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The way the community is governed Goverment
A political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent Democracy
Government by a special few Oligarchy
A government in which power is in the hands of a hereditary ruling class Aristocracy
members from the community who owe loyalty to the government and are entitled to protection from it Citizens
A type democracy in which the people as a whole make direct decisions, rather than have those decisions made for them Direct democracy
Stated ruled over by a single person as a king or queen Monarchy
Someone who uses logic and reason to investigate the nature of the universe, human society and morality Philosophers
Student of socrates wrote the republic about the perfectly governed society Plato
The concept that John Locke stated. all people are born with certain rights such as life liberty and property Natural laws
Roman aristocrats over through a tyrant and created a new government and called it a republic Republic
The supreme governing body made up only of aristocrats Senate
Collection of laws that were taken from Roman law so that they could be comprehended easily Code of Justinian
Successful Byzantine emperor Justinian
Holy Hebrew book Torah
Founder of Judaism Abraham
Supernatural being, believed to be omnipotent God
A monotheistic religion Judaism
The word of god Bible
Hebrew prophet, led the israelites from Egypt across the red sea Moses
A set of laws for responsible actions Ten commandments
People who receive messages from god Prophets
Believed to be the son of god Jesus of Nazareth
Religion based on the teachings of jesus Christianity
Religion based on the teachings of muhammad Islam
They only believe in one god Monotheistic Religion
Judicial precedents rather than statutory laws Common law
English documents that limited the power of kings Magna carta
Guaranteed certain rights to english citizens English bill of rights
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