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Title Instructions / Description Sample Puzzle Hints Difficulty
Heads of States british prime minister. russian president. french president. afghanistan president. pakistan prime minister. Big
The Legislative Branch a member of the House must live in the ___ they represent. the will of the people is expressed through elected ___. the idea of people governing themselves is known as ___ democracy. the House has the sole power of ___. is a Representative dies, give up his/her seat, or is removed from office, the state ___ must call an election to fill the vacancy. Very Difficult
The Presidents: Washington to Monroe Use the hints to find the correct term that fits in the puzzle. She saved the portrait of George Washington. region that almost seceded. proved the opposite of the Whiskey Rebellion; weak vs. strong national government. war hero at Battle of New Orleans. Unpopular decision by Thomas Jefferson to cut off trade with England and France.. Very Difficult
Imperialism Least restrictive type of imperialism . Wanted share in governing process . Big country takes over little country for resources. Suez-Canal is located where . Most restrictive type of Imperialism . Big
The First Political Parties Adams feelings toward the three French agents who demanded a bribe.. Last name of fourth president of U.S. who opposed the Federalist.. Madison and Jefferson believed in a ______ interpretation of the Constitution.. Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions tried to _____ the power of the Federal government.. Resolution in this state claimed the Alien and Sedition Acts violated the Constitution.. Very Difficult
How Federal Courts Are Organized Magistrates may ______ court orders.. Length of time judges may hold their positions.. Federal district courts are the trial courts for __________ cases.. Judge sends a case back to a lower court to be retried again.. Mary Schroeder said, 'the role of female judges is not to feminize the courts but to __________ them.'. Very Difficult
System of Government Do the crossword puzzle below Is a form of government in which a small group of people holds power. Another form of authoritarian government is a dictatorship dictators. Rule by one person. A one-party system of government based on the idea of state ownership and government direction of property and industry. A representative democracy where citizens choose their lawmakers. Older Children
Foundations and Democracy Do the crossword puzzle A government in which citizens chose a smaller group to govern on their behalf. A form of democracy in which the people vote first hand. A freedom people possess relating to life, liberty, and property. The principle that a ruler or a government is not all-powerfull. A representative democracy where citizens choose their lawmakers. Adult
Government and Democracy Representatives are elected by the people to make decisions for them. A person of royal blood - queen, king, prince/princesses. A form of government were a few rich/privledged people have power. A person chosen to speak or act for others. A form of government where only one person is in power. Big
Our Leader's Our World a rule people must follow. a woman born to rule a country. a man born to rule a country. a country ruled by a dictator where people cannot vote or have choices. a leader who rules a country by force. Easy
Royal Family Great Granddaughter. Future King. The Queen's Highland holiday. The Queen's favourite dog. The Queen's London residence. Older Children
Royal Family Where the Queen spends her Christmas holidays. The Queen's pet. London residence. Male monarch. Special headgear. Older Children
The Executive Branch is an action by the House of Representatives that accuses the president, vice president or other civil officer of the United States of committing 'Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors.'. a rule or order issued by the president to an executive branch of the government and having the force of law.. is an entity within the Executive Office of the President of the United States.. a body of advisers to the president, composed of the heads of the executive departments of the government.. the term used in the USA to refer to the situation in which one party controls the presidency while the other party controls Congress. In other words, one party controls the executive while the other party controls the legislature.. Hard
The President and Vice President Beautiful estate in the Catoctin Mountains where the president can relax.. Middle name of the first president to die in office.. Electoral College is an _________ method of electing the president.. President must be a native-born ________.. Each state does this to the electors that represent their state.. Very Difficult
American Citizenship individuals have the right to express their opinions and beliefs. an individual with certain rights & duties under a government. loyalty. making views known to public officials, usually in written form. describes a person not born in the U.S. who has become a citizen of the U.S. by taking a test and proving allegiance. Big
How a Bill Becomes a Law Standing committees have _____ and death power over bills.. Unrelated amendments that are tacked onto a bill.. Resolutions that both houses of Congress have passed and the president has signed.. Bills can pass either house if a simple ________ of all members present vote in favor of it.. Bills that concerns individual people or places.. Hard
The Powers of Congress Fraction of Senate that has to vote to convict or remove a federal official from office.. Congress's legislative powers include dealing with foreign relations and ______. . Bills that are laws that create projects and establish how much money can be spent.. Congress can not pass bills of attainder which are laws that punish a person without a _____ trial.. Guarantee freedoms which Congress cannot ban.. Hard
