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Chapter 1 Vocab.


the study of the rights and duties of citizens Civics
rights and duties of members of a state Citizenship
community member who owes loyalty to the government and is entitled to protection from it Citizen
where the majority of people earn their living by providing a service rather than manufacturing a product. Service Economy
the general principles or beliefs people use to make judgements and decisions. Value
the notion that power lies with the people Popular Sovereignty
set of ideas that people have about relationships, obligations, roles, and functions of society Institution
a legal process to obtain citizenship Naturalization
a noncitizen Alien
a person who moves permanently to a new country Immigrant
to send an alien or immigrant back to his or her own country Deport
the ruling authority for a community or society Government
the course of action the government takes in response to an issue or problem Public Policy
a plan for making and spending money. Budget
a government in which citizens hold the power to rule. Democracy
a form of democracy in which the people vote firsthand Direct Democracy
a government in which citizens choose a smaller group to govern on their behalf Representative Democracy
a representative democracy where citizens choose their lawmakers. Republic
a government with a hereditary, single leader Monarchy
political principle providing that a majority of the members of a community has the power to make laws binding upon all the people Majority Rule
a government in which one leader or group of people holds absolute power Authoritarian
a system in which government control extends to almost all aspects of people's lives Totalitarian
Created by: jasmine.nambo