the central government has all the power
a group of countries/states join together to serve a purpose
power is divided between the cental and regional government
ONE RULER who has umlimite power, citizens have no choice in ruler -no elections are held
small group of people/leaders only answer to each other/no one outside the selected group can be a ruler -no citizen participation
citizens(voters)of the country have the power because they vote for the ruler -citizens can be elected
a country ruled by the people
all people vote on all laws
a democracy where the people vote direcly for the leader
a democracy where the people vote for legislaturs
a government based on religion
form of government that is autocratic;government makes all the decisions;people have no freedom or rights(CUBA)
a country ruled by a king or queen
one ruler has power over all the people
has no government at all
law making body
a member of a community that has political rights and responsibilities
a document setting out the structure and main principles of a government
the ability to get things done
is an opinion to do so
the right to vote
a set of basic principles and laws that states the powers and duties of the government
set up a system for surveying and dividing western lands
was organized to create a national government
this document made the King subject to law
a philosophical movement that emphasized the use of reason to examine old ideas
the oldest state constitution still in effect
this state allowed women to vote when it first joined the United States
the only way to achieve liberty was through the separatio of governmental powers
a social contract existed between rulers and the people they ruled
Under________only free white men that owned property could vote
The new national constitution
created a system for bringing in new states to the Union
_________________ was banned in the Northwest Territory
Under the Articles of Confederation there was no___________________
he believed in religious freedom
A government elected by the people
A set of rules which are enforced by the government
Being free within society
Having regard for another's feelings
Head of the U.K. government
A means of deciding something anonymously in a group
Where the government makes important decisions
If you were born in Britain you are...
The formal process where you vote
What word describes a system of government elected by the population?
What is the opposite of democracy
Freedom of speech describes individual what?
If you break the law you are sent here?
Different cultures and religions means we live in what sort of society?
Christians visit churches Muslims visit what?
Mutual respect and what?
Parliament sit in the house of .........?
What is the name of the government strategy to help combat terrorism?
Who is the patron saint of England?
Rule of Law