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Civics The study of government and citizenship.
Common good. The welfare of society and all the people as a whole.
Anarchy. When there is not Government, and no laws.
direct democracy government in which each citizen is actually part of the government(Ancient Greece)
Representative or Republic Democracy. Government in which citizens elect elect representatives to make decisions(U.S., Japan)
Dictatorship. Government in which citizens have very little freedom.
Monarchy. Government in which the leader is a king or Queen.
Dictatorship. Government in which one person rules and gives the citizens a little freedom.
Municipal. Another word for City.
Make laws to keep the order and safety. Provide services. What are two functions of government? (What does government do?)
What are 3 levels of government? ?(not the 3 branches) National, State and local.
2 ways to be born a U.S. citizen Born to American parents. Born on America's land.
Another word for non-citizen. Alien.
A person who is in the U.S. and does not proper documentation. illegal alien.
3 things that alien can not do Vote , jury or run for office.
USCIS Agency in the U.S. that deals with migration.
Naturalization. process an immigrant goes through to become an American citizen.
Diversity. Another name for "different"
melting pot. says that society is more united when everyone puts aside cultural differences to become one.
Salad Bowl. says that the society is better when people keep cultural differences and do not blend into one.
Discrimination Denying opportunities to someone who is qualified based on prejudices of certain groups.
E pluribus unum Latin phrase that is translated " out of many, one"
Tolerance. Accepting differences in people is called being.
Migration/ population shift. Americans are moving north to south, east to west, and from cities to suburbs; this is called.
Service. More jobs in America today are this kind of job instead of manufacturing.
more education. more money. what does the increase in technical jobs in the U.S. mean for you?
hispanic. largest and fastest growing minority in the U.S today is...
Census. counting and getting information about the population is called a...
Duty something that a citizen is REQUIRED to do.
Responsibility. something that a citizen SHOULD do.
To pay taxes Obey the laws Draft Attend school Serve in court list 5 DUTIES of American citizens
Apathy an attitude in which a person does not care about something.
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