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civics chapter 1

civics study of the rights and duties of citizens
citizenship rights and duties of members of a state
citizen member of a community that owes loyalty to the government and is entitled protection from it
naturalization legal process
government ruling authority for a community or society
service economy many people earn their living by providing a service than manufacturing a product
values broad ideas about what is good or desirable
popular sovereignty the notion that power lies with the people
institutions ideas that people have about relationships, obligations, roles, and functions
aliens noncitizenss
immigrants people who move permanently to a new country
deport send back to own countries.
public policy course of government action to achieve community goals.
budget plan for collecting and spending money
democracy a government in which citizens hold the power to rule
direct democracy all the citizens met to debate government matters and vote first hand.
representative democracy government in which citizens choose smaller group to govern on their behalf.
republic a system of limited government in which the people are the ultimate source of governmental power
monarchy describes a government with a hereditary ruler
majority rule political principle providing that a majority of the members of a community has the power to make laws binding upon all the people.
authorization power held by an individual or group not accountable to the people
totalitarian the government's control extends to almost all aspects of people's lives.
Created by: cierreadouglas