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A form of government in which people rule

Democracy

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What type of democracy is it when voters choose leaders who make and enforce laws. It is our type of democracy

Representative democracy

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The United States was a government divided between national state powers with a president who leads the national government

Federal republic

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What is it called when states withdrew from the national government

Seceded

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What are the three main branches of government?

Executive, legislative, and judicial

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Who makes up the executive branch of government?

President

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Who makes up the legislative branch of government?

Congress

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Who makes up the judicial branch of government?

Supreme Court

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Who are under congress?

Senate and House of Representatives

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Who are the people who move to a new country to make a permanent home?

Immigrants

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What is a group of people who share a culture, language, or history

Ethnic group

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Country areAs is called

Rural

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What are city dwellers called

Urban

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What are smaller communities surrounding a larger city

Suburbs

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What are areas set aside to protect wilderness and wildlife and for recreation

National parks

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Overseas settlements tied to a parent country

Colonies