Government Test

what are the 4 essential features in the united states

population, territory, sovereignty, government

what are the 3 economic characteristics?

Capitalism, Socialism, Communism

what are the 3 major types of government?

autocracy, oligarchy, democracy


a nation or territory considered as an organized political community under one government.


the supreme and absolute authority within territorial boundaries


a politically organized body of people under a single government

unitary system

System of government in which all power is invested in a central government.

federal system

a system of government in which power is divided between a central authority and a number of individual states


A written plan of government


Introduction to the Constitution

political party

A group of individuals with broad common interests who organize to nominate candidates for office, win elections, conduct government, and determine public policy


a policy or attitude of letting things take their own course, without interfering.