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Unit 1.1 Vocabulary


Government The ruling authority for a group of people
Legislature Group of people that make laws
Parliament British Legislature
Liberty Freedom of choice
Independence Freedom from outside control
Toleration Acceptance of other groups, people, ideas
Magna Carta Document that limited the king's power
Enlightenment Movement that spread the idea that reason and science could improve society
John Locke Believed government should protect the peoples' natural rights of life, liberty, and property
Natural Rights Freedoms people posses relating to life, liberty, and property
Social Contract Theory People create the government and then agree to obey the laws of the government
Self-government Freedom to make decisions about your government without control from another country
Representative Democracy Government where the people elect representatives to speak for them
Mayflower Compact Agreement signed by all the men on the ship the Mayflower- established a government of direct democracy
Direct Democracy Government where all the people vote on all issues
Majority Rule People agree to live
Created by: madelyng