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Landforms a smaller form of a valley with steep sides. place where running water makes a sheer drop over a cliff. an area of low and usually level land. a wetland with grasses and little or no trees. a broad, flat or gently rolling area; usually low in elevation.. Big
Amendment 1 to organize a set a rules on a permanent basis. there is no ____ of having a certain religion. people are allowed to have ________ meetings discussing the gov't. the congress can not limit a news _______ story. expressing your _______ on an important gov't topic is allowed. Older Children
Terms Used in Congress Use your worksheet to help you fill in the crossword puzzle Assistant to the floor leader responsible for gathering votes. Status given to Senators based on their length of service. House or Senate meet to discuss issues of mutual concern and perform research and policy planning.. any one of the people who live and vote in an area. Vote where Senators vote 'yay' or 'nay' as his/her name is called, so the names of senators are recorded. Hard
Civil Rights African American had to pay this if they did good in the literacy test and still wanted to vote.. African American wanted this throughout america for each black citizen and to whites. . When Martin Luther King Jr. lead a march but was attacked by police which were hitting the blacks and using tear gas.. Black and white people riding in hound dog buses to travel north states to south segregated states, just to use things only for white and black.. People having the rights of a citizen. Hard
Barack Obama Barack got more of these than any other president ever!. Obama’s father was from this country in Africa.. Obama’s first name.. The number of years in a single presidential term.. After college, Barack moved to this city in Illinois.. Hard
Kennedy's Policies Worked with General Maxwell Taylor and called for the strategic bombing of North Vietnam.. A failed US battle that convinced Kennedy that using ground troops would not be enough to support Diem.. A United States policy using numerous strategies to prevent the spread of communism abroad.. He played a major role in escalating the United States involvement in the Vietnam War. Diem resented his 'advice'. . Big
Local and Provincial Government ____________ Rights - Everyone has the right to fair and equal treatment and cannot be discriminated against. A bill that has been passed by the Legislative Assembly and signed by the Lieutenant Governor. This is also known as a law. A written request that contains the signatures of people who support its content. One of the 4 pillars of democracy - means elected representatives act on behalf of citizens. ____________ Rights - Citizens have the right to enter, remain in, or leave Canada. They can move to any province or territory and work there. Hard
The U.S. Government During WW2 The Office of [blank] controlled prices and enforced the rationing system. The sudden increase in production caused by the war ended this era. The location where most propaganda was produced. The [blank] Labor Disputes Act allowed the government to seize factories under strike. The division of supplies. Hard
John Adams He was the first person to live in the _____________. 'Essay on the Canon and Feudal ____'. What mont did Adams died?. He was the first _____. What month was John Adams Born?. Older Children
President's Day Use last name's only Was a general for the union armies in the Civil War. Middle name was Hussein. Was President when 9-11 took place. Gerald was his first name. A President often called Ronnie. Older Children
Thomas Jefferson He was the ______ president.. On what month did his wife pass away?. Where did he spend most of his childhood?. Where does he die?. He graduated from the college of ______ and mary.. Older Children
Executive Branch Fill in the puzzle! The most recent cabinet department founded. Number of days before a president must inform Congress of a military action. An order issued by the president to agencies in the government. Presidential appointments must be __________ by the Senate. The amendment detailing when a vice president may assume the role as president. Hard
Presidents of the United States #2 Neither a Democrat or Republican elected from the . His Vice President was Hubert Humphrey.. A National Republican elected from the state of Virginia.. A Republican elected from the state of Texas, while serving as President from 2001 - 2009. . A Democrat elected from the state of Georgia.. Big
Politics Complete the crossword to demonstrate your knowledge of politics This party was formed to represent and promote how politics can support environmental issues . The name give to everyone who is entitled to vote in an elcetion . Liberty the bird is the logo of this party . The building in which the House of Commons and the House of Lords meet and make decisions about the running of our country. The people we elect to represent us in running our local area and city. Big
Political Players A very large company with factories all over the world. a system of intermodal freight transport using intermodal containers. The growing economic interdependence of countries worldwide. designated areas in countries with special economic regulations that differ from other areas in the same country. a benefit given by the government to groups or individuals, usually in the form of a cash payment or a tax reduction. Big
Government and Public Administration Something that happened before that people look to in the future. Making sure others in working situations do their jobs correctly. To put ingormation together. Means of communication using radio, Tv internet resources, newspapers, books, magazines---usually to influence soneone.. Steps taken to solve a problem or do a job. Big
