1st chapter civics vocab.

Jennifer Labra L
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Civics The study of rights and duties of citizen.
E pluribus unum "out of many, one"
popular sovereighty This principle states that the source of power of governmental power lies with the people
naturalization act of becoming a citizen
dual citizenship Citizenship in two different countries
immigrants A person who comes to live permanently in a foreign country
refugees A person who as been forced to leave their country in order to escape war, persecution, or a natural disaster
"melting pot" theory A country locality, or situation in which cultural assmilitamtions result in blending their heritage and traditions of previously distinct ethnic groups
"salad bowl" theory People of different cultures living in harmony
14th amendment Equal protection of the law. no state shall deny to any person
government The governing of a nation, state, or community
autocracy A system of government where one person has absolute control
oligarchy rule by a few people. oli=few
democracy A system of government in which power is vested in the people, who rule either directly or through freely elected representatives.
Direct democracy The power lies directly in the hands of the people
Representative democracy (A.K.A Indirect democracy) A form of government where the powers of the sovereignty are delegated to a body of man, elected from time to time, who exercise them for the benefit of the whole nation
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