the study of the rights and duties of citizens
ideas for citizenship came from 2,500 years ago from this country
______ have rights and responsibilities. ______ agree to accept the government's authority and follow its rules.
the ruling authority for a community
believed that without government life would be "solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short."
a course of government action to achieve community goals
a plan for collecting and spending money
a government controlled by one person or a small group of people
a government in which citizens hold the power to rule
all citizens meet to debate government matters and vote firsthand
a government in which citizens choose a smaller group to govern on their behalf
a group of individuals with broad, common interests who organize to support candidates for office and determine public policy.
political principle providing that a majority of the members of a community has the power to make laws binding upon all the people
said "Government of the people, by the people, and for the people."
legal process by which people become citizens of the United States
noncitizens who come legally to the United States
people who move permanently to a new country
to send back to one's own country
E pluribus unum
means "Out of Many, One"
love for one's country
the use of violence by groups against civilians to achieve a political goal
Henry Cabot Lodge
If a man is going to be an American at all let him be so without any qualifying adjectives; and if he is going to be something else, let him drop the word American from his personal description."