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Citizen A person given certain rights, duties and privileges becasue he or she was born in, or chooses to live in a certain place.
Naturalization to confer (an alien) the rights and privileges of a citizen
Immigrant a person who migrates to another country, usually for permanent residence.
Deportation the lawful expulsion of an undesired alien or other person from a state
14th Amendment (part about citizenship) an amendment to the U.S. constitution, ratified in 1868, defining national citizenship and forbidding the states to restrict the basic rights of citizens or other persons.
Permanent Resident Permanent residency refers to a person's visa status: the person is allowed to reside indefinitely within a country of which he or she is not a citizen. A person with such status is known as a permanent resident.
Undocumented alien An undocumented or "illegal alien" is an alien who entered the United States illegally without the proper authorization and documents, or is an alien who once entered the United States legally and has since violated the terms of the status in which he ent
Government the governing body of a nation, state, or community
Divine Right The divine right was an ancient idea that began with Europe's medieval kings. They claimed that they had been chosen by God and were his representatives on Earth. These kings had absolute power and could do as they liked
Social Contract an implicit agreement among the members of a society to cooperate for social benefits, for example by sacrificing some individual freedom for state protection. Theories of a social contract became popular in the 16th, 17th, and 18th centuries among theori
Oligarchy a form of government in which all power is vested in a few persons or in a dominant class or clique; government by the few.
Dictatorship government by a dictator.a country governed by a dictator.absolute authority in any sphere
Democracy government by the people; a form of government in which the supreme power is vested in the people and exercised directly by them or by their elected agents under a free electoral system.
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