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History and Governments of the United States and Canada

TermDefinition
colony overseas settlement tied to a parent country
annex declare ownership of an area
terrorism violence used against the people or government in the hopes of winning political goals
dominion self-governing country in the British Empire
representative democracy form of government in which voters choose leaders who make and enforce the laws
federalism form of government in which power is divided between the federal, or national, government and the state governments
amendment an addition to a legal document or law
parliamentary democracy form of government in which voters elect representatives to a law-making body called Parliament, and members of Parliament vote for an official called the prime minister to head the government
economy way of producing goods
regime government
principle rule or guideline
core basic or fundamental
 



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