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Government
the system or form by which a community or other political unit is governed
property
a characteristic used to describe matter
sovereignty
government free from external control
Federal Reserve System
The country's central banking system, which is responsible for the nation's monetary policy by regulating the supply of money and interest rates
Brain Trust
Group of expert policy advisers who worked with FDR in the 1930s to end the great depression
Great Society
the term for the domestic programs of the Johnson administration
monarchy
state ruled over by a single person, as a king or queen
oligarchy
a political system governed by a few people
aristocracy
the most powerful members of a society
arbitary
unreasonable
Rule by law
recognition that laws exist and all are subject to them equally
code of law
a written set of laws that apply to everyone under a government, a written set of laws that apply to everyone under a government
Justinian's Code
an organized collection and explanation of Roman laws for use by the Byzantine Empire
democracy
a political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them
republic
a political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them
centralized government
a government in which a central authority controls the running of a state.
liberty
freedom of choice