12 protocol The customs regulations and etiquette that govern a particular

12 protocol the customs regulations and etiquette

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12. protocol . The customs, regulations, and etiquette that govern a particular situation; or a document or treaty between states. The proper protocol when being introduced to royalty is to bow or curtsy; when meeting elected officials, one waits for the official to extend his or her hand. PRACTICE 1: CHECKING YOUR KNOWLEDGE OF POLITICAL WORDS Circle the correct meaning for the italicized word in each sentence. 1. Hierarchy means a. an order of rank. b. a group of politicians. c. a committee decision. 2. Federal is a term for a. a vote by the people. b. a central governing body. c. a savings bank. 3. To facilitate is to a. vote in an election. b. make something happen. c. be elected to office.
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1 7 4 b u i l d w o r d p o w e r i n a l l s u b j e c t a r e a s 4. A constituent is a. a member of a group. b. an elected official. c. a law about to be voted on. 5. To implement is to a. submit to a vote. b. argue for a position. c. make something happen. 6.Ideologyis a.a group’s vote.b.a set of ideas of beliefs.c.a committee proposal. 7.An incentiveis 8. To mediate is to a. agree on a difficult position. b. propose a new law. c. resolve differences between two groups. 9.A caucusis 10.To legislateis to
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words about politics 1 7 5 PRACTICE 2: USING POLITICAL WORDS IN SENTENCES Fill in the blanks with words you’ve learned in this lesson. 1. The committee chairperson offered a/an ___________ to the members in order to get them to agree on her proposal. 2. The ____________ government of the country oversees the individual states. 3. A senator’s ___________ is the set of beliefs which determine how she will vote on proposals for new laws. 4. The animal rights group held a town _________ in order to plan the details of their latest campaign. 5. An effective leader is able to _________ his ideas with the support of his constituents. 6. The highways of our country are an important part of its ___________. 7. The single most important function of government is to ___________ on behalf of the people. 8. Every elected official must listen carefully to the desires of his or her ___________. 9. The set of rules or customs by which relations between countries are con- ducted is called the international ________________. 10. The system that decides which individuals in a group are ranked higher or lower is called a _________. Lesson 24 Words You Should Now Know caucus constituent facilitate federal hierarchy ideology infrastructure legislate mediate protocol
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1 7 6 b u i l d w o r d p o w e r i n a l l s u b j e c t a r e a s Extra Word(s) You Learned in This Lesson _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ ANSWERS Practice 1: Checking Your Knowledge of Political Words 1. a 2. b 3. b 4. a 5. c 6. b 7. a 8. c 9. c 10. c Practice 2: Using Political Words in Sentences 1. incentive 2. federal 3. ideology 4. caucus 5. implement 6. infrastructure 7. legislate 8. constituents 9. protocol 10. hierarchy
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YOU’RE TOO YOUNG to remember that far-off historical time before com- puters existed, although it wasn’t really so long ago. Just ask your parents.
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