Executive branch  Crossword

Term for president as the ceremonial head of the United States
Term for president as vested with executive power of the United States
Term for president as main architect of foreign policy and spokesman to other countries
Term for president as commander of nation's armed forces
Architect of public policy and the one who sets agenda for congress
President as leader of his political party
Representative of the people , working for the public interest
People chosen every four years who make formal selection of president and Vice President
Communication that reach large audiences ex.television,radio,newspaper,Internet
Oath taken by president on day he takes office stating he will faithfully execute and preserve ,protect, and defend"
Regulation issued by a chief executive , based upon constitutional authority and having force of law
Formal agreement between two or more sovereign states
Pact made by president with head of a foreign state
Large complex administrative structure that handles everyday business of an organization
Also called cabinet departments , traditional units of federal administration
Head of department of justice
Release from punishment or legal consequences of a crime by the president or a governor
All matters not directly connected to the realm of foreign affairs
Nations relationship with other countries
A refusal to become generally involved in affairs to rest of world
When House of Representatives give formal charges against a public official
Find not guilty of charge
Lying under oath
President takes no action over a bill for 10 days
Rejection by president of a bill
Official who leads an executive department

Civics Crossword Puzzle

Civics Crossword Puzzle

Term for the President as commander of the nation's armed forces
Term for the President as head of the administration of the Federal Government
Term for the President as the representative of the people, working for the public interest
Term of the President as the main architect of foreign policy and spokesperson to other countries
Term of the President as monitor of the nation's economic condition
Term for the President as vested with the executive power of the United States
Term for the President as architect of Public policy and the one who sets the agenda for Congress
Term for the President as the leader of his or her political party
Term of the President as the ceremonial head of the United States, the symbol of all the people of the nation
A closed meeting of a party's house or senate members;also called a party conference
The floor leader of the party that holds the minority of seats in each House of Congress
Assistants to the floor leaders in the House and Senate,responsible for monitering and marshaling votes
Members who heads a standing committee in a legislative body
Permanent committee in a legislative body to which bills in a specified subject area are referred;see select committee
Division of existing committee that is formed to address specific issues
Legislative committee created for a limited time and for some specific purpose;also known as a special committee
Legislative committee composed of members of both houses
Temporary joint committee created to reconcile any differences between the two houses version of a bill
The presiding officer of the House of Representatives,chosen by and from the majority party in the House
Members of the House and Senate picked by their parties to carry out party decisions and steer legislative action

The Executive Branch Review Crossword

The Executive Branch Review Crossword

This person must be at least 35 years of age.
Presidential terms are how many years?
Electors base their vote on the state's ____ vote.
The purpose of the Executive Branch is to ____ the laws.
Role of the president that directs foreign policy and makes treaties?
Agreement between heads of state?
formal agreement between sovereign states.
The president is limited to ____ terms in office.
Made up of 538 members.
The president can call special sessions of _____.
President may ____ bills passed by congress.
Simply means formally accused by the House of Representatives.
President must be a natural born ____.
Fourth in line for presidential succession is Secretarty of ____.
Chief ____ issues pardons, reprieves, and amnesty.

Government Crossword

Government Crossword

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
A formal agreement or contract between two or more states, such as an alliance or trade arrangement
In violation of the requirements of the constitution of a nation or state.
Process by which overtime many changes have been made in the Constitution which have not involved any changes in its written words
A system of government in which a written constitution divides power between a central government and regional or sub-divisional governments
Review by the US Supreme Court of the constitutional validity of a legislative act.
Separate parts of a legal document that deals with a single subject
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.
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.
A body of people representing the states of the US, who formally cast votes for the election of the president and vice president.
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.
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.
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
An article added to the US Constitution.
An introductory statement; especially : the introductory part of a constitution or statute that usually states the reasons for and intent of the law
An act of vesting the legislative, executive, and judicial powers of government in separate bodies
The first ten amendments to the US Constitution, ratified in 1791 and guaranteeing such rights as the freedoms of speech, assembly, and worship.
Of or relating to an established set of principles governing a state.
The restriction of the arbitrary exercise of power by subordinating it to well-defined and established laws.

Three Branches of Government Crossword

Three Branches of Government Crossword

There are how many justices on the Supreme Court?
There are how many senators for each state?
The Legislative Branch is also known as what?
The head of the Executive Branch is who?
The president has the power to do this if he doesn't like a law.
The Supreme Court interprets the laws and checks to make sure they are what?
The building associated with the Legislative Branch.
The President appoints who to the Supreme Court?
Which branch has to approve the justices?
The President can only serve two terms for a total of how many years?
Supreme Court justices are appointed for how long?
The number of representatives that a state has is dependant on what?
"Checks and _____________" is the way each branch can keep from having too much power.
The President is also known as the "Commander in _______?"
The Supreme Court is what branch?

