American civics ch4 voc
|Heritage|| The traditions passed down to us from generation to generation.|
ex. Chiang Kai-shek's presidency passed down to his son, Chiang Chin-kuo.
|Legislature|| A group of people chosen to make the laws.|
ex. Chaing Kai-shek and his office made the legislation regarding how the laws were to be enacted in Taiwan
|Charter|| A document giving permission to create a government.|
ex. Sun Yat-sen was the first democratic person who created the charter of KMT.
|Tyranny|| The abuse of power.|
ex. Even after Kim Jong-il's death, his son "Kim Jong-un", succeeded his father and is still having tyranny.
|Direct democracy|| A form of government in which laws are made directly by the citizens.|
ex. Japan started the direct democracy in 1948.
|Republic|| A government in which representatives were elected to make laws.|
ex. George W. Bush was the republican president.
|Natural rights|| Rights that are born and that no government can take away.|
ex. The person who created the natural rights was John Locke.
|Separation of powers|| Dividing government power among legislative, executive, and judicial branches.|
ex. Separation between the judges and the government is an example of separation of powers.
|Compact|| A written agreement to make and obey laws for the welfare of the group.|
ex. State Constitution and Articles of Confederation are examples of compact.
ex. They had to ratify the Articles of Confederation, or they would lose the war.