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Civics Ch1


Civics The study of rights and duties of citizens
Citizenship rights and duties
Citizen Community member who owes loyalty to the government
Service Economy where most people earn there living by providing a service rather then manufactoring a product
Values General principles or beliefs people use to make judgements and decisions
Popular Sovereignty American ideals of individuals right to life liberty
Institution sets tht people have about relationships , obligations, roles and functions
Naturalization a legal process to obtain citizenship
Aliens a non-citizen
Immagrents People who move permentaly move to a diff. country
Deport To make some one go back to there country
Government is the ruling authority for a community , or society.
Public Policy the course of action the government takes in response to an issue or a promblem
Democracy 1.A system of government by the whole population or all the eligible members of a state, typically through elected representatives
Direct Democracy All the citizens met and debate government matters and votes firsthand.
budget a plan for makin' nd recieving money
representive democracy a gov. in witch citizens choose a smaller group to govern on there behalf
republic a representitive democracy were citizens choose their lawmakers
monarchy a gov. with a heredity single
majority rule political priniple providing tht a majority of the members of a community has the power to make laws binding upon all the peeps
authorization a gov. in witch one leader or group of people holds absolute power
totalization a system in witch gov. controls extends to almost all aspects of ppl
enlightenmment movementthat spread the idea that reeasons science could improve society
monarch king or queen
legislature a group of people that makes laws
precedent a ruling that is used as the baisis for a judicial decision in a later, similar case
common law a system of law base on precedent
social contract contract thats verbally
Natural rights freedoms people process relating to life liberty and property
Royal colony a coloinal area of land controlled directly by a king or other monarchy
propriety colony in witch an owner controls land and gov.
religious dissenters those who followed a religious faith other then the official religion of England
indentured servants
triangular trade
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