Social Studies-Government

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Social Studies-Government
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2011-11-29 11:38:38
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  1. the study of citizenship and govermnet, usually having to do with the rights and duties of citizens
    civics
  2. institutions and procedures through which a territory and its people are ruled
    goverment
  3. a high level of society within a society
    civilization
  4. a form of goverment in which political control is exercised by all the people, either directly or through their elected representative
    democracy
  5. a goverment system rooted in the consent of the governed, whose power is exercised by elected representatives responsible to the goverened
    republic
  6. a government system controlled by one ruler who has absolute power and usually controls by force
    dictatorship
  7. governed by a monarch king or queen, emporer or empress
    monarchy
  8. a form of government in which the supreme power is placed in the hands of a few persons
    oligarchy
  9. a government system that is ruled by religious leaders
    theocracy
  10. in a state this is the Ultimate Supreme Power
    sovereignty
  11. -makes and writes laws

    -made up of the House of Representatives and the Senate
    legislative branch
  12. -enforces laws

    -the people in the White House

    -the President and Vice President

    -Obama
    executive branch
  13. -interpret and apply laws

    -judges

    -Supreme Court
    judical branch

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