Vocab 3

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Bureaucracy

government administrators

Constituent

a person whom a member of Congress has been elected to represent

Democracy

a general description of a government in which the people rule

Diplomacy

the art and practice of conducting negotiations between nations without arousing hostility

Due Process of Law

principle in the 5th Amendment stating that the government must follow proper constitutional procedures in trials and in other actions it takes against individuals

Federalism

a system in which power is divided between the national and state governments

Government

the institution through which the state maintains social order, provides public services, and enforces binding decisions on citizens

Ideology

a set of basic beliefs about life, culture, government, and society

Interest Group

a group of people with common goals who organize to influence government

Judicial Review

the power of the Supreme Court to declare laws and actions of local, state, or national governments unconstitutional

Jurisdiction

the authority, power, or right of a court to interpret or apply the law on certain cases

Lobbying

direct contact made by an interest group representative in order to persuade government officials to support the policies their interest group favors

Naturalization

the legal process by which a person is granted citizenship

Political Party

a group of individuals with broad common interests who organize to nominate candidates for office, win elections, conduct government, and determine public policy

Politics

the effort to control or influence the conduct and policies of government

Republic

a specific description of a government in which supreme power resides in a body of citizens entitled to vote and is exercised by elected officers and representatives responsible to them

Sovereignty

the supreme and absolute authority within territorial boundaries

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