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Civics Exam Review Terms
Common Good - All citizens should be responsible, caring individuals that can work towards the common good.

Dictatorship – A system (in which) a single ruler seizes absolute power by banning opposition

Ward - Geographical subdivisions designed for elected council
Constitutional Monarchy

Global Village - the world seen as a community in which people are connected by computers, television, etc., and all depend on one another By Laws – A law or rule passed by municipal council and applicable only to that municipality

Consensus - a system of decision making based on one common agreement to all people.

Pluralistic Society - A society in which different groups with a range of beliefs can influence
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A member of the shadow cabinet is a shadow minister. The leader of a shadow cabinet is called the Leader of the Opposition.
Fascism - a governmental system led by a dictator having complete power, forcibly suppressing opposition and criticism
Governor General - The Governor General of Canada is the representative of the Queen in Canada.
Theocracy - Leadership by Religion
Political Equality - All citizens have the right to vote and run for public office
Personal Freedom - People enjoy many personal freedoms such as freedom of religion and freedom of expression.
Human Dignity - Protect and uphold the dignity of all people.
Political Freedoms - People can speak freely, form associations, run for office and vote without being intimidated.
Respect - Individuals should respect the rights of others.
Majority Government – a government that has more than half of the total number of parliamentary seats. a. Responsibilities of the Federal and Provincial Governments b. Applying the Charter of Rights and Freedoms c. Note on the Branches of the Federal

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