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Political Culture
The widely shared beliefs, values, norms concerning the realtionship of citizens to government and to one another
Natural Rights
The right of all people to dignity and worth
Majority Rule
Governance according to teh expressed preferences to the majority
Antitrust Legislation
Federal laws starting with the Sherman Act of 1890 that try to prevent monopolies from dominating an industry and restraining trade
Social Capital
Features of social organization such as networks, norms, and social trust that facilitate coordination and cooperation for mutual benefit
Political Predisposition
Characteristic of indivduals that is predictive of political behavior
Faction
A term used by James Madison and other founders of this country to refer to political parties as well as what we now call special interest groups
amicus curiae brief
friend of the court; document filed by an indivdual of an organization to present arguments in addition to those presented by the immediate parties to the case