Executive Branch Crossword

Executive Branch Crossword

Put into action
Issuing executive orders was the way this president expanded executive power.
Jackson expanded the powers of the presidency through his use of ___.
The age requirement for a President
The word, bureaucracy, actually means rule by ____.
To be President, one must be a _________ born citizen
The number of years in a Presidential term
The maximum number of years one may serve as President
When negotiating a peace treaty, the President is acting as Chief ____
When asking his Cabinet for advice to help make a decision, the President is acting as Chief _____.
When giving the State of the Union address, the President is acting as Chief _____.
When creating a federal budget for the US, the President is acting as Chief Manager of the _____.
When attending the Olympics, the President is acting as Head of ______.
This feature of the Bureaucracy involves having specific skills or knowledge
There are 15 of these departments which advise the president in a specific area of expertise
Decisions and implementation of policies by the bureaucracy are done on the basis of __________ and uniform rules
A criticism of the bureaucracy is that it has a stifling effect on ______
Often referred to as the fourth branch of government
The only President never elected to the presidency
The President is officially elected by the
The geometrical shape most often associated with the bureaucracy
jThe maximum number of terms a President may serve
The number of seats a state may get in the Electoral College equals the number of seats the state has in _____.
The only President elected to more than 2 terms-initials
When the President inspires or comforts us, he is acting as Chief ____

The United States Government Crossword

The United States Government Crossword

the political direction and control exercised over the actions of the members, citizens, or inhabitants of communities, societies, and states
a group of persons sworn to render a verdict or true answer on a question
a native or naturalized member of a state or nation
the system of fundamental principles according to which a nation or state is governed
the branch of government charged with the execution and enforcement of laws
the power or right vested in one branch of a government to cancel a law
the presentation of formal charges against a public official by the lower house
the presentation of formal charges against a public official by the lower house
an official enumeration of the population, with details as to age, sex, occupation
a meeting of party leaders to select candidates, elect convention delegates
having power to frame or alter a political constitution or fundamental law
a group of persons who work or conduct a campaign to influence members of a legislature to vote
the branch of government charged with the interpretation of laws
the body of laws of a state or nation regulating ordinary private matters

Chapter 6 Crossword

Chapter 6 Crossword

staff of the executive branch
act or statement that becomes an example, rule, or tradition to be followed
group of senior officials appointed by the president that heads the executive departments and advises the President
tax on imported goods
government has any power not forbidden by the Constitution
government is limited to powers clearly stated in the Constitution
1794 uprising in western Pennsylvania that opposed federal excise tax on whiskey
organization of people that seeks to win elections and hold public office in order to shape government policy
led by Jefferson one of first political parties in the US
went to London to avoid war with Britian
controversy in 1789 French Officals demanded bribes of American negotiators
1789 laws allowed the government to imprison or deport aliens, and to prosecute its critics
republican uprising against the French monarchy that began in 1789
power of Supreme Court to decide whether the acts of president or laws passed by Congress on constitutional
offical ban or restriction on trade
1803 purchase from France by the United States Mississippi River to Rocky Mountains
group of departments and officials that make up an organization such as the government
Lawyer observed the British attack on Fort McHenry
1814 agreement that ended the War of 1812

History Chapter 9 Crossword

History Chapter 9  Crossword

An act that passed a law by the first congress that set up lower federal courts
The first chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court
The nations top legal officer; The head of the Department of Justice
Group of executive department heads that serve as the president's chief advisers
To formally swear in or induct into office
An example that becomes standard practice
tax on important goods
A 1994 battle between Native Americans and American forces
A portest in 1974 against the government's tax on whiskey by backcountry farmers
A revolution overthrowing the government in France that ened in violence and mass executions
An agreement that ended the dispute with Britian over American shipping
A treaty with Spain allowing U.S. commerical use of the Mississppi River
surrender; or give up
Area that bounded by the Ohio and Mississippi River and the Great Lakes
not siding with any other country in dispute
second President of the United States
An incident in which French officals demanded a brbie from U.S. diplomats
Series of four laws enacted in 1798 to reduce the political power of recent immigrants
An idea that states have certain rights that federal government cannot overrule
idea that a state could cancel a federal law within the state
Resolutions passed by Kentucky and Virginia in 1798 giving the states right to declare acts of Congress null and void
Relations with the government of other nations
Group of people that tries to promote its ideas nd influence governement
immigrants who are not yet citizens
Stirring up rebellion against a government
Peopple who supported a strong national goverment ; and heirs to the supporters of the ratification of the Constitution

State and local government crossword

 State and local government crossword

the governing body of a nation, state, or community
the most important city or town of a country or region, usually its seat of government and administrative center.
a constitutional right to reject a decision or proposal made by a law-making body
the highest judicial court in a country or state.
a crime, typically one involving violence, regarded as more serious than a misdemeanor, and usually punishable by imprisonment for more than one year or by death
the ability to do something or act in a particular way, especially as a faculty or quality
make a law
income from taxes and fees
a city with its own government
the release of an offender from detention, subject to a period of good behavior under supervision.
A minor wrong doing
a permanent committee that meets regularly.
general assembly is the legislative branch of the state government. In most states it comprises two houses: the Senate and the House of Representatives .
Officially order to return to a place
The element head of a city,town,or other municipality
laws, considered collectively.
not in accordance with a political constitution, especially the US Constitution, or with procedural rules.
The lower house of the United States Congress. With 435 popularly elected officials, the House (as it is often called) is the most representative body in the federal government.
The division of power among the three branches of government
Currently holding office
A municipal body having legislative and administrative powers
a member of a senate.
The head of the executive branch of the state government
propose or formally enter as a candidate for election or for an honor or award.
the action of taking something for one's own use, typically without the owner's permission.

Local government Crossword

Local government Crossword

Geographical subdivisions of state government.
Political jurisdictions, such as cities, villages, or towns, incorporated under state law to provide governance to defined geographical areas; they are more compact and more densely populated that counties.
A local governmental unit created for a single purpose, such as water distribution.
Incorporated political jurisdictions formed to provide self-governance to particular localities.
The elected chief executive of a municipality.
A municipality's legislature.
An official appointed to be the chief administrator of a municipality.
A form of municipal governance in which there is an elected executive and an elected legislature.
A municipal government in which the mayor has the power to perform the executive functions of government.
A municipal government in which the mayor lacks true executive powers, such as the ability to veto council decisions or appoint department heads.