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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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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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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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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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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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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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Direct Democracy Crossword

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The only country that still has direct democracy Switzerland
Direct democracy, Also known as ______ democracy Pure
Who makes all the decisions Citizens
Direct democracy relies on people coming out and _____ Voting
The structure that direct democracy is like Circle
When did direct democracy start 500BC
Where did direct democracy start AncientAthens
When did direct democracy start in Switzerland 1291
Some towns in what US state still use direct democracy NewEngland
Only men over the age of __ born in Athens were considered to be citizens Eighteen
Citizens come together to discuss issues and ____ Laws
Decisions are made by the _____ vote Popular
The purest form of direct democracy is in the Swiss _____ Cantons
One of the citizen groups in Ancient Athens Assembly
Another citizen group in Ancient Athens Council
The final up in Ancient Athens Court
This form of government crates an _________ society Incorporated
In direct democracy there is _____ leader No
Who can put forward proposals for laws Anyone
What group of people has almost no say Minority
Most countries That used to use direct democracy have evolved to __________ democracy Semi-direct
On advergae how many times year does Switzerland come together to vote Four

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The Foundations of Government Crossword

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A rule set by the government of a town, city, or state. law
Maintaining _____ and preventing violence is the main job of a gov. order
Sometimes referred to as "conservative". rightwing
Sometimes referred to as "liberal". leftwing
Opposed to ways that are not traditional. Liberal
Not favorable of change. conservative
A form of government where a country is ruled by one ruler. monarchy
Rule, control, or leadership by one person with total power. dictatorship
Government or control by a small group of people. Oligarchy
Rule by religious leaders. Theocracy
Rule by the people. democracy
A basic set of rules. Also known as the Ten Commandments. decalogue
a system of government having the real executive power vested in a cabinet composed of members of the legislature who are individually and collectively responsible to the legislature parliamentary
The process or manner of controlling a country, state, etc. government
A form of government in which power is shared between a central government and individual states, provinces, etc. federal
Forming a single unit. unitary
United in a league. confederate
The process or system by which goods and services are produced, sold, and bought in a country or region. economy
Separation of __________ is an example of horizontal distribution powers
A constitutional ______ is a common monarchy with very little or no ruling power. monarch

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Chapter 8: Confederation to Constitution Crossword

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_____ is a act of official confirmation ratification
______ is a place where weapons are stored arsenal
_______ was lands narrowest of the Appalachians, covered by the Land Ordinance of 1785 Northwest Territory
_______ was an impose or raise of tax levy
_______ is a country or nation in which people elect representatives to govern republic
these people helped create the U.S. Consitution founders
_____ was a proposal for a legislature in which each state would have one vote New Jersey Plan
_____ was a prominent adviser to the Constitutional Convention James Madison
____ is the government department that interprets laws Judicial Branch
______ is the government department that makes laws Legislative branch
_______ are the first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution Bill of Rights
_________ is an addition to a document amendment
__________ were people who supported ratification of the Constitution Federalists
_____________ is a system in which more than one half of a group holds the power to make decisions binding the entire group Majority rule
__________ is a system of government in which power is shared between the national (or federal) government and the states Federalism

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