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Chapter 1 Review

QuestionAnswer
What Is The Definition Of Deny? to take away a right or privilege
What Is The Definition Of Regime? a government that is in power
What Is The Definition Of Resolve? to find a solution to a disagreement
What Is The Definition Of Socialism? system in which society either directly or indirectly through the government controls all aspects of the economy
What Is The Definition Of Ideology? a body of ideas about life and society
What Is The Definition Of Totalitarian? describes a system in which government control extends to almost all aspects of people's lives
What Is The Definition Of Authoritarian Regime? a government in which one leader or group of people holds absolute power
What Is The Definition Of Immigrant? an individual who moves permanently to a new country
What Is The Definition Of Naturalization? a legal process to obtain citizenship
What Is The Definition Of Ethnic Group? a group of people who share a common national, cultural, or racial background
What Is The Definition Of Government? the ruling authority for a comminity
What Is The Definition Of Values? the general principles or beliefs people use to make judgments and decisions
What Is The Definition Of Citizenship? rights and duties of citizens
What Is The Definition Of Institution? a key practice, relationship, or organization in a society
What Is The Definition Of Civics? the study of the rights and duties of citizens
What Is The Definition Of Popular Sovereignty? government receives its power from the people
What Is The Definition Of Arbitrary? unrestrained
What Is The Definition Of Distinct? unique, special, or different in some way; separate or noticeably different
What Is The Definition Of Alien? a foreign-born resident of the United States who has not been naturalized
What Is The Definition Of Majority Rule? political principal providing that a majority of the members of a community has the power to make laws binding upon all the people
What Is The Definition Of Refugee? a person who has unwillingly left his or her home to escape war, famine, or natural disaster
What Is The Definition Of Priority? having the highest ranking on a list
What Is The Definition Of Constitutional Monarchy? monarchy in which the power of the hereditary ruler is limited by the country's constitution and laws
What Is The Definition Of Responsibility? an obligation that we meet of our own free will
What Is The Definition Of Representative Democracy? a government in which citizens choose a smaller group to govern on their behalf
What Is The Definition Of Public Policy? the decisions and actions a government takes to solve problems in the community
True Or False: In a democracy, people agree to abide by rules that the minority of people want false
True Or False: Tolerance is having the highest ranking on the list false
True Or False: A legal process to obtain citizenship is naturalization true
True Or False: Socialism is the study of the rights and duties of citizens false
True Or False: States can take away the citizenship of their residents false
True Or False: Since 1973, only volunteers have served in the United States armed forces true
True Or False: Federal systems of government and unitary systems of governments have the same power structure false
True Or False: The United States limits the number of immigrants to about one million a year true
True Or False: A government in which one leader holds absolute power is a democracy false
True Or False: Ethnic groups are people who share a common racial background false
Volunteerism involves giving _______________ to others without receiving payment. services and time
What country was the world's oldest direct democracy? Greece, Athens
Libraries, hospitals, parks, and __________ are examples of service run by the government. schools
The health, prosperity, and happiness of the members of a community are called _____________. welfare
What accurately states the current U.S. immigration policy? The united states gives highest priority to relatives of U.S. are citizens
Where did the concept of citizenship begin? Ancient Greece and Rome
What is an example of an important American institution? the family
When United States citizens elect members of Congress, they are practicing what form of government? Representative Democracy
Created by: bradystallings