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Vocabuilder: Government

VOCAB LIST: People in the Government


president – the leader of a country (usually elected, like in the USA)

 

vice president – the second most powerful person (after the president)

 

prime minister – the leader of a country (usually appointed, like in the UK)

 

monarch – a king or queen

 

dictator – a person who controls a country by force

 

legislator – one of the people who makes the laws in a country (usually in a “legislature”)

 

Senator (US) – legislators in the US Senate

 

Minister of Parliament (UK) – legislators in the UK Parliament

 

governor – the leader of a state

 

mayor – the leader of a city

 

representative – any person who represents other people (presidents, governors, and mayors are all examples of representatives)

 

Secretary (US) / Minister (UK) – a person appointed by the president/prime minister to lead a department in the government

 

citizen – a “member” of a country; a person born in a particular country who has certain rights

 

voter – a person (citizen) who votes for the representatives (in a democracy)

 

Vocabuilder: Government

VOCAB LIST: People in the Government

Write a letter in each blank to match the words on the left to the definitions on the right.


 

 

_____ President

 

 

_____ Prime Minister

 

 

_____Monarch

 

 

_____ Dictator

 

 

_____Legislator

 

 

_____Governor

 

 

_____ Mayor

 

 

_____ Representative

 

 

_____ Secretary (US) / Minister (UK)

 

 

_____ citizen

 

 

_____ voter

a) The leader of a city

b) A king or queen

c) A “member” of a country

d) A person who controls a country by force

e) The leader of a country (usually elected, like in the USA)

f) A person who votes for the representatives in a country

g) One of the people who makes the laws in a country

h) The leader of a state

i) A person appointed by the president to lead a department in the government

j) The leader of a country (usually appointed, like in the UK)

k) Any person who represents other people

 

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