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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 Rooseveltís 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 Rooseveltís 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
Rise of the Democrats Complete the crossword below the social group that has the highest status in society, especially the aristocracy.. officially opened August 1st 1831.. a large house or mansion in the English countryside. . people of royal blood or status.. a superpower country.. Big
Trump Wins Election All of the votes by qualified voters in a region or country.. An irrational fear or dislike of people from other countries.. The practices of a government to put goods imported from another country at a disadvantage to products produced in the home country.. The group of people chosen, according to population by state, to vote for the President.. A period of time in the business cycle when unemployment rises and businesses suffer.. Big
Roosevelt in Office _____ Inspection Act required the United States Department of Agriculture to insure that meat sold in the U.S.A. was clean and healthy. name given to Theodore Roosevelt reforms. the Teddy Bear was named after this president. head of the United States Forest Service. Pure _____ and Drug Act prohibited the sale, manufacture and shipment of impure or falsely labeled food and drugs. Older Children
Foreign Defense Policy A relationship between two or more people, regions, nations or other entities in which each is dependent on the other for necessary goods or services.. a government's strategy in dealing with other nations. a group tasked with gathering, processing and analyzing national security information from around the world, primarily through the use of human intelligence. international organization formed in 1945 to increase political and economic cooperation among member countries.. a union of oil producing countries that regulate the amount of oil each country is able to produce.. Big
Our Constitution The senate must pass treaties by this fraction of votes. The president can make these with other countries. The house can bring these charges against the president. Presides over the senate. The length of the term in the house of representatives. Older Children
Military No Spaces between the words a escort or an accompaniment by ships or troops. reenlisting. a branch of the army made up of units trained to fight on foot. One of WWII axis of power. Restroom. Hard
Judges Key Terminology The main aim of the judiciary. Magistrates and jurors. The outcome of a case. To be a high court judge. Chartered legal executive. Big
John Glenn Glenn represented _____ (what state) in the U.S. Senate?. Glenn served how many terms as a U.S. Senator?. Branch of the service Glenn joined. First astronaut to orbit the earth. Glenn flew combat missions in World War . Older Children
The American Revolution Use the clues given to fill out the crossword puzzle. States 1st Constitution: Articles of. 12 amendments became known as the Bill of _______. What treaty gave the Americans independence?. Month that the colonies declared independence. Last Stuart ruler; Queen. Big
Supreme Court _____ is the process of proving someone guilty or not guilty to the jury and all the evidence is showed.. The process where bail can be set, and judge decides if trial is necessary is called _________ _______.. ______________ _____________ is an 'election' of Supreme Court justices.. The process that takes place at the police station, where the record the arrest is called _______.. There are 94 trail courts for criminal and civil cases that were created by congress in 1789 known as _______ _____ _____.. Big
Amendments and Presidents this amendment grants the right to not have to quarter soldiers . this amendment prohibits the government from denying citizens the right to vote based on race or previous slavery . amendment that grants the right to be free from unreasonable searches and seizure . 7th President of the US also nicknamed Old Hickory . 4th president of the US also nicknamed Father of the Constitution . Hard
Congress Do you know Congress? A type of representation in which representatives have the same racial, gender, ethnic, religious, or educational backgrounds as their constituents.. Either in HOR or Senate majority party, In HOR the majority leader is subordinate in the party hierarchy to the Speaker of the House. . The chief presiding officer of the House of Representatives, they can influence the legislative agenda, the fate of individual pieces of legislation and memberís positions within the house. Legislative committees formed of members of both House and Senate. . A party member in House or Senate responsible for coordinating the partyís legislative strategy, building support for key issues, and counting votes. . Big
Congress two-year period when Congress meets. to lie under oath. to begin a new session of Congress. money assigned to a particular use. being removed. Big
Jesse Jackson toward the front; in the direction that one is facing or traveling.. a feeling of expectation and desire for a certain thing to happen.. a civil rights movement leader who was friends with martin luther king jr.. an institution for educating children.. make or become different.. Big
Declaration of Independence an act or instance of rising in revolt, rebellion, or resistance against civil authority or an established government.. having unlimited power; uncontrolled or unrestricted by law; despotic; tyrannical.. an imposing or collecting, as of a tax, by authority or force.. close relationship or connection.. honest; impartial.. Hard
Imperialism These people were in control of the Philippines, Guam, Cuba, and Puerto Rico. . Exagerration of stories.. Warned nations in the Americas that if they didn't pay their debts the US would get involoved.. To promote eqyal access for all nations to trade in China. . This is where the Spanish-American War started. . Hard
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