Keeping the republic ch 1-4

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Government
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the institution through which the state maintains social order, provides public services, and enforces binding decisions on citizens.
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Autocratic
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ruling with unlimited power or authority
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Democratic
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government controlled by the people
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Authoritarian system
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systems i which the state holds all power over the social order
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Monarchy
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a type of government with a king where the rule moves to the next generation
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Theocracy
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the belief in government by divine guidance
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Single Party State
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is a type of party system government in which a single political party forms the government and no other parties are permitted to run candidates for election
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Fascist Government
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policy is made for the ultimate glory of the state (Nazi)
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Oligarchy
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government by a privileged few
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Totalitarian Government
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a government in which one person or a small group of people rule a country and in which the people have no say
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Non authoritarian System
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Anarchy
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a state of lawlessness and disorder (usually resulting from a failure of government)
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Democracy
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a political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them
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Elite Democracy
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the society is run by a few powerful individuals who exercise power to further their self-interest
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Pluralist Democracy
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theory of democracy that says citizen membership in groups is key to political power
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Participatory Democracy
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a theory of democracy that holds that citizens should actively and directly control all aspects of their lives
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Economics
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production and consumption of goods and services
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Capitalism
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An economic system characterized by private property, competitive markets, economic incentives, and limited government involvement in the production, distribution, and pricing of goods and services.
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Socialist Economy
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an economic system in which the state determines production, distribution, and price decisions and property is government owned
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Political Culture
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The widely shared beliefs, values, and norms that citizens share about their government.
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Values
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the ideas, beliefs, and attitudes about what is important that help guide the way you live
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Procedural Guarantees
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government assurance that the rules will work smoothly and treat everyone fairly with no promise of particular favoritism
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Individualism
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Individuals not government are responsible for there own well-being.
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Ideologies
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sets of beliefs about politics and society that help people make sense of their world
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Artical of Confederation
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1st gov.of the us very weak ,needs to raise and army and establish diplomatic relations
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Federalist Paper
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series of pamphlets that support the ratification of the constitution, written by Jay, Hamilton, Madison

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