Chap. 2

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  1. American Exceptionalism
    political scientists often describe the US as a unique nation, different from every other, marked by a distinct set of ideas, such as quality, self-rule, and limited govt.
  2. Individualism
    the idea that individuals, not the society, are responsible for their own well-being
  3. Initiative
    process in which citizens propose new laws or amendments to the state constitution
  4. Negative liberty
    free to pursue your own goals
  5. Positive liberty
    making sure everyone has the basics to pursue their own goals
  6. Political culture
    influence of citizens towards politics
  7. political equality
    everyone is given the same political rights and opportunities.
  8. referendum
    citizens vote directly on an issue
  9. self-rule
    ppl ctrl the gov.
  10. social democracy
    countries only worrying about the community and caring for them

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