the study of the rights and duties of citizens
rights and duties of members of the state
community member who owes loyalty to the government and is entitled to protection from it
where the majority of people earn their living by providing a service rather than manufacturing a problem
the general principles or beliefs people use to make judgments and decisions
the notion that power lies with the people
sets of ideas that people have about relationships, obligations, roles, and functions of society
a legal process to obtain citizenship
a person who moves permanently
to send an alien or immigrant back to his/her own country
a movement of a body of persons together
devoted love, support, and defense of one's country
the practice of offering your time and services to others without payment
the ruling authority for a community
the course of action the government takes in response to an issue or problem
a plan for making and spending money
a government in which citizens hold the power to rule
a form of democracy in which the people vote firsthand
a form of democracy in which people elect representatives to rule in their interest
a state in which the head of government is not a monarch or other hereditary head of state
political principle providing that a majority of the members of a community has the power to make laws binding upon all the people
a state of society without government or law
a government in which one leader or group of people holds absolute power
a form of government in which God or a deity is recognized as the supreme civil ruler
a form of government in which all power is vested in a dominant class
a government with a hereditary, single leader
absolute control by the state or a governing branch of a highly centralized institution
a country, government, or the form of government in which absolute power is exercised by a dictator
a government or state ruled by the elite or privileged upper class
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