Geo1 Vocab

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Geo1 Vocab
Updated:
2014-02-21 10:13:01
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US Government Vocabulary
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US Government Vocabulary
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  1. State
    • a state has:
    • - borders
    • - population
  2. Government
    how a state is governed
  3. Constitution
    basic rules of the state
  4. Unitary state
    • government has 1 part:
    • - National government
  5. Federal state
    • government has 2 parts:
    • - Federal government
    • - State governments
  6. Popular Sovereignty
    government is for the people
  7. Republic
    people have the power through their elected representatives
  8. Social Contract
    I give up some individual freedom for state protection
  9. Failed State
    • government failed at the responsibilities
    • - people's health
    • - people's education
    • - infrastructure
  10. Developed Nation
    • - big economy
    • - advanced infrastructure
  11. 4 Economic Systems
    • 1. Communism - Planned Economy
    • 2. Traditional Economy
    • 3. Market Economy
    • 4. Mixed Market
  12. Political systems
    • authoritarian : the people have no power
    • monarchy : government controlled by a king
    • democracy : citizens create and vote for laws

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