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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
Politics The most important committee in Congress. Another name for non law making powers. This person acts as President of the Senate when the VP is not available . The most powerful member of Congress. The most important job of Congress. 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
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 of the gilded age Supported the patronage system. In 1883 cpmgress passed this act. Requiring that some jobs be filled by writing exams . This system made the government innefficient and corrupt. The government jobs that are handed out following an election victory. an increase in the value of money and a decrease in prices. Hard
Power of the Presidency Country side retreat for the president. Where the president lives for free. Unofficial powers given to the president. An informal power that carries the weight of a law. Ammendment that explains what happens in vacancy of vice president. Older Children
President a person not committed to traditional beliefs. a person that is not affiliated to any political party. a body of electors. where voters cast thier ballots. the person just below the persident. Hard
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
Presidents of the United States Tear down this wall” speech. He oversaw the end of Reconstruction and the United States' entry into the Second Industrial Revolution. Was the last President to own slaves. The first president to fly in an airplane. Became President leaving the Vice President’s office vacant. Big
Preventing Murders Def: Penalty inflicted for offense, fault, etc.. Syn: Prevent, prohibit, restrain. Def: Uncontrolled strong force. Syn: Penitentiary, jail, confinement. Syn: Captive, convict, detainee. Adult
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
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
Roles in the Criminal Justice System assists with rehabilitative interventions and ensures compliance with court orders. party appealing a judgement. lawyer paid by legal aid that helps those who appear in court without own lawyer. keeps a written record of everything that is said in the courtroom. group chosen to swear to hear evidence and witness testimony. Hard
Roles of the President Executes public policy. Fundraises for political friends and gives speeches for his party. Goes to other countries as the architect of foreign policy. vetoes bills he dislikes. invites foreign leaders to the White House. Older Children
Royal Family Where the Queen spends her Christmas holidays. The Queen's pet. London residence. Male monarch. Special headgear. Older Children
Royal Family Great Granddaughter. Future King. The Queen's Highland holiday. The Queen's favourite dog. The Queen's London residence. Older Children
So You Want To Be President? having to much pride in your looks. the work of government. not proud. taking care of someone. seriously. Older Children
States Angel Falls is the worlds highest one of these. The Colorful State. Hipsters mode of transport. Bring one back from death's door. Clean, _______, Broil. Big
Statue of Liberty ___________ after statue's completion.. _____________Statue of' Liberty Enlitening the World'. Another word for statue of liberty is___________.. The Statue of Liberty has_________.. The Statue of Liberty was a gift from________________.. Older Children
Structure of Canadian Government The governing party of BC.. Mayor of Kamloops. Lieutenant Governor of BC. The act that was passed at the time of Confederation that divided the powers and responsibilities between a national government and the provincial governments.. The Prime Minister of Canada. Very Difficult
Supreme Court Decisions on these are finalized by the Supreme Court.. Cases that have to do with Civil Rights and freedom are protected by the. Only the most important ones are ruled by the Supreme Court.. There are nine justices but only one of these. The Judicial Branch has a large number of theses that can be grouped into three main areas. . Older Children
Supreme Court Decision Making Power of the courts of a country to examine the actions of the legislative, executive, and administrative arms of the government and to determine whether such actions are consistent with the constitution.. A vote made by someone who has no allegiance to any political party and whose unpredictable decisions can swing the outcome of an election one way or the other.. A person not directly engaged in a case who advises the court.. A group of legislators who act together for some common purpose irrespective of party lines.. A doctrine or policy of following rules or principles laid down in previous judicial decisions unless they contravene the ordinary principles of justice.. Teenage
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
Taxes Reduces the tax assessed value of the home, so the tax rate is applied to a lesser amount. . Is a temporary reduction or decrease in tax amounts.. One of the three most common tax types.. A claim against the property or the payment of a debt, judgment, mortgage or taxes. A lienable item is any item for which a lien against the property may be placed if the item is not paid. . Wells Fargo Real Estate Tax Services Internal Wells Fargo Tax Department. Hard
