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chapeter 1 civics

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civics is the study of the rights and duties of citezens
citizenship dates back more than 2,500 years to ancient grecce and rome
citizens commanity member who owes loyalty to government and is entitled to protection from it
service economy where majorty of people earn their living by providing a service rather than man unfacturing a product
values are broad ideas about what is good or desirable and are shared by people in a society
popular sovereighty the notion that power lies with the people
institutions sets of ideas that people have about relationships abligations roles and functions of society
naturalization a legal process to obtain citezenship
aliens a noncitizen
immigants people who move pemanetly to a new country gain american citezenship each year
deport send them back to their own contries
government is the ruling authority of a community of society
public polocy the course of action the government takes in responce to an issue or problem
budget a plan for making and spending money
democracy are more than 2,500 years old
direct democracy all the citizens met to debate government matters and vote first hand
repreesentative democracy a government in which citizens choose a smaller group to govern on their behalf
republic a representative democracy where citezens choose their lawmakers
monarchy describes a government
majority rule when a differences of a opinon arise
authritarian power is heald by an individual or a group not accountable to the people
totalitarian a system in which government control extends to almost all aspects of people lives
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