Civics and Economics Terms 1

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Civics Ch. 1 Terms

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Civics The study of rights and duties of citizens
E Pluribus Unum Out of many, one
Popular Sovereignty This principle states that the source of governmental power lies with the people
Naturalization The admittance of a foreigner to the citizenship of a country
Dual Citizenship Citizenship in two countries concurrently
Immigrant A person who comes to live permanently in a foreign country
Refugees A person who has been forced to leave their country in order to escape war, persecution, or natural disaster
"Melting Pot" Theory A country, locality, or situation in which cultural assimilation results in blending the heritage and traditions of previously distinct ethnic groups
"Salad Bowl" Theory People of different cultures living in harmony
14th Ammendment All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the state wherein they reside.
Government The governing body of a nation, state, or community
Autocracy A system of government by one person with absolute power
Oligarchy A small group of people having control of a country, organization, or institution
Democracy A system of government by the whole population or all the eligible members of a state, typically through elected representatives
Direct Democracy The power to govern lies directly in the hands of the people rather than being exercised through their representatives
Representative Democracy (a.k.a. Indirect Democracy) A form of government where the powers of the sovereignty are delegated to a body of men, elected from time to time, who exercise them for the benefit of the whole nation
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