Flashcards in Chapter 4 Deck (15):
The widely shared beliefs, values, and norms about how citizens relate to government and to one another.
The right to vote
Democratic and civic habits of discussion, compromise, and respect for differences, which grow out of participation in voluntary organizations.
The right of all people to dignity and worth
Widespread agreement of fundamental principles of democratic governance and the values that undergird them.
Governance according to the expressed preference of the majority.
A belief that ultimate power resides in the people.
An enduring sense of national identity or consciousness that derives from cultural, historical, linguistic or political forces.
The widespread belief that the US is a land of opportunity and that individual initiative and hard work can bring economic success.
An economic system characterized by private property, competitive markets, economic incentives, and limited government involvement in the production, distribution, and pricing of goods and services.
A consistent pattern of beliefs about political values and the role of government.
A belief that government can and should achieve justice and equality of opportunity
A belief that limited government ensures order, competitive markets, and personal opportunity.
An economic and governmental system based on public ownership of the the means of production and exchange.