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People who predict and hypothesize politics

Political scientist

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General idea of something and it is for the most part widely agreed upon in the scientific community

Concepts

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-Congressional declaration
-authorized engagements
-Use this term to gain public support

War

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Inherited power

Monarchy

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Group who share power

Oligarchy

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Religious leader power

Theocracy

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No government and no rulers

Anarchy

8

To regard highly, honor, favor
(freedom, order, equality, democracy)

Political value

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Without constraints and without limitations

Freedom

10

How we can best live together

Politics

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Structures and systems that we've adopted

Government

12

Specific freedoms that the government is always supposed to follow

Civil liberties

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We are giving government legitimate use of force to regulate, to monitor, to protect and present life and property

Order

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Based on morals
-proper way to behave
-dress code
-what you can and can't say
-laws
-elies on culture and religion
-censorship

Social order

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Striking a balance among people

Equality

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Form of government; mass rule
U.S. consentive to the ppl

Democracy

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Spending versus revenue (bad)

Deficit

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More money

Surplus

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Borrowing in what you owe, eventually pay back

Debt

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Set of beliefs about the direction of government and purpose

Political ideology

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Organizations that are meant to represent political beliefs and meant to affect elections

Parties

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A set of beliefs and values that as a whole form a general philosophy about government

Ideology

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This principle asserts that the people posed the ultimate political authority and can use it to create, alter, or perpetuate government
*election*

Popular Sovereignty

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Constitutional system whereby authority is distributed between the central government and regional (state)

Federalism

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Powers of the national government under the constitution divided among three branches:
legislature, executive, and judicial

Separation of power doctrine

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Makes laws (Congress)

Legislature

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Enforces laws

Executive

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Interprets laws

Judicial