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48 terms

ch 5 soc,. stud

STUDY
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compromise
a way to settle a conflict in which each person gives up some of what he wants
government service
work that is done for a city or town by dept. that run by the government
public works
a dept. that provides services such as garbage collection for a community
sales tax
the extra money you pay when you buy something
mediator
someone who helps settle a disagreement
recreation
a hobby or sport done for enjoymnet you dont get paid
property tax
tax paid for land or buildings that you own
income tax
the money pay to the government they earn form working
legislative branch
makes the laws
judical branch
makes sure the laws are fair
executive branch
make sure the laws are obeyed
vote
a choice that gets counted
public service
work done to help the community
tax
money paid for the services that are needed
parish
name given to LA parts of the state by the catholic church everyone else has counties
elect
to vote for or choose a leader
appoint
choose without voting
common good
something that is good for everybody
constitution
written set of laws that describes how a govt. is to work
amendment
a change to something already written
governor
elected leader of a state- bobby jindal
court
judges decide the consequence of a broken law
boundary
another word for boarder
police jury
rules a parish
council
grp of citizens who are chosen to make decisions for the community
special district
grp that deals with a certain issue or problem that a city cannot
capitol
where lawmakers meet
veto
reject
jury
6-12 people who sit in a courtroom and decide if yuou are innocent or guilty
county
part of state
home rule charter
a document which allows people to set up its own local govt.
municipal
another word for city
executive branch
make rules are followed
executive branch leader
governor
judical branch
laws are fair-judges
legislative branch
make up the laws- house of reps.
govt leaders can --- people to do certain jobs
appoint
4 levels of govt.smallest to largest
local, paish, state, national
recreation examples
reading, bottle cap collecting, jogging, football
4 steps for conflict resolution
walk away, smile, compromise, ask for help
walk away
seperate yourself
smile
seems less serious
compromise
both get what they want
ask for help
go to a mediator
1 government services
garbage collection-helps keeps environment clean
2 govt. service
public school-everybody has an education
tax money is how the govt.----
pays for all these services.
without tax money----
there would be no funds for services