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What are the 5 main Purposes of government?
- National Defense
- Maintaining Public Order
- Resolve Social Conflict
- Maintain a Stable Economy
- Provide Public services
What are types of unlimited governments?
Monarchy, Dictatorship, Aristocracy
What are 4 things that make a democrocacy democratic?
- Voluntary consent of the governed (free, fair, secret elections)
- Equality of all People
- Majority Rule
- Minority Rights
What is Federalism?
When power is divided between a national gov and smaller governments.
What is popular sovereignty?
It means "the people rule"
You are an American citizen if...
- You are born on U.S soil
- atleast 1 parent is u.s citizen at birth
- been naturalized
- under age of 18 when parent is naturalized
Requirement to be naturalized
- 18 years old
- legal residence for atleast 5 year
- undergo backround check
- pass US history and government test
- oath of loyalty