Political Systems A political system where several regional (local) governments have the power. A political system where 1 central government has all the power. Power effectively rests with a small number of people. A multi-party system of government in which the executive branch is formally dependent of the Parliament's acceptance. Political system where only one person has political power. Older Children
How Congress Is Organized Oddly shaped district designed to increase voting strength of a group.. Presiding officer of the Senate is technically this person called the president of the Senate.. Means 'for the time being'.. _____________ and people represented by someone.. Number of sessions in one term of Congress. Big
The Articles of Confederation Country who closed the lower Mississippi River to American shipping.. Voluntary association of independent states. Ordinance of 1785 created these for western lands.. Congress could not deal effectively with these problems of the country.. Supreme power. Hard
Freedom People's freedoms are their _____.. _____ Spangled Banner is our national anthem that is a symbol of American history.. Freedom of _____ means that people can say what they wish.. a synonym for freedom. Pledge of ______ is a promise to be loyal to your country.. Older Children
Concepts of Comparative Politics Authoritarian systems dominated by a single charismatic figure.. The basic unit of political organization.. State with no constitutionally defined powers devolved to subunits.. One of the two fundamental components of politics.. Term for electoral mechanisms where seats are allocated by the party's share of the total vote.. Very Difficult
Constitution Leader of majority in control.. Residing house in the house of representatives. . Commander-in-chief, nominates for federal agencies.. President disapproves a bill. Keep majority in line. . Older Children
Political Economy a number of powerful companies use their power to control everything. this type of integration is when the same company owns different aspects of the same production line. this is determined by a logical formula based on utilitarian purpose. refers to the religious practice of attributing human characteristics to material objects. when a company recirculates, recycles, repackages, and redeploys an intellectual property that it already owns. Big
American Government the formal statement written by Thomas Jefferson declaring the freedom of the thirteen American colonies from Great Britain.. the doctrine that the right of rule derives directly from God, not from the consent of the people. . the “great charter” of English liberties, forced from King John by the English barons and sealed at Runnymede. nearly as old as philosophy itself, is the view that persons' moral and/or political obligations are dependent upon a contract or agreement among them to form the society in which they live.. an American Founding Father, the principal author of the Declaration of Independence, and the third President of the United States. . Big
Politics & Goverment A Prime Minister and his cabinet is responsible to legislative branch . The President is directly responsible to the people . Supreme power of the state to command and enforce obedience to its inhabitants. Rule by the church.. A system of government in which virtually all power is held a small number of wealthy people who shape policy to benefit themselves.. Hard
Politics and Government an analysis of politics that views power as concentrated among the rich. economy model an analysis that explains politics in terms of the operation of a society's economic system. an analysis of politics that sees power as spread among many competing interest groups. a political system that denies the people participation in government. the ability to achieve desired ends despite resistance from others. Big
Politics Political systems and ideologies throughout the world. This is the type of democracy that most modern states, such as the USA have. People elect representatives to make decisions and laws for them.. This ideology includes paradigms such as small government, a free economy and private ownership.. In this type of democracy the people themselves are directly involved in making the country's laws and decisions.. This ideology believes that with social issues, the government should give direction.. This ideology believes that with social issues, people should be left alone to make their own choices.. Big
American Politics Proclamations made by the President that change government policy without congressional approval.. Checks and balances/a system in which each branch of government has some power over the others.. A set of objectives outlining the party’s issue positions and priorities in order to appeal to the voting populace.. The elected leader of the House of Representatives.. The process that determines what government does is called __________.. Big
Parliment What colour is the House of Representatives. The flag on top of the buliding is the size of what. There are 150 what in the House of Representatives. Serjeant-at-Arms carrys what. The Senate is red for the Eucalyptus'. Older Children
Political Terms the right to speak your mind. basic. deliberate killing of a large group of people or ethnic group. mass movement. protection granted by a country for political refugees. Big
The Senate ..............., represent the state/territory in The Senate-is the last word of the green room. Are members of the Senate and is a representative for there state or territory in The Senate. Our countries name is....... A place where bills are made into laws. If the Queen is not present for sitting in Parliament all the bills/decisions must go through ........... before becoming a Law. Older Children
