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Topic 1 Lesson 1-2
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It has supreme and absolute power within its own territory and it can decide its own foreign and domestic policies.
Another English Philosopher
Gave immorality to the definition of democracy in his Gettysburg Address
A government in which a single person holds unlimited political power
A government in which the power to rule is held by a small usually self appointed elite.
A centralized government, all powers held by the government belong to a single, central agency
An alliance of independent states
One in which powers of government are divided between a central government and several local governments
Division of Power
An authority superior to both the central and local governments
Features a separation of powers between the executive and legislative branches of the government
The executive branch is made up of the prime minister or premier, and that officials cabinet.