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who has power to enforce public policies

people within the government

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examples of public policies

taxation, education, crime, health care, transportation

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how do Americans participate in the government

by voting

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what type of the government is the US

democratic republic

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what is the opposite of a democracy

dictatorship

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who holds the power in a dictatorship

the government

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who has the power in a democracy

the people

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who has the power in a autocracy

one person

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who has the power in a oligarchy

small group of elite people

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who has the power in a theocracy

a religious figure

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what does a communist government control

all parts if the economy and media

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who was the magna carta originally for

the wealthy

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what was the purpose of the petition of rights

limit the kings power

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what happens if the is a standing army

taxes go up

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what colony developed first

virginia

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where was the first american settlement

Jamestown

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why was Virginia settled

business opportunity

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why was Massachusetts settled

religious freedom

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what was each colony established with

a charter

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why did the king not like Virginia

because it wasn't profitable and he did not like the way the government developed

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what did the king do to Virginia because he did not like them

he made virginia a royal colony
under direct control

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how many colonies were royal colonies by the time of the American revolution

13

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how do royal colonies work

the king appoints a governor
king appoints a royal council to help governor
all laws passed has to be approved by the king and governor
people in the colonies thought the governors were too close to the king and harsh

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how were the proprietary colonies organized

by a person who was granted land by the king

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who were the proprietary colonies

Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey

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why was PA settled

religious reasons

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how did colonies strike back at the governor

vote not to give him the money for his salary

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who raised taxes to help support British military

king george III

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how did the english in england view the military in the colonies

protective

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how did the colonist view the tax raise

taxation without representation