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The area where George Washington's troops suffered hardship and faced difficult challenges. Valley Forge
The country American's patterned their government after. Great Britain
A government in which the citizens hold the power to rule. Democracy
A form of democracy in which the people vote firsthand Direct Democracy
A government in which citizens choose a smaller group of representatives to govern for them Representative Democracy
A representative democracy where citizens choose their lawmakers. Republic
The principle that a ruler or a government is not all powerful. Limited Government
A group of people that make laws. Legislature
An agreement among people in a society with their government. Social Contract
A freedom people possess relating to life, liberty, and property. Natural Right

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Government Terms Crossword

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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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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 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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Civics and Economics Unit One Vocabulary Crossword

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the study of citizenshi, government, and the rights/duties of a citizen Civics
the rights and duties of members of a state Citizenship
a member of a community with a government that provides protection Citizen
the majority of people earn their living by providing a service rather than manufacturing Service economy
principles and beliefs people use to make judgments and decisions Value
the idea that power lies with the PEOPLE Popular Sovereignty
sets of ideas that people have about relationships, obligations, roles, functions of society institution
someone who has went through the process by which resident aliens become citizens Naturalized Citizens
a non-citizen alien
a person who comes to a ountry with intent to stay there permenantly Immigrant
to expel from the country Deport
the power or authority that rules a country Government
course of action the government takes in response to an issue or problem Public Policy
a plan for collecting and spending money Budget
a government in which citizens hold the power to rule and make laws Democracy
a government in which every citizen meets and participates directly in the making of laws Direct Democracy
a government that consists of representatives elected by the citizens Representative Democracy
a representative democracy where the people choose their lawmakers Republic
system of government with a king or a queen Monarchy
majority of people in a community can make laws for everyone Majority Rule
power held by an individual or a group who are not accountable to the people Authoritarian
a government that controls almost all aspects of peoples' lives (dictatorship) Totalitarian
obligations people fulfill voluntarily Responsibility
the things we are required to do Duty
to call up people for military service Draft
respect and acceptance of people regardless of their differences Tolerance
complex system of departments, rules, and people in chain of command Bureaucracy
the health, prosperity, and happiness of a person or community Welfare
offering your time and services to others without payment Volunteerism

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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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Forms Of Government Crossword

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people elect representatives to make decisions on their behalf republic
ultimate authority rests in a single national government unitary system
small group of powerful people make most government decisions; membership based on wealth (aristocracy), family or military power oligarchy
having a president that is elected by the people for a limited term in office presidential system
political unit with the power to make and enforce laws over a group of people living within a clearly defined territory state
the formal institutions and processes through which decisions are made for a group of people government
one person or small group holds unlimited power over government dictatorship
government is headed by one person, such as a king or queen who exercises spreme authority monarchy
form of gov't where citizens come together to discuss and pass laws and select leaders direct democracy
process by which government makes and carries out decisions politics
process by which government makes and carries out decisions politics
supreme power to act within its territory and to control its external affairs sovereignity
king answerable only to God, not to the people he rules divine right of kings

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Colonial Grievances Crossword

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government where citizens hold the power democracy
representative democracy where citizens choose lawmakers republic
separated the parts of government montesquieu
social contract guy locke
a representative to a meeting delegate
Intolerable Acts Coercive Acts
writer of the Declaration jefferson
cancel a law repeal
refuse to purchase goods or services boycott
freedom liberty
one who opposes official or commonly held views dissenter
1st part of the Declaration preamble
agreement compact
life, liberty, and property natural rights
group that makes laws legislature
change to the constitution amendment

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The 7 Principles Of The United States Constitution Crossword

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The belief that the government is subject to the will of people POPULARSOVEREIGNTY
A government in which citizens rule through elected representatives REPUBLIC
Government with limited powers strictly defined by law LIMITEDGOVERNMENT
A form of government in which power is divided between the federal government and state government FEDERALISM
power specifically given to congress in the constitution (one of the three powers in federalism) ENUMARATEDPOWER
power belonging only to the states (one of the three powers in federalism) RESERVEDPOWER
power shared by the states and federal government (one of the three powers in federalism) CONCURRENTPOWER
A principle by which powers are divdied among different branches of goverment to make sure no branch has too much power SEPERATIONOFPOWERS
The lawmaking branch of government LEGISLATIVEBRANCH
The branch of the government that carries out the law that is headed by the president EXECUTIVEBRANCH
The branch of government that interprets the law it includes the court JUDICIALBRANCH
The system which each branch of government limits the powers of other branches so that one branch does not become too powerful CHECKSANDBALANCES
The liberties of an individual to pursue goals without interference from other individuals or the government INDIVIDUALRIGHTS
Gurantee of basic freedoms and liberties (first ten amendments) BILLOFRIGHTS
the basis or fundamental source of the constitution SEVENPRINCIPLES

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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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Ap Gov Chapter 1 Part 1 Crossword

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A political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them Democracy
A theory of government and politics contending that societies are divided along class lines and that an upper-class elite will rule, regardless of the formal niceties of governmental organization. Elite and Class Theory
(government) the system or form by which a community or another political unit is governed Government
The sum total of the value of all the goods and services produced in a nation Gross Domestic Product
A theory of American democracy contending that groups are so strong that government, which gives in to the many different groups, is thereby weakened. Hyperpluralism
Institutions that connect citizens to government. The mass media, interest groups, and political parties are the three main linkage institutions. Linkage Institutions
A fundamental principle of traditional democratic theory. In a democracy, choosing among alternatives requires that the majority's desire be respected. Majority Rule
A principle of traditional democratic theory that guarantees rights to those who do not belong to majorities and allows that they might join majorities through persuasion and reasoned argument. Minority Rights
A theory of government and politics emphasizing that politics is mainly a competition among groups, each one pressing for its own preferred policies. Pluralist Theory
the issues that attract the serious attention of public officials and other people actually involved in politics at any given point in time Policy Agenda
A condition that occurs when no coalition is strong enough to form a majority and establish policy. The result is that nothing may get done. Policy Gridlock
The effects a policy has on people and problems. Impacts are analyzed to see how well a policy has met its goal and at what cost. Policy Impacts
The branches of government charged with taking action on political issues. The U.S. Constitution established three policymaking institutions-the congress, the presidency, and the courts. Today, the power of the bureaucracy is so great that most political scientist consider it a fourth policy making institution Policy Institution
The process by which policy comes into being and evolves over time. People's interests, problems, and concerns create political issues for government policymakers. These issues shape policy, which in turn impacts people, generating more interests, problems, and concerns. Policymaking System
A set of basic values and beliefs about one's country or government that is shared by most citizens and that influences political opinions and behaviors Political Culture
an issue that arises when people disagree about a problem and how to fix it Political Issue
Main form = voting. Also joining political party, volunteering on political campaign, campaign contributions, running for office Politic Participation

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