Type
Crossword
Description

a group pardon to individuals for an offense against the government Amnesty
a person who lives in a country where he or she is not a citizen Alien
A person from a foreign country who expects to stay in the United States for a short, specified period of time nonresident alien
a person from a foreign nation who has established permanent residence in the United States Resident alien
a citizen of a nation with which the United States is at war Enemy alien
a person fleeing a country to escape persecution or danger Refugee
one who entered the country illegally, or one whose permit for residency has expired Undocumented alien
the legal process by which a person is granted citizenship Naturalization
Latin phrase meaning “law of the soil”; the principle that grants citizenship to nearly all people born in a country Jus Soli
Latin phrase meaning “law of blood”; the principle that grants citizenship on the basis of the citizenship of one’s parent Jus Sanguinis
a process by which a group of people become American citizens through an act of Congress Collective Naturalization
giving up one’s citizenship by leaving to live in a foreign country Expatriation
the loss of citizenship through fraud or deception during the naturalization process Denaturalization
classification made on the basis of race or national origin that is subject to strict judicial scrutiny Suspect Classification
a basic right of the American system or one that is indispensable in a just system Fundamental right
unfair treatment of individuals based solely on their race, gender, ethnic group, age, physical disability, or religion Discrimination
Laws requiring racial segregation in such places as schools, buses, and hotels Jim Crow Laws
a policy that held that if facilities for different races were equal, they could be separate Separate but equal doctrine
the efforts to end segregation Civil rights movement
government policies that award jobs, government contracts, promotions, admission to schools, and other benefits to minorities and women in order to make up for past discriminations Affirmative action
the provision that information on government activities related to national security and foreign policy may be kept secret Security classification system

Citizenship Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

The studies of the duties and rights of citizens Civics
Members of a community who owe loyalty to the government and in exchange receive protection from the government citizenship
This founder of the U.S strongly believed in the importance of civics (last name) Jefferson
An act that a citizen is required to do (ex: pay taxes) duty
An act a citizen should do but is not required to (ex: voting) responsibility
In Ancient Greece and Rome citizenship was only granted to men who owned ________ property
Someone who is born in another country can choose to have a ____ citizenship dual
This process is a legal way to gain citizenship in the United States Naturalization
In order to become a U.S citizen you must have lived in the U.S for a minimum of _____ years five
The minimum age to become a U.S citizen eighteen
Americans can lose their citizenship in this number of ways three
The act of losing your naturalization denaturalization
A foreign born resident who has not been naturalized alien
A person fleeing danger in their country refugee
Today, ______ million people are living in the U.S illegally twelve
Here kids learn how to become good citizens school
Many consider this one of the most important American citizen responsibility voting
Respecting private and public property tolerance
The health, prosperity, and happiness of all the people in the community welfare
The practice of offering your time and services to others without receiving payment volunteerism
In this voulanteer organization members work on education, public safety, health, and the environment AmeriCorps
Foreign born people who have moved to a new country Immigrant
The key practices, relationships, and organizations in a society Institutions

Civil Liberties and Civil Rights Review Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A law stating that any illegally obtained evidence cannot be used in a federal court. exclusionaryrule
A lawyer or attorney counsel
Testifying against oneself selfincrimination
Retrial of a person who was acquitted in a previous trial for the same crime. doublejeopardy
Government policies that award jobs, contracts, promotions and other benefits to minorities and women to make up for past discrimination. affirmativeaction
A summary record transcript
The legal process by which a person is granted citizenship. naturalization
Lation phrase meaning "law of the soil"; the principle that grants citizenship to nearly all people born in a country. jussoli
Latin phrase meaning "law of blood"; the principle that grants citizenship on the basis of the citizenship of one's parents. jussanguinis
Giving up one's citizenship by leaving to live in a foreign country. expatriation
The loss of citizenship through fraud or deception during the naturalization process. denaturalization

Citizenship Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

A member of a community who is loyal to and is protected by the government citizen
The rights and duties of citizens citizenship
A legal process to gain citizenship naturalization
An amount of money demanded by the government used to help run public places and help the community tax
Something that you are required to do duty
Something that you can do voluntarily (it is not required) responsibility
A person who moved from one country an is now a permanent resident in another immigrant
A foreign-born resident in the United States who has not been naturalized yet alien
The belief, way of life, art, and customs that are shared by people in a particular society culture
People who share a common national, cultural, or racial background ethnic group
A person who has left their home to escape war, famine, or another disaster refugee
Respecting and accepting others regardless of their differences tolerance
Offering your time and services to others without any payment volunteerism
The advantage or benefit of all people in a society common good
The health , prosperity, and happiness of the members of a community welfare
The regulations established in a community by some authority law
The general principles or beliefs people use to make decisions values
You can lose your citizenship if you are found guilty of _______ treason
immigrants must take a ____ that checks if they can read, write and speak English before becoming a citizen test
immigrants must be able to read, _____, and speak English before becoming a citizen write

