This crossword is based on the foundations of government in the U.S. state of Georgia. It is based on the Georgia Standards of Excellence topic SS8CG1:
SS8CG1 Describe the foundations of Georgia’s government.
a. Explain the basic structure of the Georgia state constitution (preamble, bill of rights, articles, and amendments) as well as its relationship to the United States Constitution.
b. Explain separation of powers and checks and balances among Georgia’s three branches of government.
c. Describe the rights and responsibilities of citizens according to the Georgia Constitution.
d. List voting qualifications for elections in Georgia.
e. Identify wisdom, justice, and moderation as the three principles in the Pledge of Allegiance to the Georgia Flag.
The puzzle includes 13 words that relate to the standard above. The words are: preamble, articles, bill of rights, amendments, separation of powers, checks and balances, responsibility, right, eighteen, resident, wisdom, justice, and moderation.
An answer key is included.
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