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Unit 1 Study Guide: Foundations of GovernmentDefine/Identify:1.government2.public policy3.constitution4.dictatorship A govt ruled by one man5.democracy6.stateA nation’s borders7.sovereignThe people that makeup the nation8.politics9.Who/what composes (makes up) a government?10.Who/what holds power in the U.S. government and in any real democracy?11.Explain the difference between a state and one of the 50 American States.12.List and explain the 4 characteristics of a state.13.Explain the following theories regarding the origin of the state:a.
b.The Evolutionary Theoryc.
d.
14. autocracyA govt being ruled by one15.oligarchy A govt being ruled by a few16.unitary governmentThe regional have more power than federal17.federal government A balanced govt18.division of powers19.confederationDon't work20.presidential governmentA democracy with a president in place

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