of life, etc. Philosophy
The school male Spartan children were sent to, to become a citizen and soldier. Agogi
A public open space used for assemblies and markets. Agora
A body of heavily armed infantry formed in close, deep ranks. Phalanx
A staple soup made of boiled pigs' legs, blood, salt, and vinegar. Spartan Black Broth
A fortress built on top of a high hill. Acropolis
The Greek word for city-state. Polis
They entered Greece and settled in Peloponnesus, and later colonized Sicily and Southern Italy. Dorians
A member of a group of rich landowners who took power. Aristocrat
A galley with three rows of oars on each side, used as a warship. Trireme
Of or relating to Greek history, culture, or art after Alexander the Great. Hellenistic
A democracy in which the power to govern lies directly in the people, rather than through representatives. Direct Democracy
A form of government in which citizens hold the power. Democracy
One of five Spartan magistrates having power over the king. Ephors
A leader who held power through the use of force. Tyrant
The period of history from the Dorian invasion and end of the Mycenaean civilization, to the the poleis. Dark Age
A government in which only a few people have power. Oligarchy
To banish an unpopular or too powerful citizen from a city for 5 or 10 years by popular vote. Ostracize
A provincial governor in the Persian Empire. Satrap
People who have the right to participate in government. Citizen
A member of a class of serfs (slaves) in Sparta. Helot
A heavily armed foot soldier of ancient Greece. Hoplite
A democracy in which officials are elected to represent a group of people. Representative

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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

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Government/Economic Systems Crossword

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Citizens hold political power Democracy
King or Queen rule the country Monarchy
Where the economy is completely controlled by the government. Command Economy
A system which people own their own businesses and property Market
There are no representatives leading the country. Direct Democracy
USA is an example of this type of democracy Representative Democracy
A law making body Government
A government where one person has all the power Autocracy
One leader has absolute control over citizens lives. Dictatorship
religious rule Theocracy
small group of people that have all the power Oligarchy
Nobody is in conrol Anarchy
small group of people usually military who rule a country after taking it over. junta
The monarch has all the power, and had the final say over the government. Absolute monarchy
A monarch that shares power with other parts of the government and are subject to the country's constitution Constitutional Monarchy

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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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Unit 6 Vocabulary Crossword

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The total value of goods produced and services provided in a country during one year. GDP
An economic system in which economic decisions and the pricing of goods and services are guided solely by the aggregate interactions of a country's individual citizens and businesses. Market Economy
A form of government run by a small number of people such as wealthy landowners, royalty or powerful military figures. Oligarchy
Economic system in which traditions, customs, and beliefs help shape the goods and the services the economy produces, as well as the rules and manner of their distribution. Traditional Economy
Power is vested in the people, who rule either directly or through freely elected representatives. Democracy
A system that divides up power between a strong national government and smaller local governments Federal
An economic system combining private and public enterprise Mixed Economy
A person who organizes and operates a business or businesses, taking on greater than normal financial risks in order to do so. Entreprenuer
Democratic form of government in which the party with the greatest representation in the parliament forms the government, its leader becoming prime minister or chancellor. Parlimentary Democracy
An economy in which production, investment, prices, and incomes are determined centrally by a government. Command Economy
Goods that are used in producing other goods, rather than being bought by consumers. Capital Goods
The skills, knowledge, and experience possessed by an individual or population, viewed in terms of their value or cost to an organization or country. Human Capital
A system of government where a head of government is also head of state and leads an executive branch that is separate from the legislative branch. Presidental Democracy
Government has power over everything. Unitary
Materials or substances such as minerals, forests, water, and fertile land that occur in nature and can be used for economic gain. Natural Resources
A group of states that are joined together by a central government that has limited powers of authority Confederate
a system of government by one person with absolute power. Autocracy

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