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Aform of government in which controle is exercised by a small group of individuals whose authority generally is based on wealth or power
A government in which the means of planning, producing, and distributing goods is controlled by a central government which is usually lead by a dictator
Government in which a monarch is guided by a constitution whereby his/her righters, duties, and responsibilities are spelled out in written law or a custom
A system in which the state plans and controls the economy and a single party holds power
A condition of lawlessness or political disorder brought about by the absence of governmental authority
A form of government where the monarch rule unhindered, without any laws, constructions or legal opposition.
A state which the supreme power rests in the body of citizens entitled to vote for officers and representatives responsible for them.
Who was the first to practice democracy?
This form of democracy is practiced by allowing the citizens to vote directly for legislation.
This form of democracy is practiced by citizens voting for representatives to represent them in government.
What are 3 things that all democratic Governments have in common?
Rule of law
What are the three branches of government?
Who is in charge of the executive branch
Who is In charge of the legislative branch
Who is in charge of the judicial branch
What is the main job of the executive branch
To enforce laws
What is the main job of the legislative branch
What is the main job of the judicial branch
What is the Vice Presidents job
To be ready if the president resigns or dies
Who is the president of the Senate
The meeting where Farmers removed the Articles of confederation and replaced it with the construction
Plan that proposed representation in congress should be equal
New Jersey plan
Plan that proposed representation in congress should be based on the state population
What at are the 4 courts
No one can be arrested without probable cause was introduced by the
The relations of one government with foreign countries is
Assistance given to a country after a major calamity by a foreign country in the form of money, military assistance, or food is
A one word description of U.S. Foreign policy prior to World War 1 and World War 2 is
Caused U.S. To change their views on foreign policy
The conflict which caused the U.S. And Soviet Union to be in a heated arms race
Division of power between the state and national government
Arrival 6 of the Constitution talks about the U.S. Constitution being the " supreme law of the land" is
Group of people who have the common political ideas
The overall goal of every political party
To get their candidate into office
Who is protected by the Bill of Rights
1st step in house and senate
2rd step in the house and senate
3rd step in the house and senate
4th step in the house and senate
5th step in the house and senate
6th step in the house and senate
3 things the president can do to the bill
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