Tenth Amendment 1.Entrust (a task or responsibility) to another person, typically one who is less senior than oneself: 'he delegates routine tasks'.. Slow to reveal emotion or opinions.. The ability to do something or act in a particular way, esp. as a faculty or quality. Formally forbid (something) by law, rule, or other authority. Sign or give formal consent to (a treaty, contract, or agreement), making it officially valid.. Older Children
The American People A system of government in which citizens govern themselves directly and vote on most issues. The principle that every citizen of a democracy has an equal opportunity to try to infuence government. political authority rests in the people collectively. The individual rights of those not in the political or religious majority. Rule by the people. Adult
The American People the principle that every citizen of a democracy has an opportunity to try to influence government. rule by the people. a system of government in which citizens govern themselves. the practice of organizing on the basis of sex, ethnic or racial orientations. a shared body of values and beliefs that shapes perceptions and attitudes towards politics. Teenage
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
The Constitution The actions of each branch is tied together and each is held accountable.. Allows courts to make sure that government acts in accordance with the Constitution. . An advisory body to the President. (Example of governmental custom.). The first ten amendments to the Constitution.. The Constitution is broken down into seven sections called.... Hard
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
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
The Courts and Judical Branch belief that supreme court justices should not actively try to shape social and political issues or redefine the constitution. literally, 'made more certain' an order from a higher court requiring a lower court to send the record of a case for review. view of supreme court justices who agree with particular ruling . judical decision that is used as a standard in later similar cases. supreme court opinion by one or more justices in the minority who oppose the ruling. Hard
The Declaration of Independence Who was the oldest signer?. Who was the youngest signer?. Who is the only signer that's name was known until 1777?. What month was it signed?. How many colonies were there when it was signed?. 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
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 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 Federal System Service states provide for federal government is to approve constitutional _______________.. States can not take away our civil liberties and _________.. Amendment that guarantees all Americans 'equal protection of the laws.'. State constitutions contain a _____ __ ________ expressing our individual freedoms.. States can not do this with other states unless the federal government approves.. Very Difficult
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
The Judicial Branch Lower federal courts that have original jurisdiction in most cases invovling federal laws.. A written statement by the U.S. Supreme Court explaining its reasioning behind a decision.. The power of the U.S. Supreme Court to determine if a law passed by Congress or a presidential action is in accord with the Constitution.. The authority to interpret and administer the law; also, the range of that authority.. The authority of a court to be the first court to hold trials in certain kinds of cases.. Teenage
The Juvenile Justice System A transcript or recording made of all testimony given. This type of hearing determines what punishment will be given to the delinquent juvenile.. At this initial meeting with the judge, a juvenile hears the charges against him or her.. Of, for, or relating to young people. . The formal accusation that the juvenile has commited an offence.. Older Children
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
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 Living Constitution President of the United States.. Authority to decide cases involving disputes over the law or behavior of people.. provisions of the Constitution that keep one branch from controlling the two brances.. Authority to decide whether a law is constitutional. Electors chosen by the states to elect the president and vice president.. Big
The Nature of Power, Politics, and Government Complete the following crossword using CH.1 Vocabulary. An independent state, especially one in which the people share a common culture. The right to exercise supreme authority over a geographic region, a group of people, or oneself. The quality of being accepted as an authority, often applied to laws or those in power. Ability to cause others to behave as they might not otherwise choose to do so. The process and method of making decisions for groups, generally applied to governments though also seen in other human interactions. Teenage
The Organization of Congress People in the districts they represent. Whats the processed called by setting up new district lines after reapportisnment has been completed. Which House has the larger body in Congress. Each term of Congress is divided into two years is . Made up of two hoses,the Senate and the House of Representatives. Older Children
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
The Presidency It lasts four years . passed under Lincoln's guidance. Next in line after the Speaker . formerly the Ottoman Empire. First in line after the VP . Very Difficult
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