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a system of government in which political control is exercised by all the people, either directly or through their elected representatives

cardinal direction

the 4 main points of a compass (north, south, east, west)


a material object of a culture such as a tool, an article of clothing or a prepared food

presidential democracy

a system of government characterized by a separation of powers between independent and coequal executive and legislative branches such as the U.S.

intermediate directions

The points of the compass that fall between north and east, north and west, south and east, south and west

graphic organizer

written or pictorial representations used to organize information

absolute location

the location of a point on the Earth's surface which can be expressed by grid reference (e.g. latitude and longitude)

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