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Civics Key Terms Review

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Anthropology
the social science that studies the origins and social relationships of human beings
Civics
The study of the rights and responsibilities of citizens
Direct Democracy
A form of government in which citizens rule directly and not through representatives
Democracy
a political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them
Citizen
A person with certain rights and responsibilities in his or her country or community
Polis
Greek city-state
Decade
a period of 10 years
Century
100 years
Millennium
a span of 1000 years
Archeology
the study of ancient cultures based on artifacts and other remains
Rights
Powers or privileges granted to people either by an agreement among themselves or by law
Nation state
A country who's population share a common identity.
Power
the ability to control the behavior of others
Government
the institution through which a society makes and enforces its public policies
City State
a city and its surrounding lands functioning as an independent unit