U.S. Government WORKERS WHO PRODUCE THE GOODS. AN ECONOMIC SYSTEM IN WHICH BUYERS & SELLERS MAKE FREE CHOICES IN THE MARKETPLACE. A SYSTEM OF GOVERNMENT IN WHICH A SMALL GROUP HOLDS POWER. THE PHILOSOPHY THAT GOVERNMENT SHOULD KEEP ITS HANDS OFF THE ECONOMY. THE OPPORTUNITY TO CONTROL ONE'S OWN ECONOMIC DECISIONS. Big
The Queen Queen Victoria reigned longer than any other British monarch. This year, in what month will Queen Elizabeth beat her record?. Prince Harry is the Prince's nickname. What is his real name?. What is the name of the Queen's youngest great grand-daughter?. In 1982 which head of the Catholic Church visited Britain for the first time in 450 years?. When Queen Elizabeth was born what method did the doctor's use to deliver her?. Very Difficult
The Constitutional Convention Constitution included national government with _______ powers . Smaller states feared larger states would _______ the national government . ______ national government (NJ plan) . Power is balanced between the three branches so they have equal power . Each state would get ______ vote(s) (NJ plan). Big
Constitutional Convention Congress couldn't outlaw slavery for how many years?. What was needed for the delegates to make the constitution?. What were the people called that knew a strong national gov. was needed?. What did smaller states fear?. Who didn't want taxes to make items harder to sell to Britain?. Hard
The European Union The member states relinquished part of their _____ to the EU.. One of the nations that are exempted from using the EU currency.. One of the EU's partners.. Where they hold meetings.. Made it possible to send out around 1,500 at any time.. Older Children
The European Union One of the nations that are exempted from using the EU currency.. One of the EU's partners.. Where they hold meetings.. Made it possible to send out around 1,500 at any time.. The EU's currency.. Older Children
Rights and Responsibilites person who owes loyalty to a particular nation and is entitled to all its rights and protections. feeling th love and devoation toward one's country. the willingness to work for the good of the nation or community even at great sacrifice. the responsibility of every citizen to serve on a jury when called. the idea that people have a right to disobey laws they consider to be unjust. Older Children
First Lady's of the United States 1933-1945. 1837-1841. 1969-1973. 1901-1909. 1889-1893. Big
The Supreme Court court composed by military personal. person against who the complaint is made. power of the courts to hear a case before others. serious crime with a large punishment. courts lists of cases to be heard. Big
The Legislative Branch time a person serves in Congress. over 50 percent. furture law. term in office, in years, for the House. term of office, in yearsm for the Senate. Older Children
American Presidents Complete the crossword puzzle, use the hints to help you. the only president who paid off the debt of the U.S.. is the shortest president the U.S. has ever had measured 5'4' tall. our current U.S. president. was the first president to die in office. nicknamed 'the gipper' because of his famous role as George Gipp in the film 'Knute Rockne-All American.'. Older Children
Legislative Branch the length of time a person serves in a particular office. the vice president serves as the president of the Senate and presides over the Senate's daily proceedings. is the highest officer of an organized group. The Congress shall have Power ... To make all Laws. a constitutionally recognized officer of a legislative body who presides over the chamber in the absence of the normal presiding officer. Hard
George C. Marshall he was _____ secretary of defense . american soldier and statesman during WW2. he was _____ of staff of the U.S army. he was _____ of state for Harry Truman. helped fight ______ the axis nations. Older Children
The Constitution these actions are protected by law. every citizen is entited to a fair. this amendment gave African American men the right to vote. people who live in a democracy have many. a person who works without pay. Older Children
Our Criminal Courts The court's authority to hear a case for the first time. . A more serious offence where the offender may be held on remand or granted bail. The case is heard before a judge and a jury. E.g. murder, culpable driving, serious drug offences. A legal principle where higher courts have superiority over lower courts - a lower court must follow the higher court's decision in similar cases.. This court hears all indictable offences, except treason, murder, and murder-related offences. The ______ Court. The court's authority to hear a case on appeal.. Big
Richard Nixon & Watergate American History Vocabulary. Economic slowdown coupled with inflation.. Republican leader of House of Representatives who succeeded the resigning Vice President and later President Nixon & granted Richard Nixon an unconditional pardon for all crimes.. Led embargo on oil from the Middle East to the United States & increase prices of oil during the 1970s causing an energy crisis in America. (Acronym) . Vice President to Richard Nixon who was forced to resign in 1973.. Harvard law professor appointed as a special prosecutor to investigate the Watergate case.. Moderately Challenging
Presidents Enter correct presidents last name. Was a general in civil war before becoming president. First African American president. Died because he would not wear a coat. Two presients that were related besides the Adams and Roosevelts. Famous for his teeth. Older Children
United Nations Constitutes one of the principals organs of the united Nations. West German language of England mostly spoken in America. Primary instrument for establishing and maintaining international peace. Achieving international co-operation in solving international problems of economic, social and cultural chracter. Roman language used in parts of Belgium, France and Switserland. Big
 
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