Flashcards - Introduction to the Study of American Government

Flashcards - Introduction to the Study of American Government
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Power
Power is an American crime drama television series airing on Starz
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bureaucracy
A bureaucracy is \""""a body of non-elective government officials\"""" and/or \""""an administrative policy-making group\""""
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Authority
The word authority can be used to mean the right to exercise power given by the State , or by academic knowledge of an area
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limited government
Limited government is a concept in political philosophy in which governmental power is restricted by law, usually in a written constitution
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oligarchy
Oligarchy is a form of power structure in which power effectively rests with a small number of people
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oligarchy
Oligarchy is a form of power structure in which power effectively rests with a small number of people
limited government
Limited government is a concept in political philosophy in which governmental power is restricted by law, usually in a written constitution
Authority
The word authority can be used to mean the right to exercise power given by the State , or by academic knowledge of an area
bureaucracy
A bureaucracy is \""""a body of non-elective government officials\"""" and/or \""""an administrative policy-making group\""""
Power
Power is an American crime drama television series airing on Starz
direct democracy
Direct Democracy is a form of democracy in which people decide policy initiatives directly
representative democracy
Representative democracy is a type of democracy founded on the principle of elected officials representing a group of people, as opposed to direct democracy
theocracy
Theocracy or ecclesiocracy is a form of government in which a deity is the source from which all authority derives
primary election
A primary election is an election that narrows the field of candidates before an election for office
political power
In social science and politics, power is the ability to influence or outright control the behavior of people

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