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12 Cards in this Set

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Define government.
the power that rules on behalf of a group of people
Define civics.
what it means to be an American citizen
Define ideals.
Define immigrants.
people who came here from other lands
Define quota
Define naturalization.
a legal process by which an alien becomes a citizen
Define birthrate
the number of live births per 1,000 members of a population
Define death rate.
the number of deaths per 1,000 members of a population
Define migration.
movement of people from region to region
Define alien.
a person who lives in a nation but is not a citizen
Define census.
an official count of the number of people in America
Define refugee.
a person who flees persecution in his or her homeland to seek safety in another nation