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a system of government in which the head of state is a hereditary position and the king or queen has almost complete power
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absolute monarchy
a system of government in which the head of state is a hereditary position and the king or queen has almost complete power
a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)
a political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them
direct democracy
A form of government in which citizens rule directly and not through representatives
representative democracy
A system of government in which citizens elect representatives, or leaders, to make decisions about the laws for all the people.
a political system governed by a few people
the belief in government by divine guidance
a rule or body of rules of conduct inherent in human nature and essential to or binding upon human society
law determining the fundamental political principles of a government
human rights
idea that humanaity has certain rights including that of security of person
a joining of several groups for a common purpose
a government in which citizens rule through elcted representatives
representative law making body whose members are elected or appointed.
bicameral legislature
A law making body made of two houses (bi means 2). Example: Congress (our legislature) is made of two house - The House of Representatives and The Senate.
the idea of a federal organization of more or less self-governing units
an accommodation in which both sides make concessions
making something valid by formally ratifying or confirming it
a member of a former political party in the United States that favored a strong centralized federal government
james maddison
father of the constatution
bill of rights
a statement of fundamental rights and privileges (especially the first ten amendments to the United States
Change to the constitution
people who opposed the constitution
George mason
an famous antifederalist

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