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Federal Government
the name given to the government of the entire United States
Constitution
a document in which all our laws are based on
Democracy
a form of government in which people have a voice
Representative
a person elected to represent people
Government
How a body of people chooses to conduct the policies, actions, and affairs of a nation, state or community
Private Policy
The rules or way of doing things by individuals or businesses
Local Government
The administration of a town, county, or district with elected representatives
State Government
The administration of a state with elected representatives
Public Policy
A decision or action made by some level of government that addresses a problem or issue
Legislature
A body of elected officials that makes policy for a state or nation