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chapter 1 civics

civics flashcards

Civics- to study the rights of citizens.
citizenship- rights and duties of members of a state.
citizen- a community member who owes loyalty to the government.
service economy- where the majority of people earn their living by providing service rather than manufacturing a product.
value- the general principals or beliefs people use to make judgements and decisions.
popular sovereignty- the motion that power lies with the people.
institution- sets of ideas people have about relationships,obligations,roles,and functions of society.
naturalization- a legal process to obtain citizenship.
alien- a non citizen.
immigrant- a person who moves permanently to another country.
deport- to send an immigrant or an alien back to their own country.
government- the ruling for a community or society.
public policy- a course of government action to achieve community goals.
budget- a plan for collecting and spending money.
republic- any body of persons viewed as a commonwealth.
monarchy- supreme power or sovreignty held by a single person.
majority rule- the numercial majority of an organized group can make binding on the whole group.
authoritarian- exercising the complete or almost complete control over the will of another pernson.
totalitarian- exercising the control over the freedom, will, or thought of others.
Created by: aleahcjones