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DUTY
VOTE
AMERICA
PREAMBLE
RESPONSIBILITIES
RIGHTS
LIBERTY
GOVERNMENT
OBEY
JUSTICE
EQUALITY
FREEDOM
INDEPENDENCE
DECLARATION
CONSTITUTION
STUDENT
FAMILY
LAWS
CITIZEN
CIVICS

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US History Crossword Puzzle

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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

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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

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Citizenship Word Search

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township
sheriff
represent
ordinance
deed
candidate
referendum
recall
ratified
preamble
population
override
majority
justice
initiative
illegal
hearing
governor
decennial
criminal case
constitution
congress
civil case
chamber
census
bill of rights
bill
biennial
bicameral
attorney general
appeal
amendments
unite
sovereign
naturalized citizen
natural rights
natural citizen
nation
independent
government
democracy
citizenship
allegiance

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Unit 1: Government Vocab Crossword

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Government, All countries have some iteration of this concept
Principle, The United States is built off of these
Consent of the Governed, Permission of the people
Limited Government, Power influenced by the people
Rule of Law, Everyone must follow the laws and receive equal punishment
Democracy, Government picked by the people
Representative Government, Represents the people
Magna Carta, A document constituting a fundamental guarantee of rights and privileges
Charters of the Virginia Company of London, An English joint stock company established in 1606 by royal charter by King James I with the purpose of establishing colonial settlements in North America
Virginia Declaration of rights, A document drafted in 1776 to proclaim the inherent rights of men including the right to reform or abolish "inadequate" government
Declaration of Independence, The statement adopted by the Second Continental Congress meeting at the Pennsylvania State House (Independence Hall) in Philadelphia on 4 July 1776 which announced that the thirteen American colonies then at war with the Kingdom of Great Britain
Articles of Confederation, The first constitution of the United States ( November 15, 1777)
Virginia statute of religious freedom, A statement about both freedom of conscience and the principle of separation of church and state. Written by Thomas Jefferson and passed by the Virginia General Assembly on January 16, 1786
Constitution of Virginia, The document that defines and limits the powers of the state government and the basic rights of the citizens of the U.S. Commonwealth of Virginia
United States Constitution, A document that embodies the fundamental laws and principles by which the United States is governed.
Preamble, The introductory part of a statute or deed, stating its purpose, aims, and justification
Amend, To modify formally, as a legal document or legislative bill

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The Articles of Confederation Crossword

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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

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Civics and Citizenship Word Search

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Ballot
Bill
Citizen
Common Law
Constitution
Constitutional Monarchy
Council
Democracy
Government
Governor General
House of Representatives
Judge
Labour
Liberal
Parliament
Pressure Groups
Prime Minister
Referendum
Senate
Statute Law
Vote

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Politics Word Search

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Electoral college
Government
Equal
Appeal
Democracy
Federal
Judicial
Liberal
Conservative
Bill of Rights
Ammendmets
Constitution
Ballot
Cabinet
Primary
Political Party
Delegate
Senate
Romeny
Obama
White House
Left
Right
Congress
Liberty
freedom
Independent
Politics
Democrat
Republican

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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

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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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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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