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Chapter 1

Civics the study of rights
Citizenship rights and duties of citizens
Citizens community member who owes loyalty to the government and is entitled to protections from it
Service economy where the majority of people earn their living by providing a service rather than manufacturing a product
Values the general principles or beliefs people use to make judgements and ecisions
Popular Soveighnty the notion that power lies with the people
Insititutions sets of ideas that people have about relationships, obligations, roles, and functions of society
Naturalizations a legal process to obtain citizenship
Aliens a noncitizen
Immigrants a person moves permantely to a new country
Deport to send an alien or immigrant back to his or her own country
Government the ruling authority for the community
Public Policy the course of action the government takes in response to an issue or problem
Budget to plan for making and spending money
Deomcracy a government in which citizens hold the power to rle
Direct democracy a form of democracy in which the people vote firsthand
Representaive democrative a government in which citizens choose a smaller group to govern on their behalf
Republic a represenative democracy where citizens choose their lawmakers
Monarchy a government with hereditary, single leader
Majority Rule in both the house of representatives and the senate, the political party to which more than half the members belong
Authoritarian a government in which one leader or group of people or groups; person or persons having the power of governement
Totalitarian a system in which government control extends to almost all aspects of people's lives
Created by: autumnmclean