Nation_Stuff.txt

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  1. Characteristics of a Nation (4)
    • Territory
    • Population
    • Soveriegnty
    • Government

    • EX: US
    • C cards
  2. Territory (NC)
    land, water, natural resources within boundaries
  3. Population (NC)
    • demography
    • govmt > protection = people > taxes, military, other obligations
  4. Soveriegnty (NC)
    • country rules itself
    • acts independantly, makes own laws, etc
  5. Goverment (NC)
    • institution that makes and enforces policies
    • provides for society's needs
    • keeps order
    • protects society
    • provides services
  6. Government Structures (3)
    • Unitary
    • Federation
    • Confederation
  7. Untitary System (Structure)
    • one central govmt
    • makes all laws
    • limited power to local govmts
  8. Federation (Structure)
    • main govmt has most power
    • local govmts have some power
  9. Confederation (Structure)
    most power in local govmts
  10. Authoritatian (Authority)
    • Small gorup of leader holds most power
    • Types: Monarchy, Dictatorship, Totaltarianism
  11. Monarchy (Form)
    • royalty hods power
    • sometimes constitutional
  12. Dictatorship (Form)
    Small group or single person holds all power
  13. Totaltarianism (Form)
    small group controls everything (politics, economy, daily life)
  14. Democracy (Authority)
    • Citizens hold most power
    • Types: Republic/Representative Democracy, Pure Democracy
  15. Republic
    Representative Democracy
    (Form)
    • citizens vote for reps
    • reps make decisions
  16. Pure Democracy (Form)
    everyone votes on every decision
  17. Economy
    • Goods + Services:
    • what?
    • how much? (many)
    • produced how?
    • wealth distributed how?
  18. Types of Economy (4)
    • Traditional
    • Market/Free Enterprise
    • Command
    • Mixed
  19. Traditional (ES)
    • bartering/trading
    • subsitence, only provides for region
    • no surplus
  20. Market/Free Enterprise (ES)
    • private groups decide production deatails and cost
    • supply and demand
    • govmt plays small role:
    • provides services (post, roads, school)
    • small regulations

    Capitalism
  21. Command (ES)
    • controlled by govmt
    • owns/operates businesses
    • determines production

    Communism
  22. Mixed (ES)
    • balance of market/command
    • socialism
  23. Economic Activities (4)
    • Primary
    • Secondary
    • Tertiary
    • Quaternary
  24. Primary Sector (EA)
    • relies directly on natural resources
    • EX farming, hunting, gathering, mining, forestry
    • Subsistence Farming:
    • things grown to eat/use immediately
    • low tech, time consuming
    • Commercial Farming:
    • crops and livestock grown for market
    • modern tech used > more productive
  25. Secondary Sector (EA)
    • use of raw material to make something more valuable
    • Cottage Industries:
    • small, near home & by hand
    • Commercial Indeustries:
    • factories near cities, high production
  26. Tertiary Sector (EA)
    • services
    • medical, law, civilian protection, etc
  27. Quaternary Sector (EA)
    • getting, processing, sharing information
    • education, govmt, research, office

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