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Regions and People of the Western Hemisphere

What is a public issue? a topic of importance to the community
Doing something for the common good means: benefiting citizens of a community as a whole
Examples of public issues include all of the following: installing a stop light at a busy intersection, building a new subdivision vs. creating a city park, and dealing with a rise in the deer population in city neighborhoods
Which strategy is least effective for helping you understand and communicate about public issues? Gather information from a single source.
To actively participate in the community for the common good, a citizen should first: develop skills to learn about public issues
What determines the relationship between those in power and the individual citizens? a government's structure
Which statement best describes a government with limited power? A constitution protects citizens' rights.
Which of the following best describes a government with unlimited power? Citizens are subject to the government's absolute power.
Which statement best describes a democracy? Citizens actively participate in the government.
Which of the following governments share the most similarities? absolute monarchy and dictaatorship
Created by: Mrs. Mason