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Unit 1 Civics-H

Direct democracy involving the public directly in making decisions
Representive democracy people elect representatives to carry on the work of government to vote for them, is at the state and national levels
Communism a system of government in which the state plans and controls the economy and a single - often authoritarian - party holds power
Dictatorship one person or small group that rules a country with absolute power
Monarchy king or queen that rules over a kingdom or empir
Citizen A legally recognized member of a country( native or naturalized)
Civics The study of citizenship and government
What were the 6 purposes of government according to the preamble of the Constitution? to form a more perfect union; establish justice; insure domestic tranquility; provide for the common defense; promote the general welfare; secure the blessings of liberty
What did the Mayflower Compact set up in America? Bound the Signers into a civil body politic for the purpose of passing "just and equal laws"... for the general good of the colony
What actually the purpose for Mayflower Compact? create offices, laws, and constitutions that will aid the common good
How does the Bill of Rights pretain to parliament? stated that monarchs could not suspend Parliament’s laws, make decisions without consulting Parliament, fair trial for all, cruel and unusual punishment was banned and that Parliament members would be elected
What rights were given to the nobles? Rule of Law
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