Citizenship and government

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Citizenship and government
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  1. What are the 5 main Purposes of government?
    • National Defense
    • Maintaining Public Order
    • Resolve Social Conflict
    • Maintain a Stable Economy
    • Provide Public services
  2. What are types of unlimited governments?
    Monarchy, Dictatorship, Aristocracy
  3. 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
  4. What is Federalism?
    When power is divided between a national gov and smaller governments.
  5. What is popular sovereignty?
    It means "the people rule"
  6. 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
  7. 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

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