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16 terms

Chapter 2, section 1,2,3

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Monarchy
A person,such as a king or queen who reigns over kingdom or an empire.
Dictator
A person who rules with complete and absolute power.
Direct Democracy
All voters in a community meet in one place to make laws and decide what actions to take.
Democracy
The people of a nation either rile directly or they elect officals who act on their behalf
Representative Democracy
The people elect representatives to carry on the work on government for them
Republic
The system of leaders.
Constitution
A written plan of government.
Human Rights
The basic rights of keeping American equal.
Confederation
A loose association,rather than a firm union of states.
Sovereignty
Absolute power.
Parliament
The law making body of British government.
Federalism
Divides a government power between the national government.
Compromise
Is an agreement in which each side gives up part of its demands in order to reach a solution to a problem.
Ratification
An approval.
Federalist
Supporters of the constitution who favored a strong national government.
Anti-federalists
People ho opposed the new constitution and federal system of government.