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Global Issues Ch.4

Vocab Words

a government determined solely by the ruler Absolute Monarchy
the concept that the right to rule derives from god and that Kings are answerable for their actions to god alone Divine Right of Kings
government by the people or their elected representatives Democracy
a government in which representatives were elected to make laws Repubic
due to anyone by just claim,legal guarantes,moral priciples,etc. Rights
the power of choosing,thinking,and acting of oneself,freesom from control or restriction Liberty
the abuse of power Tyranny
approval Ratifaction
a form of government in which laws are made directly by the citizens Direct Democracy
a wild primitive state untouched by civilazation State of Nature
dividing government power among legislative, executive, and judicial branches Spereation of Powers
distribution of power in a federation between the central authority and the constituent units involving esp. the allocation of significant lawmaking powers to those constituent units Federalism
a type of government in which its functions and powers are prescribed, limited, and restricted by law Limited Government
Created by: BakerDm