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Government

Civics

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can agreement in which both sides agree to something in order to reach a shared goal. contract
ruler sovereign
rights that human beans share.people are born with them and they should not be taken away. natural rights
What are some things that would happen in a state of nature? nobody is in charge,all man for himself,survival to the fittest
Locke believed that every person has three natural rights. What are they? life,liberty,property everything you need for survival.
A social contract is between what two groups of people? government and the people.
In a social contract, what do the people have to give up? rights
In a social contract, what does the government agree to do for the people? protection
What did Locke think about a ruler who did not treat the people right? overthrow the government
government the organization inside a state that controls the actions and policies of the state.
List the 4 roles of government and list one example for each. Keep Order-sheriff, Provide services- schools, make laws-kids under 14 can’t work, defend-army
a government in which one person has all the power. autocracy
What are two types of autocracy? a monarchy and a dictatorship.
a king or queen rules the country monarchy
where one leader has absolute control over citizens’ lives dictatorship
citizens hold the political power democracy
What are two types of democracy representative democracy,direct democracy
representative democracy
Created by: elaiharivera