has supreme and absolute power within its own territory and can decide its own domestic policies.
set of fundamental laws that sets up a government.
geographic term, referring to a particular place, region, or area of land.
indtitution through which society makes and enforces public policies.
legal entity and is the dominent political unit in the world today.
a form of government in which the power to rule is held by a few, usually self appointed elite.
at home within the boarders of a country
the course of action a govt. decides to take in matters ranging from taxation, defense, health care, civil rights, education, crime, environmet, transpertation,etc.
government in which one person rules and has absolute unlimited power.
a form of government in which supreme authority rest with the majority of the people--citizens hold the power to rule and make laws.