← Ch 1. Vocabulary Export Options Alphabetize Word-Def Delimiter Tab Comma Custom Def-Word Delimiter New Line Semicolon Custom Data Copy and paste the text below. It is read-only. Select All Civics The study of the rights and duties of citizens. Citizens Community members who owe loyalty to the government and are entitled to protection from it. Government The ruling authority for the community. Public Policy Course of government action to achieve community goals. Budget A plan for collecting and spending money. Dictatorship A government controlled by one person or a small group of people. Democracy A government in which the people rule. Direct Democracy All the citizens meet to debate government matters and vote first hand . Representative Democracy A government in which citizens choose a small group to govern on their behalf. Majority Rule Citizens agree when diffrences in opinions arise, they will abide by what most people want. Naturalization A legal process to obtain citizens. Alien Noncitizens Immigrant People who move permanently to a new country. Deport The government sending aliens back to their original country. Migration A mass movement of people from one area to another. Patriotism The love for one's country. Terrorism The use of violence by groups against civilians to achieve a political goal.