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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
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
Canadian Politics in the 1920s Complete the crossword below People who could not find a lot work after the war. A new party that took many seats away from the Conservatives . Someone who promised to help when the East was in a economic depression but only made changes to his political advantage . People in Canada who were discriminated and forced to change their ways of living which caused the highest suicide rate in Canada. A party that had been broken up over the conscription crisis and delegates wanted a leader who would unite it once again. Big
Canadian Politics in the 1920s He belonged to the Conservative party. . The most seats in the legislature or Parliament in a government system.. Became leader for the NDP. . Punished Conservatives for almost a decade. . Refused a request from the Prime Minister to dissolve Parliament. . Big
Executive Branch Who is the president pro tempore now. Who is the current head of the state department . Who was the 26th president. These are written agreements with other nations. This helps set up plans that guide our nations relationship with other nations. Older Children
Political Behavior a group of people seeking control of government through the winning elections. all the people ebtitled to vote in a given election. largest number of votes cast for the office. smaller unit of election administration . a general agreement among various groups on fundamental matters. Big
Theodore Roosevelt the year Theodore died. the month Theodore was born in. Theodore Roosevelt's first wife's name. what Theodore won in 1906. the part of New York Theodore lived. Older Children
Keynesian Economic Theory President who is said to have taken traditional Keynesian approach to economy. Keynesians are often advocates for _____ _____. Father of Macroeconomics. Keynes believe _____ could be decreased by increasing government spending. Peace agreement affected by Keynes' theory. Hard
Cold War Leader of Soviet Union leader who allowed for more freedoms. What U.S. signed when withdrawing from Vietnam War. What the U.S. and Soviet Union became after WWII. U.S. policy to stop spread of communism. The communist side in the Korean War. Hard
Peace Corps The first appointed director of the Peace Corps . The university that the Peace Cops was inspired. 63% of the Peace Corps volunteers are:. The Peace Corps closed its port here in 1979.. 46% of Peace Corps volunteers are here:. Big
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
Imperialism to distort or exaggerate the news to attract readers. let all nations would have equal trading rights in China. the duty of the Western powers to take their superior culture to the lesser nations. system in which people have their own government, but the home country has final say in important matters. the development of industry in a nation. Hard
Government number of years for the term of a president. group of advisers . a document that goes through the process of becoming a law. number of years for the term of a member of the House of Representatives. branch that enforces the laws. Hard
Kennedy and Johnson low cost health insurance coverage to any poor American who cannot afford private. Kennedy's proposal to improve the economy. Johnsons major legislative reforms addressing poverty, education, healtcare etc. . Preschool program for low-income families. Kennedy did not have a strong ____________, or public endorsement of his proposals. Big
Democracy Join or work without being paid or rewarded. A part of a counrty. Surveying. Moving out of a country . Everybody must do it. 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
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
Civil Rights bans slavery. doesn't allow discrimination against female students. used by the Supreme Court to determine constitutional validity of practice, esp race. overruled by Brown v Board of Education. guaranteed protections from government infringement. Hard
Eminent Domain In this case, Eminent Domain was denied because of the lack of evidence of blight, but redeveloped some parts of the city.. A temporary reduction or elimination of a tax for an individual.. A case decided by the Supreme Court of the United States involving the use of eminent domain to transfer land from one private owner to another private owner to further economic development. . The legal seizure of property by a government authority for public use, through the powers of eminent domain, in exchange for fair market value.. The income that is gained by governments through taxation. Hard
Civil Rights Social movements in the United States aimed at outlawing racial discrimination against black Americans. A type of demonstration where people enter a public building and refuse to leave until their demands are met. Went on for about a year until the Sumpreme court ruled that segregation on public transportation was illegal. National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Made it easier for African-Americans to vote. Hard
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
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