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The Articles of Confederation Word Search

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Foundations of American Government Crossword

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The governing body of a nation, state, or community government
A body of fundamental principles or established precedents according to which a state or other organization is acknowledged to be governed. constitution
government by a dictator dictatorship
A system of government by the whole population or all the eligible members of a state, typically through elected representatives: democracy
A nation or territory considered as an organized political community under one government state
Supreme power or authority sovereign
A form of government in which the powers of all provincial and local governments are specified by a single national government. unitary government
pertaining to or of the nature of a union of states under a central government distinct from the individual governments of the separate states, as in federal government; federal system. federal government
the principle that sovereignty should be divided between the federal government and the states especially as expressed by the Constitution of the U.S. division of powers
the principle that the greater number should exercise greater power. majority rule
freedom of private business to organize and operate for profit in a competitive system without interference by government beyond regulation necessary to protect public interest and keep the national economy in balance free enterprise system
the original constitution of the US, ratified in 1781, which was replaced by the US constitution in 1789 Articles of Confederation
To approve and give formal sanction to; confirm: ratification
a compromise reached between the northern and southern states of the U.S. in 1787. Three-Fifths Compromise
a doctrine in political theory that government is created by and subject to the will of the people popular sovereignty
Government. restricted with reference to governing powers by limitations prescribed in laws and in a constitution, as in limited monarchy; limited government. limited government
the principle or system of vesting in separate branches the executive, legislative, and judicial powers of a government. separation of powers
counterbalancing influences by which an organization or system is regulated, typically those ensuring that political power is not concentrated in the hands of individuals or groups. checks and balances
a constitutional right to reject a decision or proposal made by a law-making body veto
a constitutional doctrine that gives to a court system the power to annul legislative or executive acts which the judges declare to be unconstitutional judicial review
a often capitalized :the distribution of power in an organization (such as a government) between a central authority and the constituent federalism
a :the process of altering or amending a law or document (such as a constitution) by parliamentary or constitutional procedure rights that were granted by amendment of the Constitution amendment
a formal statement of the fundamental rights of the people of the United States, incorporated in the Constitution as Amendments 1–10, and in all state constitutions. Bill of Rights
powers that Congress has that are specifically listed in expressed powers
a power that is not specifically authorized in writing, but is assumed because of similar powers which have already been granted in writing implied powers
The clause in United States Constitution’s Article VI, stating that all laws made furthering the Constitution and all treaties made under the authority of the United States are the “supreme law of the land.” Chief Justice John Marshall interpreted the clause to mean that the states may not interfere with the functioning of the federal government and that federal law prevails over an inconsistent state law. Supremacy Clause
Any of several agreements, comparable to treaties, between states of the United States interstate compact

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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Principles of the Constitution Word Search

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Chapter 5; THE CONSTITUTION Crossword

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Written plan for government Constitution
Legislature consisting of two parts bicameral
To vote approval of RATIFY
Principle that the law applies to everyone Rule of Law
Any change in the Constitution Amendment
A government that can do only what the people allow it to do limited government
A law, usually of a city or county ordinance
One of several main parts of the Constitution Article
The idea that power lies with the people Popular Sovereignty
The opening section of the Constitution Preamble
Agreement providing a dual system of congressional representation Great Compromise
A group of individuals or state governments Confederation
The first constitution of the United States Articles of Confederation
The split of authority among the legislature, executive, and judicial branches Separation of Powers
Powers shared by the state and federal governments Concurrent Powers

The Constitution Crossword

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sets the number of state ratifications necessary in order for the Constitution to take effect and prescribes the method through which the states may ratify it. sevenarticles
Congress can only make laws that the constitution gives them direct authority over strictinterpretation
the action or crime of making a false spoken statement damaging to a person's reputation slander
enforce laws executive
provides framework for government in united states states supremelaw
government can’t take property without pay eminentdomain
printed lies libel
stating that all laws made furthering the Constitution and all treaties made under the authority of the United States are the nationalsupremecy
first ten amendments billofrights
the belief in and worship of a superhuman controlling power, especially a personal God or gods religion
vote of ¾ of the state legislature or special convection ratification
may be proposed either by the Congress with a two-thirds majority vote in both the House of Representatives and the Senate or by a constitutional convention called for by two-thirds of the State legislature amendingprocess
amendment one, freedom of speech
makes laws legislative
is the principle that the authority of a state and its government is created and sustained by the consent of its people, through their elected representatives (Rule by the People), who are the source of all political power. popularsovereignty
opening on the constitution preamble
national and state government work together federalism
laws apply to all rule of law
amendment two, the right to bear arms
a jury, normally of twenty-three jurors, selected to examine the validity of an accusation before trial. grandjury

citizenship handbook Word Search

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