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Divine right
Belief that a rulers authority comes directly from god.
Laissez Faire
Policy allowing Buissness to operate with little or no government interference.
Miliratism
Glorification of the military.
Dynasty
Ruling family.
Tribe
A group of related people under one leader.
Secular
Having to do with worldly rather than religious matters.
Civilization
Society characterized by order.
Alliance
Combination of independant nations.
Bureacracy
System of managing government through departments run by appointed officials.
Theocracy
Government run by church leaders.
Mixed Economy
System with both private and state run enterprises.
Liberal
Favoring more civil liberty.
Import
bring into a country, especially for sale
Disarmament
To take away or deprive of weapons.
Export
to ship out of the country
Republic
System of government in which officials are chosen by the people.
Multinational Corporation
A buisness with branches in many countries.
Monarchy
Government in which a king or queen excercises central power.
Imperialism
Domination by one country of the polotical economic, or cultural life of another country or region.
Democracy
government in which people hold the ruling power.
Conservative
Person skeptical of change.
Command Economy
System in which government officials make all basic economic decisions.
Communism
form of socialism advocated by Karl Marx; according to Marx, class struggle was inevitable and would lead to the creation of a classless society in which all wealth and property would be owened by the community as a whole.
Tariff
Tax on imported goods.
Revolution
Complete change.
Neutral
policy of supporting neiter side in a war.
Schism
Permanent division in a church.
Artisan
skilled craft worker.
Nationalism
Feeling pride in and devotion to one's country.
Barter System
system in which one set of goods or services is exchanged for another.
Totalitarian
Absolute contorl by one political group.
Capital
Money for investment.