Citizenship
Civil Rights
Voting
Elections
Vocab. Mash-Up

100

These are things that all citizens HAVE to do.
What is Civic Duty.

100

This group of students ended segregation in schools in the South.
What is the "Little Rock 9."

100

How old must you be to vote?
What is 18 years old.

100

This is the method used to elect the President.
What is Electoral College.

100

A group of people who organize to win elections & control govt.
What is Political Party.

200

These are things that all citizens should do, but are not required.
What is Civic Responsibility.

200

This act ended discriminiation in employment based on race, gender, sex, or national origin.
What is Civil Rights Act.

200

Committing what type of crime prohibits you from voting?
What is Felony.

200

How many votes must a President get to win the election?
What is 270 Electoral Votes.

200

People with no political party affiliation.
What is Independents.

300

This terms means someone living legally in the US without citizenship.
What is Legal Resident.

300

This term means separating people based on race; "separate but equal."
What is Segregation.

300

What type of ballot is filled out if you can not make it to the polls on Election Day?
What is Absentee Ballot.

300

These elections choose the candidate for each political party.
What is Primary Elections.

300

DAILY DOUBLE!! Name the three (3) political parties on the Maine Ballot.
What is 1.) Democrat 2.) Green 3.) Republican

400

DAILY DOUBLE!!! What are the (3) requirements for becoming a citizen?
What is 1.) Legally immigrate to US 2.) Live in US for 7+ years 3.) Score a 6/10 or higher on Citizenship Test.

400

These were taxes put in place to prevent blacks from voting in the South.
What is Poll Taxes.

400

What are the two types of "tickets" people can cast during an election?
What is Split & Straight Ticket.

400

Candidates are nominated at these annual meetings.
What is Party Conventions.

400

This is a party's list of their beliefs and views on certain political issues.
What is Political Platform.

500

This term means the process of becoming a US citizen.
What is Naturalization.

500

This landmark Supreme Court decision ended racial segregation in America.
What is Brown v. Board of Education (Topeka, KN).

500

These are the two types of votes used in US elections.
What is Popular & Electoral Votes.

500

This is a group of people who count the votes during an election.
What is Canvassing Board.

500

These two laws created a split in govt. & led to the creation of political parties.
What is Alien & Sedition Acts.