Types of Government Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

The United States Government Crossword

Type
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

Civics and Economics Unit One Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

American Imperialism Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

the policy of extending the rule or authority of an empire or nation over foreign countries, or of acquiring and holding colonies imperialism
the policy or doctrine of isolating one's country from the affairs of other nations by declining to enter into alliances, foreign economic commitments, international agreements, etc., isolationism
an overthrow and thorough replacement of an established government or political system by the people governed revolution
Queen of Hawaii, served as a symbol of Hawaiian pride Liliuokalini
any area in which one nation has power over another; i.e. - this happened to China when it was defeated by Japan spheresofinfluence
policy announced by Secretary of State, John Hay, stating all nations have equal trade access in China opendoorpolicy
Chinese secret society that carried on an unsuccessful uprising, 1898–1900 (Boxer Rebellion) principally against foreigners, boxerrebellion
news stories that are sensational and exaggerated yellowjournalism
an attachment to a resolution stating that the US did not want control of Cuba telleramendment
led the Filipino rebels who took control of Manila, capital of the Philippines EmilioAguinaldo
part of the Cuban constitution which said the US can interfere with Cuban affairs and restricted their right to make treaties plattamendment
a canal extending SE from the Atlantic to the Pacific across the Isthmus of Panama panamacanal
an addition to the Monroe Doctrine that warned of "wrong doing" by Latin American countries RooseveltCorollary
a policy Howard Taft used to protect US interests in Latin American dollardiplomacy
sent by President Wilson to capture Francisco "Pancho" Villa johnpershing

Unit 7 Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

forcing people into military service Impressment
group of officials who advise the president Cabinet
stirring up rebellion against a government Sedition
devotion to one's country Nationalism
to cancel Nullify
the amount of money one government owes to another National Debt
an act or decision that sets an example for others to follow Precedent
members of Congress from the South or West who called for war with Britain prior to the War of 1812 War Hawks
a long journey of exploration Expedition
ban on trade Embargo
opposing group within a party Faction
actions that a nation takes in relation to other countries Foreign Policy
an idea that the government should play as small a role as possible in economic affairs Laissez Faire
a resident born in or belonging to another country who has not recieved citizenship naturally Alien

WW1 crossword puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Payments for war damage Reparation
1919 treaty that ended WW1 Treaty of Versailles
Assassination of this man started WW1 Franz Ferdinand
Serbian nationalist group Black Hand
German military plan on how Germany should handle the threat of war on two fronts Schlieffen Plan
Term for the total number of people killed Casualties
Resignation of a monarch Abdication
Forced acquisition of a region or territory by a more powerful state Annexation
Temporary suspension of hostility in a war Armistice
Government control or restrictions placed on the media Censorship
Government policy that requires citizens to join the army Conscription
A long, narrow ditch Trench
Belief that a nation needs a large military Militarism
Not taking sides during a war Neutrality
Opinion expressed for the purpose of influencing the actions of others Propaganda
Any horrible or violent action taken against an innocent or unarmed person or group Atrocity
Someone who objects to killing Pacifist
A strong love for one's country Nationalism
Policy of building up an empire Imperialism

Imperialism Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Indian soldier who served in an army set up by an English trading company Sepoy
The system of governing a country as a father would a child Paternalistic
deliberate attempt to destroy an entire religious or ethnic group genocide
country with its own government but under the control of an outside power protectorate
territory ruled and settled by another land usually only for economic benefit colony
destruction of forest land deforestation
right of foreigners to be protected by the laws of their own nation extraterritoriality
the concern or attempt to encourage and support human welfare humanitarian
domination by one country of the political, economic, or cultural life of another country or region imperialism
a nation that does not maintain the values, government, ethics, and customs of western Europe nonwesternnation
the policy of foreign nations in China which favored open trade and unlimited access opendoorpolicy
area in which an outside power claims exclusive investment or trading privileges sphereofinfluence
Darwin's ideas of natural selection applied to race. Stronger nations/races dominate weaker ones naturally. socialdarwinism
muslim ruler Sultan
A nation with a democratic government, modernized economy and civil rights for all citizens. Largely European or North American westernnation
Poem by Rudyard Kipling. Belief that states it is the task of the white race to educate and civilize the non-western peoples. whitemansburden