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Civics 9-3

TermDefinition
Representative democracy a democracy in which the citizens elect others to govern
civics the study of citizenship and government
citizen a member of a community with a government and laws
democracy a system of government in which the citizens hold power
judges and courts the part of government that settles disputes
direct democracy a democracy in which the citizens participate directly in government
`purpose of government to provide and enforce laws
national government the highest level of government
laws rules of conduct
fire protection one important service the government provides
dictatorship a government that one person or a small group of people controls
representative person acting on behalf of others
levels of government state, local, national
`government the power or authority that rules a country
Created by: kisland17