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2  The people and institutions with authority to make and enforce the laws and manage disputes about laws

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4  People had to provide for their own needs (food, clothing, medicines, furniture and tools)

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6  A legal framework for government

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8  Men and women who sold their labor in exchange for the cost of the trip from Europe to the colonies.

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10  Wealthy upper class

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12  The political leaders of the colonies

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14  English philosopher in the 1600’s  Influenced the ideas of the founders

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16  The rights that are part of the law of nature, rights that we all should have just because we’re human beings

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18  Protect those natural rights that the individual cannot effectively protect in a state of nature

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20  Set of laws that establish and limit the power of government

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22  Individuals agree with others to create and live under a government and give that government the power to make and enforce laws

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24  A country that has a government in which power is held by the people who elect representatives

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26  Type of government where: ◦ Citizens have the power to govern ◦ Citizens delegate or entrust their power to leaders they elect to represent them and to serve their interests ◦ Citizens and their representatives work promote the common good rather than their interests

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28  A leader elected to represent them and to serve their interests

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30  Means that which is good for the community as a whole

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32  Interest groups that might work against other groups or the people as a whole

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34  The people themselves control government (no elected representatives, as in a representative democracy)

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36  The people choose leaders to make and administer laws for their country

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38  Both citizens and their leaders were willing to set aside their private interests and personal concerns for the common good

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40  Being under the rule of a monarch or leader

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42  There are limits on the powers of the person or group running the government

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44  Things the government may not do or actions that it may not take

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46  A condition in which no governments or laws existed

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48  Powers of the different branches of government are balanced  No one branch can completely dominate the others  The powers are “checked” or “kept in check” because some powers are shared with other branches

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50  Government of unlimited power  Also called a Dictatorial govt.

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52  Part of a person’s life that is not the business of government

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54  Form of government in which political power is held by a single ruler such as a queen or king

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56  Divide the powers of government among different branches, or parts

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58  Proposed law

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60  Power to make laws  Congress – the Senate and House of Representatives

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62  Power to carry out and enforce laws  The president

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64  Power to manage conflicts about the meaning, application, and enforcement of laws  The court system – judges, courts

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