A person, such as a king or queen, who reigns over a kingdom or an empire.
A person who rules with complete and absolute power.
The people of a nation either rule directly or they elect officials who act on their behalf.
All voters in a community meet in one place to make laws and decide what actions to take.
The people elect representatives to carry on the work of government for them.
The people consent to be ruled by their elected leaders.
A written plan of government
The basic rights to which all people are entitled.
A loose association
The lawmaking body of Great Britain
An agreement in which each side gives up part of its demands in order to reach a solution to a problem.
Supporters of the Constitution, who favored a strong national government
People who opposed the new Constitution
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