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

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Civics Crossword Puzzle

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

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The Executive Branch Review Crossword

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

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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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Three Branches of Government Crossword

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

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Executive Branch Crossword

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

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The United States Government Crossword

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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

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Chapter 6 Crossword

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

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Government Word Search

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administration
attorney general
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cabinet
checks
commander in chief
country
defense
executive branch
federal
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house of reps
judicial branch
justice
law
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Local government Crossword

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Geographical subdivisions of state government. counties
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. Municiplaities
A local governmental unit created for a single purpose, such as water distribution. Special District
Incorporated political jurisdictions formed to provide self-governance to particular localities. cities
The elected chief executive of a municipality. mayor
A municipality's legislature. city council
An official appointed to be the chief administrator of a municipality. city manager
A form of municipal governance in which there is an elected executive and an elected legislature. Mayor-Council System
A municipal government in which the mayor has the power to perform the executive functions of government. strong mayor system
A municipal government in which the mayor lacks true executive powers, such as the ability to veto council decisions or appoint department heads. weak mayor system

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US CONSTITUTION Word Search

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Biden
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Kirk
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BearArms
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