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Chapter 1 , Vocab

Vocabulary Words

Civics the study of the rights and duties of citizens
citizenship rights and duties of members of a state
citizens community member who owes loyalty to the government and is entitled to protection from it
service economy where the majority of people earn their living by providing a service rather then manufacturing a product
value the general principles or beliefs people use to make judgement and decisions
popular sovereignty the notion that power lies with people
naturalization a legal process to obtain citizenship
alien a non citizen
immigrant a person who moves permanently to a new country
deport to send an alien or immigrant back to his or her own country
government the ruling authority for a community
public policy the course of action the government takes in responses to an issue or problem
budget a plan for making and spending money
democracy a government in which citizens hold the power rule
republic a representative democracy where citizens choose their lawmakers
direct democracy form of democracy in which the people vote first hand
representative democracy a government in which citizens choose a smaller group to govern of their behalf
monarchy a government with a hereditary , single leader
authoritarian a gov. in which one leader or group of people holds absolute power
totalitarian acceptance of other groups such as religious groups
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