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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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History Crossword

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document outlining the basic form and rules of the U.S. government USConstitution
foundation for american government for freedoms such as freedom of speech and trial by jury EnglishBillofRights
essays written by james madison, alexander hamilton, and john jay to support the ratification of the constitution FederalistPapers
gave women the right to vote 19thamendment
provided direct election of senators 17thamendment
written mostly by jefferson to list the grievance against great britain and to declare independence from great britain DofI
created a graduated income 16thamendment
gave african american men the right to vote 15thamendment
gave freedom to the slaves in all the states 13thamendment
required states to give citizenship to all citizens born in the U.S. 14thamendment
major ideas in the U.S. constitution of limiting the power to tax and right to a fair trial magnacarta
the right of 18 years old to vote 26thamendment
ended poll taxes 24thamendment
declaration by truman to economically assist any country fighting communism after world war 11. TrumanDoctrine
treaty that ended world war 1. treatyofversailles
peace plan issued by wilson that called for freedom of the seas, reduction of armaments, and end to secret diplomacy. fourteenpoints
first ten amendments to the constitution guaranteeing individual liberties and due processes billofrights
document, which formed the first government of the U.S. near the end of the american revolution. articlesofc

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27 Amendments Crossword

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Freedom of Speech, Press, Religion and Petition One
bear arms two
Conditions for quarters of soldiers three
need warrant or probable cause to arrest and search four
Presumption of Innocence five
Right to a speedy trial six
Right to a trial by jury Right of trial by jury of your peers seven
No cruel or unusual punishment such as torture eight
U.S. Supreme Court decides what the constitution means nine
States can make local rules and laws such as divorce rules ten
federal courts do not have jurisdiction in case against a state eleven
Revises presidential election procedures twelve
Abolishes slavery thirteen
Defines citizenship fourteen
Prohibits the denial of the right to vote based on race fithteen
Income tax sixteenth
Popular Election of Senators seventeen
Prohibition of Intoxicating Liquors eighteen
Equal Suffrage---Sex; Right of Women to Vote nineteen
Commencement of Terms; Sessions of Congress; Death or Disqualification of President-Elect twenty
Repeal of 18th Amendment twenty one
Presidental Tenure; No President may serve more than 2 elected terms twenty two
Inclusion of DIstrict of Columbia in Presidential Election System twenty three
Right to Vote in Federal Elections----Tax Payment; Outlawed the payment of a tax as a condition for taking part in elections twenty four
Presidential Succession; Vice Presidential Vacancy; Presidential Inability twenty five
Right to Vote----Age; Must be 18 years or older twenty six
Congressional Pay; Congress's power to fix the salaries of its members twenty seven

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Government Crossword

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The constitutional power of the chief executive of a state or nation to prevent or delay the enactment of legislation passed by the legislature; reject Veto
A formal agreement or contract between two or more states, such as an alliance or trade arrangement Treaty
In violation of the requirements of the constitution of a nation or state. Unconstitutional
Process by which overtime many changes have been made in the Constitution which have not involved any changes in its written words Informal Amendment
A system of government in which a written constitution divides power between a central government and regional or sub-divisional governments Federalism
Review by the US Supreme Court of the constitutional validity of a legislative act. Judicial Review
Separate parts of a legal document that deals with a single subject Articles
An international agreement, usually regarding routine administrative matters not warranting a formal treaty, made by the executive branch of the US government without ratification by the Senate. Executive Agreement
A custom whereby presidential appointments are confirmed only if there is no objection to them by the senators from the appointee's state, especially from the senior senator of the president's party from that state. Senatorial Courtesy
A body of people representing the states of the US, who formally cast votes for the election of the president and vice president. Electoral College
A body of persons appointed by a head of state or a prime minister to head the executive departments of the government and to act as official advisers. Cabinet
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
Proposing an amendment, which can be done by either both chambers of Congress, passing it by a two-thirds vote or by two-thirds of the states requesting a convention be held to consider amendments Formal Amendment
An article added to the US Constitution. Amendment
An introductory statement; especially : the introductory part of a constitution or statute that usually states the reasons for and intent of the law Preamble
An act of vesting the legislative, executive, and judicial powers of government in separate bodies Separation of Powers
The first ten amendments to the US Constitution, ratified in 1791 and guaranteeing such rights as the freedoms of speech, assembly, and worship. Bill of Rights
Of or relating to an established set of principles governing a state. Constitutional
The restriction of the arbitrary exercise of power by subordinating it to well-defined and established laws. Rule of Law