The Courts document judge issues charging an individual with a crime . court with civil actions between $200 to $500 and dealing with divorce, title to land, and contested elections. court officer whose duties are to keep order in the courtroom, secure witnesses, maintain physical custody of the jury. person who has either suffered death or serious physical or mental suffering. person against whom a criminal complaint is filed. Hard
Judicial Branch Enforced rules to regulate action. Cheif Judge. Associate Judge. Highest court. Cases sent each year. Big
Globalisation Companies that operate in several countries. A system of transport, that uses a steel container to transport goods.. The process by which businesses or other organizations develop international influence or start operating on an international scale. Refers to designated areas in countries with special economic regulations that differ from other areas in the same country. . Money granted by the government to help an industry or business.. Hard
1st Amendment this freedom means the government cannot stop people from saying what they think. means to have the supreme power. added to the Constitution to protect citizens' freedoms (3 words). the number of amendments in the Bill of Rights. this freedom means people can request that the government makes changes. Older Children
The Two-Party System the two dominating political parties of American politics. a 'no-party' system / a dictatorship. a general agreement among various groups. a political party without wide voter support. a society consisting of several distinct cultures and groups. Big
State and Local Government a legal document (charter) establishing a municipality such as a city or town.. an appointed official who directs the administration of a city.. The Cabinet of the Commonwealth of Virginia is composed of the most senior appointed officers of the executive branch of the state government , who are generally the heads of the state executive departments.They advise the Governor.. The principal legal officer who represents a country or a state in legal proceedings and gives legal advice to the government.. The elected executive head of a state of the US.. Hard
Michelle Obama Where Michelle Obama lived. College Michelle Obama attended. City Michelle Obama was raised in. Title Michelle Obama is to Sasha and Malia. Michelle Obama's title. Big
System of Government What is the name of the President of the United States now?. The House of Representatives has how many voting members?. Why do some states have more Represenatives than other states?. In what month do we vote for President. What stops one branch of government from becoming too powerful?. Big
Principles of American Democracy What are the first three words of the Constitution?. What is one freedom of the First Amendment?. What did the Declaration of Independence do?. What does the Constitution do?. What are two rights in the Declaration of Independence?. Big
Australian Parliament Lower house in parliament - 150 members. House of __________. Gathering of elected representatives who make laws for the country.. Australian 'Head of State'. A monarch.. Australia's type of political system. A constitutional ___________. Set of rules by which a country or state is run. . Hard
New Nation Project The First Three Presidents Replaces the Embargo Act and only banned trade with France, Britain, and their colonies. . Banned all trade with foreign countries.. Laws that were created so the press are not allowed to say anything bad about the government and the government is allowed to deport foreigners. . Decisions and actions that set as an example for the future.. The treaty in which U.S gave 20,000 dollars to the Natives for them to move out of the Northwest land.. Hard
New Republic authority for a court to be the first court to hear and decide cases on a particular matter . to be remembered for after you leave or pass away. problems between multiple nations. review by the US Supreme Court of the constitutional validity of a legislative act.. agriculture . Hard
The USA Today the USA is a ......?. The chief of the state Government is a?. The President is the?. The USA is a nation of....?. The government for the whole of America. Older Children
John Sherman Cooper His parents were ____, and _____. He ran as a _______ when he was a Senator. His wife's name is ________ Cooper. He failed to win the _________'s election against Paul patton. He was a _______ Judge of the twenty-eighth judical district. Hard
Pres. Donald Trump Trump's oldest son's name is ________ Trump Jr. Trump's first wife's name. Today, January 20, 2017, Trump will become President number ______. President #44, who Trump follows in office. Last name of Trump's Vice-President. Big
Government Types Use the hints to fill in the words. There are no spaces. A type of government where the people for for the laws and decisions in the government. A type of government based on religion. A type of government that is lead by a few, usually military. A type of government who's goal is to get rid of class and develop equality. A type of government the king or queen has absolute power. Big
Taxation all citizens are expected to prepare and file tax returns. examination of tax returns. stated amount that you may subtract from adjusted gross income instead of itemizing your deductions.. A person who lives with you and for whom you pay more than half his or her living expenses.. failure to pay taxes. Big
Barack Obama, the early years Use the Barack Obama timeline to find the right words the country where Barack Obama's father was born. Barack Obama's grandmother. the last name of the president elected in 1980. the country Barack Obama, his mother, and his step-father moved to in 1967. the state where Barack Obama was born . Big
State Government the chief executive of a state government. powers shared by the federal government and the states. people represented by members of a lawmaking body. a system in which government jobs are given to the people recommended by political party leaders and officeholders. the provision in the US Constitution ensuring that each state will accept the decisions of civil courts in other states. Big
