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15 terms

Amer. Civics Ch.2 Vocab.-Tiffany

STUDY
PLAY
SOCIALIZATION
process in learning how to participate in a group
RULES
certain expect. about what Behavior should be
SOCIAL INSTITUTIONS
systems of values & rules determining how society is organized
FAMILY
basic social institution in societies
BLENDED FAMILIES
families made of adults & children from previous marriages
ECONOMY
system for producing+distributing goods & services o fulfill people's wants
CONSUMER
person who uses(consumes) goods & services to satisfy his/her wants
MARKET
place/situation which an exchange of goods/services take place
PRICE
amount person must pay for good/service
MONEY
anything that's generally accepted as payment for good/service
MONARCHY
form of govt. which all/most power is in hands of 1 individual(monarch), whose authority is hereditary
DICTATORSHIP
govt. controlled by 1 person(dictator) who usually takes power by force than by inheriting it
DEMOCRACY
system of govt. which power is shared by all
PATRIOTISM
demonstration of love & devotion to one's country
POLITICAL SOCIALIZATION
process of learning how to behave politically