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Govt. and Literacy

TermDefinition
Literacy Rate The total percentage of the population of an area at a particular time aged seven years or above who can read and write with understanding.
Standard of Living The degree of wealth and material comfort available to a person or community.
Unitary A unitary system of government, or unitary state, is a sovereign state governed as a single entity.
Confederation An organization that consists of a number of parties or groups united in an alliance or league.
Federal Having or relating to a system of government in which several states form a unity but remain independent in internal affairs.
Autocracy A system of government by one person with absolute power.
Oligarchy A small group of people having control of a country, organization, or institution.
Democracy A system of government by the whole population or all the eligible members of a state, typically through elected representatives.
Parliamentary Democracy Democratic form of government in which the party (or a coalition of parties) with the greatest representation in the parliament (legislature) forms the government, its leader becoming prime minister or chancellor.
Presidential Democracy A presidential system is a democratic and republican system of government where a head of government leads an executive branch that is separate from the legislative branch.
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