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TermDefinition
Civics civics is the study of rights and duties of citezens
citezenship the concept dates bact more than 2500 years to ancient grees and rome
citizen citizens have certain rights and duties and are community members who owe loyalty to the goverment and entitled to protection from it
service economy where the majority of people can earn a living by providing a service rather than providing a product
value values are broad ideas about what is good or desirable and are shared by people or a society
popular sovereignty notion that power lies withen the people
institution sets of ideas that people have about relations obligations roles and function
naturalisation a legal process to obtain citezenship
alien a noncitezen
immigrant a person wo moves permanantly to a new country
deport to send an alien or immigrant bact to his or her own country
goverment the ruling athority for a community
public polocy the course of action the goverment takes in responce to an issue or problem
budget a plan for making and spending money
democrasy a goverment in which citezens hold the power to rule
direct democracy a dorm of democracy in wich the people vote first hand
representative democrasy a goverment in which citezens chose a smaller group to govern on thier behalf
republic a representative democracy where citezens chose thier lawmakers
monarchy a goverment with a single leader
majority rule political principal poviding that a majority of members of the community has the power to make laws binding upon all people
athoritain a go erment in which one leader or group of people has absolute power
totalarian system in wich goverment control extends to almost all aspects of peoples lives
Created by: ColeGillespie
 

 



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