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What is bipartisan?
2 Party system
What is a bill?
A proposed law
What are the four purposes of government?
Maintaining Social Order
Provide Public Services
National Security
Making Economic Descitions
Give an example of Maintaining Social Order...
Police
Give an example of Providing public services...
Schools
Give an example of National Security...
National Government
Give an example of Making economic descitions...
Taxes
List the three systems of government..
Unitary
Federal
Confederate
Descibe unitary government...
A government run by a centralized authority
Describe a confederate government...
a loose unioin of independent states
Describe federal government...
a government with divided power between the national and state
List the 2 types of democracy...
Direct
Representative
Describe Direct Democracy...
a form of democracy in which the people govern themselves by voting on issues
Describe representative democracy...
a system of government in which people elect representatives and give them the responsibility and power to make laws and conduct government
What are the 2 types of Authoritarian Governments?
Autocracy
Oligarchy