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US History Unit 5

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petition
A written request that people sign to ask for government action.
governor
The elected leader of a state government.
public property
Something that belongs to all citizens.
patriotism
The love that people have for their country.
vote
The way people show what they think a group should do.
council
A group of people who have been chosen by citizens to meet and solve problems.
government service
A service that is provided for all the citizens of a community.
conflict
A disagreement.
conflict resolution
A way to solve, or resolve, disagreements among people or groups.
compromise
When a person gives up something he or she wants.
mediator
A person who helps both sides settle their disagreements.
election
Where people vote to chose leaders.
candidate
Someone who hopes to be elected for a job.
ballot
A list of all the possible choices.
marjority rule
When more than half of the people voting chose one candidate or decision.
campaign
The work of getting the voters to choose one candidate over another.
jury
A group of 6 to 12 citizens.
Congress
A branch of national government which makes new laws.
Supreme Court
The highest, most important court in the united states.
anthem
A song of patriotism.
pledge
A promise.
allegiance
Respect.