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Democracy

When most people have rights and they also get to choose government.

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Constitution

The act or process of establishment and rules.

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Separation Of Powers

The parliament make the laws. The executive carry out the laws and the Judiciary make sense of the law. The branches cannot influence each other.

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Parliament

The place were many people get elected and decide on new rules.

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Executive

People having administrative or supervisory authority. It puts the rules into place. They carry out the laws.

Police,schools,hospitals & water supply.

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Federal

All of the states and territories together/combined.

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Territory

A region or district, it is an area but it's not a state.

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Local Council

A group of many people that are elected to manage the affairs of a town, country or district rather that country or state. It is also the local parliament.

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Judiciary

The judicial branch of government. They also make sense of the rules. They also decide what the rule means.

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Referendum

A general vote by all the people of their countries. It also changes the constitution.

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Majority Government

When party has at least more than half of the seats/members.

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Minority Government

A government that has less amount of seats over the other party. They don't have half the amount of seats.

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Legislative

Make the laws.