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27 Amendments Word Search

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Limits of Congress
vote at eighteen
Succession of President
No poll taxes
right to vote for president
Limit Presidential term
Repeal to Prohibition
Lame-Duck Period
Women's Suffrage
Prohibition of alcoholic
Election of Senators
Income Tax
African american Suffrage
free from discrimination
Abolition of slavery
Election of President
suits against states
Rights of states
rights not in Constitution
unusual punishment
Right to a jury trial
call defense witnesses
no double jeopardy
searches and seizures.
No quartering Soldiers
Right to Bear Arms
Freedom of Religion

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The Constitution and American Government Crossword

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set of fundamental principles and established precedents for the states and national government to follow Constitution
the government does not have absolute power over the people Constitutionalism
non-elected officials that make decisions unlike elected representatives Bureaucracy
first ten amendments added to the constitution Bill of Rights
when the people rule over the government and its power Democracy
thought of one’s own belief/actions cannot be controlled by another force-unless said actions hinder or hurt another Liberty
representation based off of population of a state and are elected House of Representatives
where each branch of government is separated Separation of Powers
where branches of government are divided and share power to keep the other in check and balance Checks and Balances
when the courts see if an act is constitutional or not Judicial Review
natural rights of life, liberty, and property that the government cannot impede or take away Inalienable Rights
when the states remained sovereign and independent, and the national government had little to no power over the states. Gov could make treaties and alliances, but could not tax Articles of Confederation
idea of devolution, to give back power from the federal gov to the state gov New Federalism
separation of power between the state and national government Federalism
powers shared by the federal and state government Concurrent Powers
Article 8 in the Constitution, limited Congress powers (i.e: lay and collect taxes, to establishing post offices) and created the criteria of laws to be “necessary and proper” Enumerated Powers
laid the groundwork for Judicial review, where the judicial branch reprimanded Congress and created a structurally sound power in the courts Marbury vs Madison
Congress can regulate anything relating to commerce (imports/exports of goods and services) Commerce Clause

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2016 EOC Review Crossword

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Major ideas found in the U.S. Constitution of limiting the power to tax and right to a fair trial MagnaCarta
Foundation for American government for freedoms such as freedom of speech English Bill of Rights
Ended poll taxes 24th Amendment
Gave women the right to vote 19th Amendment
Gave right of 18 year olds to vote 26th Amendment
Provided direct election of senators 17th Amendment
Created a graduated income tax 16th Amendment
Gave African American men the right to vote 15th Amendment
Gave freedom to slaves in all states 13th Amendment
1st ten amendments of Constitution Bill of Rights
Treaty that ended WWI Versailles
Peace plan issued by Wilson. League of Nations created. Fourteen Points
First ten amendmants Bill of Rights

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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

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Amendments Crossword

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One of the Five Freedoms Speech
2nd Amendment: You have the right to bear _____ Arms
You can refuse to ____ soldiers quarter
You are protected from illegal ____ searches
No _____ jeopardy double
You have the right to remain _____ silent
You have the right to a _____ trial speedy
Eminent _____ domain
Right to ______ - you can have a lawyer counsel
13th Amendment ended _____ slavery
18th Amendment prohibition
19th Amendment gave this group the right to vote women
No excessive bail or _____ fines
1st amendment: freedom of the _____ press
14th Amendment: equal _____ under the law protection
You can _____ your own witnesses call
You can _____ witnesses against you confront
6th Amendment: right to a trail by an _____ jury impartial
15th Amendment secures _____ rights for African American males over 21 voting
1st Amendment: right to _____ the government petition

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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

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Bill of rights crossword puzzle

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Which amendment protects you from searches without reason? Amendment4
Which amendment stops soldiers from staying in a home without the owners consent? Amendment3
You have the _ to a speedy and public trial.(what is the blank) Right
Amendment 1 allows you to practice your what dreely? Religeon
Acoording to amendment 2 You have the right to BearArms
How many amendments are in the bill of rights? Ten
Crime that is punishable by the death sentance captial
If you are the defendant you have the right a? Lawyer
You have the right to peacefully _ ? Assemble
First ten amendments of the costitution? Bill of Rights
Cops need this to search your home. Warrant
Gathering signatures to make a change is called a ? Petition
The 7th amendment gives the right to a trial by a ? Jury
Amendment 9 gives you rights not listed in the Constitution
What is a abreviation for the president? POTUS
You can't make a law removing your freedom of ? Speech
Amendment 5 does not allow _ jeopardy Double
Amendment 5 does allow? Self incrimination
Amendment 6 gives you the right to a __ Jury impartial
Amendment 2 says there can be a well regulated? Militia

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