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HS Government

STilton for TM

TermDefinition
popular sovereignty people vote the government into existence
federal government power is divided between the central and several local governments
electoral college makes the formal selection of the president
multi-party system several MAJOR and many LESSER parties exist, compete for, and win public office
political socialization the way in which people gain their political attitudes and opinions
Bill of Rights the first 10 amendment
compromise the process of making concessions to settle differences
government the institution through which society makes and enforces public policies
state any area that has population, territory, and politics
public policy all things the government decides to do
cabinet the president's group of advisors
suffrage the right to vote
partisanship strong support for one political party and its political stance
Presidential Primary an election where party voters choose delegates to their party's national convention
party's platform formal statement of basic principles, stands on policy matters, and objectives for the campaign and office
segregation the separation of one group from another
assimilation people of one culture merge into and become part of another culture
deportation the lawful expulsion of an undesired alien or other person from a state
Created by: elaria