10 terms

Unit 1 Lesson 3

wealthy upper class
civic virtue
citizens and leaders were willing to set aside private interests and personal concerns for the common good
common good
that which is good for the community as a whole
leaders that are chosen to represent citizens and serve their interest
direct democracy
the people themselves control governmnet; works best in small community
interest groups
a person elected to act and speak for others
representative democracy
a system of government in which the people elect officials to make and administer laws for their country
a country that has a government in which power is held by the people who elect representatives
republican government
a system for ruling in which power is held by the people who are eligible to elect representatives to run the government for the common good.