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Civics
The branch of political science that deals with civic affairs and the rights and duties of citizens.
Citizen
A civilian.
Public Policy
The basic policy or set of policies forming the foundation of public laws, especially such policy not yet formally enunciated.
Budget
The total sum of money allocated for a particular purpose or period of time.
Dictatorship
Absolute or despotic control or power.
Democracy
Government by the people, exercised either directly or through elected representatives.
Director Democracy
a form of democracy in which the people as a whole make direct decisions.
Representative Democracy
a type of democracy in which the citizens delegate authority to elected representatives
Majority Rule
A doctrine by which a numerical majority of an organized group holds the power to make decisions binding on all in the group
Naturalization
To adopt (something foreign) into general use.
Alien
Owing political allegiance to another country or government
Immigrant
A person who leaves one country to settle permanently in another.
Deport
To expel from a country.
Migration
The act or an instance of migrating.
Patriotism
Love of and devotion to one's country.
Terrorism
the unlawful use or threat of violence esp. against the state or the public as a politically motivated means of attack or coercion.