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to add or incorporate a territory
a body of nonelective government officials who manage
When one power (an executive) controls all of a country and everyone else is their subject; this is the opposite of being in city-states or part of an empire
Citizen- a member of a particular state or nation who is entitled to full rights awarded by the government
exercising absolute power, especially in a cruel or oppressive way
person or branch of gov. responsible for putting policies or laws into effect
a member of a particular state or nation who is entitled to full rights awarded by the government
system of gov where states form a union but remain independent for internal affairs
branch of gov. responsible for interpreting laws and administering justice
An organized body of thought, especially one that forms the basis of economic or
branch of gov. responsible for writing and voting on laws
Non-profit groups that are active in humanitarian, educational, health care, human rights, environmental, and other areas to bring changes. These groups are not directly controlled or created by any official state or any official political organization.
prejudice in favor of a cause; a political situation where people are strongly divided into opposing camps
the authority of a state or person to govern themselves
a nation or territory organized as part of a political unit under one government
a person with responsibilities in a state who has no rights or very limited rights
an area of land under the jurisdiction of a ruler or state; an organized division of a country that is not yet admitted to the full rights of a state or province.
government in which absolute power is vested in a single ruler who often has some element of popular support;cruel and oppressive governing
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