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american
citizen
culture
freedom
governement
green card
immigration
independence
law
nation
patriotic
rights
votes

Grade 7 Civics and Citizenship Word Search

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BELONG
POLITICIAN
RULE
INFORMED
PARLIAMENT
NATIONAL
LOBBY
LAW
RIGHTS
ACTION
CIVICS
PARTICIPATE
CITIZEN
PRIME MINISTER
FAIR
RESPONSIBILITY
VOTE
IDENTITY
FREEDOM
CONSTITUTION
REPRESENTATIVE
DEMOCRACY
GOVERNMENT
ATTITUDES
VALUES

US History Crossword Puzzle

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Crossword
Description

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

Government Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Civics and Citizenship Crossword

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Crossword
Description

What law deals with criminals? criminal
Which freedom allows you to travel freely? movement
a system of government where a leader is elected democracy
if a leader's power is backed by the army, they are a..... dictator
which law deals with compensation? civil
a crime that falls under criminal law murder
a dispute which falls under civil law dog bites
the freedom to follow any faith you choose religion
The freedom to protest assembly
one aspect of Australia's national identity Indigenous culture
law that is made in the court common
law that is made in the parliament statutory law
4. A sense of a nation as a cohesive whole, as represented by distinctive traditions, culture, and language. national identity
6. A person who legally belongs to a country and has the rights and protection of that country citizen
Freedom to join a group of your choosing association

The United States Government Crossword

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Crossword
Description

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

U.S. History: Civil Rights Movement Crossword

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arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a bus Rosa Parks
first black justice on the Supreme Court Thurgood Marshall
student non-violent coordinating committee SNCC
formed to use activism and non-violent protest to bring an end to segregation SCLC
law designed to help end formal and informal barriers to African American suffrage (1965) Voting Rights Act
made racial, religious, and sex discrimination by employers illegal (1964) Civil Rights Act
rode on interstate buses into the segregated southern U.S. to test the ruling of unsegregated public places Freedom Riders
overturned Plessy v. Ferguson Brown v Board
boycott of city buses led by Dr. MLK Montgomery Bus Boycott
segregation imposed by law de jure
segregation resulting from economic or social conditions or personal choice de facto
state level legal codes of segregation, such as literacy tests and poll taxes Jim Crow Laws
led black community to peaceful nonviolence protests against the injustices they faced MLK
association founded in 1909 to work for racial equality NAACP
activist in civil rights; leader of SNCC Stokely Carmichael
1963 demonstration in which more than 200,000 people rallied for economic equality and civil rights March on Washington
organization of militant African Americans founded in 1966 Black Panthers
social movement in the U.S. in which people organized to demand equal rights for African Americans and other minorities Civil Rights Movement
required citizens of a state to pay a special tax in order to vote poll taxes
first black major league baseball player Jackie Robinson
Arkansas governor Orval Faubus called the National Guard to keep black students from enrolling in Little Rock's Central High School; President Eisenhower sent the Army to force integration for the students Little Rock Nine
organized the United Farm Workers Cesar Chavez

American Revolution Crossword

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Description

An economic system that existed in Europe from the sixteenth to eighteenth centuries. A nation's wealth was determined by how much gold and silver in their treasury. Led to very strict import/export Mercantilism
Make the laws legislature
The law making of Great Britain parliament
A person who offers views or theories on ethics, government, and other related fields philosopher
Rights that cannot be taken away unalienable
Freedom liberty
The state or attitude of not being satisfied, discontent Dissatisfaction
The power of government comes from the permission of the people/citizens consentofthegoverned
The government may only do those things that the people give it the power to do limitedgovernment
The legislative body in Virginia Colony houseofburgesses
A person who loves, supports, and defends his or her country patriot
The announcement by the 13 colonies that the colonies were to be free and independent of England's control. The document was written, primarily, by Thomas Jefferson and passed by the Second Continental Congress. declarationofindependence
A Scottish philosopher, who explained that government gets their power from the citizens. The idea of the Social Contract because the natural state of man is to be free johnlocke
The unwritten, unspoken agreement between citizens and their government. Citizens give up some rights in order to receive protection and safety Socialcontract
British King during revolutionary war era KingGeorge111
British general who surrendered at Yorktown LordCornwallis
Promoted the cause of independence through letters and writings JohnAdams
Commander of the Continental Army GeorgeWashington
Major author of the Declaration of Independence ThomasJefferson
Outspoken member of the House of Burgesses; Inspired colonial patriotism with his "Give me Liberty or give me Death" speech. PatrickHenry
Wrote the pamphlet Common Sense, promoting American Independence ThomasPaine
Prominent member of the Continental Congress; helped frame the Declaration of Independence; helped gain French support for American Independence BenjaminFranklin
French nobleman who served in the Continental Army; worked with the king of France to send French troops, ships and funds that assisted the colonists in the American Revolution and contributed to the victory at Yorktown TheMarquisDeLafayette
Enslaved African American who wrote poems and plays supporting American Independence and who eventually gained her freedom PhillisWheatley
Patriot who made a daring ride to warn colonists of British arrival; his print of the Boston Massacre was printed throughout the colonies and changed a lot of colonists' minds about how their loyalties to England PaulRevere

American dream Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

education
immigrant
legal
citizen
freedom
achieve
America
American Dream
Independence
Money
promises
prosperity
success
suffering
USA

The Articles of Confederation Crossword

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Crossword
Description

the right to vote suffrage
a set of basic principles and laws that states the powers and duties of the government constitution
official approval ratification
set up a system for surveying and dividing western lands The Ordinance of 1785
was organized to create a national government Second Continental Congress
this document made the King subject to law Magna Carta
a philosophical movement that emphasized the use of reason to examine old ideas Enlightenment
the oldest state constitution still in effect Massachusetts constitution
this state allowed women to vote when it first joined the United States New Jersey
the only way to achieve liberty was through the separatio of governmental powers Montesquieu
a social contract existed between rulers and the people they ruled Locke
Under________only free white men that owned property could vote British rule
The new national constitution Articles of Confederation
created a system for bringing in new states to the Union Northwest Ordinance of 1787
_________________ was banned in the Northwest Territory slavery
Under the Articles of Confederation there was no___________________ president
he believed in religious freedom Thomas Jefferson

Types of Governments Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

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