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Unit 2 Vocabulary

Freedom for All

government a formal organization that directs the political life of a society
limited government in a limited government led by the citizens, everyone, including all authority figures, must obey the law
unlimited government in an unlimited government, control is placed solely with the ruler and his/her appointees, and there are no limits imposed on his/her authority
representative democracy government in which the people elect those who govern and pass laws; also called a republic
constitutional monarchy a king or queen is the official head of state, but power is limited by a constitution
citizenship being a member of a country with rights, responsibilities, and duties
economy a system for producing, distributing, and consuming goods and services
factors of production three groups of resources that are used to make all goods and services: land, labor, and capital
manufacturing industry businesses that produce and sell tangible products, such as steel and machines
service industry any kind of economic activity that produces a service , rather than a product
free enterprise an economic system in which people choose freely what to buy and sell with no government interference (market economy)
standard of living quality of life based on ownership of necessities (need) and luxuries (want) that make life easier
entrepreneur a person who organizes, manages, and assumes the risks of a business or enterprise
indigenous groups that are native to a particular region
multiculturalism the preservation of different cultures or cultural identities within a unified society
immigration coming to live permanently in a foreign country
migration movement from one region to another
push factor something that make you want to leave your home country: war; poverty; disease
pull factor something that draws you to a new country: better opportunities; religious freedom
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