21 terms

DR-Objective 4

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Ideology
System of thought and belief about social or political ideas
Politics
The process by which government makes and carries out decisions
Political Ideology
A consistent set of values and beliefs about the proper purpose and scope of government.
Economics
the branch of knowledge concerned with the production, consumption, and transfer of wealth.
Autodidact
Self-taught person
Conservative
favoring traditional views; against change, or
one who favors limited government intervention, particularly in economic affairs
Liberal
open to new behavior or opinions and willing to discard traditional values.
Moderate
Person whose views are between conservative and liberal and may include some of both ideologies
Self-indulgence
excessive or unrestrained gratification of one's own appetites, desires, or whims
Imperialist
One who believes in the right to claim other properties or lands. A policy of extending a country's power over another country and am influence through diplomacy or military force.
Isolationist
A person or country that wants to stay out of the political affairs of other countries
Pacifist
one who is against war or the use of violence
Deprive
to take or keep something away from someone
Diversion
A distraction or something that turns your attention off of what you are thinking about
Populism
The movement of the people or the
support for the concerns of ordinary people.
Elitism
Power is held by a small number of well-positioned, highly influential individuals, or
the attitude that society should be governed by a rich and powerful group of individuals
Secular
Non-religious - not connected with a church or religion
Assimilate
to absorb fully or make one's own; to adopt as one's own; to adapt fully
Moderate
Person whose views are between conservative and liberal and may include some of both ideologies
Hypocrisy (hypocrite, hypocritical)
the practice of pretending to be something one is not; deceit
Contradiction
a combination of statements, ideas, or features of a situation that are opposed to one another.