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A form of government in which citizens rule directly and not through representatives
a body of citizens sworn to give a true verdict according to the evidence presented in a court of law
a political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them
the civil right to obtain a writ of habeas corpus as protection against illegal imprisonment
Italian navigator who discovered the New World in the service of Spain while looking for a route to China (1451-1506)
economic system in which the means of production are privately owned and operated for profit
Power is held by the people and exercised through the efforts of representatives elected by the people.
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