8Political System 5 important elements 1. LibertyAmericans are preoccupied with their rights. Free to do as long as they don’t hurt people2. Equalityequal vote and equal chance to participate3. DemocracyGovernment officials accountable to the people
25Economic System Americans support the idea of “free-enterprise” Disagreement comes as to the limits to place on the marketPeople support government regulation of business to keep them from abusing power
34ActivityPage 92Would you allow the following groups to hold a meeting at your cities civic auditorium?Explain why or why not.
35Civil SocietyCollection of private, voluntary groups/Independent of Federal GovernmentThe more money a community has, the higher the level of involvement (Putnam)Ex bowling leagues, softball, NAACP, Veterans of Foreign Wars