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Government Terms To Memorize

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Feudalism
Political system in which monarchs share power with the nobles. During the Zhou Dynasties, Chinese kinds depended on nobles to provide military service.
Legitimize
To prove government's right to rule over the people.
Embody
To make into a physical thing.
Ethnic Group
A group of people who share a common history, culture and/or language.
Nation
A group of people who view themselves as a political body.
Nation-State
A country and government for a nation.
Sovereignty
The ability to hold independent power.
Multinational
Made up of many nations.
Universal
The same everywhere.
Exclusivity
To exclude some groups of people.
Anachronistic
To belong to the past, not meaningful in the present. Or have different meaning in the present than the past.
Indigenous
Native to a region or earliest people in the region.
Laissez-faire
Lack of control.
Autocracy
Complete control, brutal consequences.