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What are natural rights

The rights of people to dignity and worth – and that government must be limited and controlled because it was a threat to those rights.

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What is political culture

The widely shared beliefs, values, and norms citizens hold about their relationship to government and to one another

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What is statism

The idea that the rights of the nation are supreme over the rights of the individual to make it up the nation. The community is less important than the individuals who compose it

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Political equality

Every individual has a right to equal protection under the law and equal voting power

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What is capitalism

And economic system based on private property, competitive markets, economic incentives, and limited government involvement in the production pricing and distribution of goods and services

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What is popular sovereignty

The idea that ultimate political authority rests with the people

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What is popular consent

The idea that a just government must derive its powers from the consent of the people what governs