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gov ch. 1 review

sovereignty, territory, government, population 4 characteristics of a state
this theory states that government evolved from the family evolutionary theory
this theory states that one group forced another group to submit to their government force theory
this theory states that the people voluntarily agree to the government social contract theory
this theory states that god created the state and god chose the royal family divine right theory
which theory does the US most closely follow? social contract theory
What are the purposes of government? form a more perfect union, establish justice, promote the general welfare, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, secure the blessings of liberty
define dictatorship power is held by a single person or small group
what are the basic concepts of democracy? worth of individual, equality of all persons, majority rule/minority rights, necessity of compromise, individual freedom
Created by: kdhr13