Economics book 1
lifepac history and geography grade 12 unit 1
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The power and/or right to enforce obedience and make decisions over a group.
The business and exchange of goods by purchase, trade, or sale.
Government formed by a union of smaller groups (states) in agreement.
a system of authority over a group of people.
Goods brought into a country or state for ht purpose of trade.
That which cannot be felt by touching, immaterial.
Authorization by law.
To control, adjust or govern according to a system.
that which can be felt by touching, material.
System of taxes placed on imports or exports of a country.
A service to the public such as gas, telephone, water, or electric power.
Governments are important because:
they enforce rules that control conduct within the population.
The three levels of government are:
The ( ) government is the only level of American government that has the right to coin money.
Commerce is the exchange of goods by ( ) ( ) or ( )
purchase, trade, or sale
Utilities serve the public in such ways as:
In reviewing the bible book of ( ) chapters 15-18 you will read about Moses setting up a government system from its infancy.
Government by privileged citizens or the upper class.
Rule by the people. Originally an Aristotelian term that mean bad "people rule" government.
The right to exercise authority.
Hereditary rule by one person alone; usually a king, queen, or emperor.
The character of being in agreement with the standards of right conduct.
selfish group leadership as defined by Aristotle.
A person who is learned in the study of thought and conduct.
A form of government where the public has input in the various areas of interest of the country
Aristotle's definition of a good government run by the people.
A government where the authority require complete obedience and total submission.
Unjust government authority , oppressive power
Is known as the father of science
The government passes laws in order to protect the rights of its citizens
A form of government where the leadership have little or no control over the populace
Special interest groups have an opportunity to propose legislation whether it be for ( ) ( ) or ( )
one person has complete control over all branches of government
A system of leaders who carry out the work of the government through the use of departments.
a leader who had total control over a country, and is restrained by law.
Foreign exchange student
pupils who go to another country to study its culture for a set amount of time.
an order to bring an arrested person to court and decide whether the imprisonment is legal.
the act of disobedience
a proposed law
to hate or abhor
inflexible; refusing to yield
a country in which the government assumes a large share of the social care taking of the people.
a system where a person will receive welfare benefits after showing proof of working in a regular job.
a ( ) may rule a country with an iron fist and being totally unrestrained by any law of the land.
( ) was the dictator of Uganda.
An ( ) is a government in which one person has control over all branches of the government.
many people feel that the united states is becoming a ( )
If George Washington had become ( ) our government might have become ( )
the king of America