Capitals Complete the crossword puzzle of the capitals of North America The capital of Arizona. The capital of Mississippi. The capital . The capital of Georgia. The capital of Massachusetts. Older Children
Current Events What general committee would Congress use to pass a new tax?. What is the title of the president that allows him to negotiate treaties and deal with other countries (two words no space). Why did Trump win the election if he didn't win the popular vote? (two words no space). True or false: Trump has the power to nominate a cabinet?. Who does Trump have to go through to pass new taxes?. Big
Science magma that reaches Earth's surface. a property of minerals that tells the color of powder left behind when the mineral is scratched along a white or black tile. the way a mineral splits or breaks along flat surfaces. a type of rock that forms when sediments are pressed together in layers. rock whose form has been changed by heat or pressure. Older Children
Foundations of American Government Publisher of New York Weekly Journal, who was arrested for criticizing the governor of New York. This led to the right of Freedom of Press. . Pattern of trade that developed in Colonial times among the Americas, Africa, and Europe.. American colonist in January 1776, inspired many by publishing, Common Sense. He wanted complete independence from Britain.. An organization formed to oppose the stamp act. . 'Great Charter' is another name for this. King had to sign this. It limited power of monarchs. It also protected nobles privileges and authority. Also it granted certain rules to landholders.. Big
Concepts Relating to Government Use the clues to complete the Crossword Puzzle the right to vote in political elections of a country. all the people in a country or area who are entitled to vote in an election. is a group people who share the same ideas about the way the country should be governed. . the right to vote in public elections. A paper handed to each voter on election day to be marked, showing the names of the candidates (and sometimes the parties) who are standing for election. Hard
Seven Principles of the Constitution Person required to defend himself/herself in a legal action. One branch of government can watch another branch. People exercise their power by voting. People guaranteed certain rights and privileges. Division of government roles and power into branches. Big
7 Principles of Government Put a (-) between each word. a form of government in which people elect representatives to create and enforce laws. A particular section or item of a series in a written document. How many articles does the constitution have?. personal liberties or privileges(2 words). the division of basic government roles into three branches(3 words). Adult
Bush 41 Administration Bush sent more than 12000 U.S. troops into Panama to remove this leader and arrested him for drug trafficking. This Soviet leader's resignation on December 25, 1991 marked the end of the Cold War. After Iraq was attacked by coalition forces, Saddam Hussein launched SCUD missiles into this nation in hopes of bringing other Arab nations to his defense. The Bush administration imposed economic sanctions against South Africa to force the release of this anti-apartheid leader. Bush's breaking of his promise not to raise these probably cost him reelection . Hard
Constitutional Concepts It gives each branch control over the other branches. How a president can get thrown out. A documentthat sets everyone has thes undeniable rights. Known as Father of constitution. Is made up of electors who represent the voters of each state. Big
The Spirit of Independence a person who vigorously supports their country and is prepared to defend it against enemies or detractors.. a person who remains loyal to the established ruler or government, especially in the face of a revolt. a member of a class of American militiamen who volunteered to be ready for service at a minute's notice. the action of solving a problem, dispute, or contentious matter. written order issued by a court instructing a law enforcement official. Older Children
Constitution Read the hint carefully. Then put the word or phrase in the correct place. There are no spaces when you write the words. This is the length of a term for the Supreme Court. . This is the power for the Supreme Court to review the laws and decide if they are constitutional. . This is the length of a term for president. . This is how many years a term is for the House of Representatives. . This branch of government has the power to carry out the laws. . Older Children
Franklin D. Roosevelt Complete the crossword. A part of Roosevelt’s second New Deal, which provides money to the retired, children, the disabled, and the unemployed.. One of the three R's, which is to lay the foundation of economic growth.. One of the three R's, which is to ease the suffering of Americans.. Radio talks about issues of public concerns, clearly explaining Roosevelt’s New Deal programs.. The U.S. president who created the 'New Deal.' (First name, middle initial, last name). Big
The President's Job Description 'Executive of Power'. Acknowledged leader of the political party that controls the executive branch. Main architect of American foreign policy and the nations's chief spokesperson . Main architect of public policy. Ceremonial head of the government. Big
Imperialism Game of the week! a crop produced for its commercial value rather than for use by the grower.. a policy proposed by the US in 1899,under which all nations would have equal opportunities to trade in China. . an 1854 agreement between the US and Japan, which opened 2 japanese ports to US ships and allowed the US to set up an embassy in Japan.. Has it's own internal government, but under control of another country. a 1900 revolt in China, aimed at ending foreign influence in the country. . Hard
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