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Consumerism vocabulary
Words and expresions related to consumerism
1) Consumer society : Society in which people often buy new goods, especially goods that they do not need, and in which a high value is placed on owning many things
2) Factory farm : A system in which animals or birds are kept inside in small spaces and made to grow or produce eggs very quickly.
3) Loyalty card : A card given to customers of a supermarket or other business that gives them benefits such as price reductions
4) Thrift shop or thrift store : A shop that sells used goods cheaply and gives its profits to a charity
5) Buying power : The ability of people to buy goods and services, usually based on how much they earn and save

Created on January 14, 2019 by
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Jon Egurrola

Political Science Vocabulary

1) Checks and Balances : Way for three branches of government to not have more power than the next.
2) Taxes : Way people pay for stuff
3) Share Cropping : coming from one land owner as a tab/credit
4) Nations : sense of identity based on shared history, culture, religion, language, ethnicity and race
5) Chauvinism : one nation is better than others

Created on November 13, 2017 by
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Ja''Mia Cochrane

The Struggle For Democracy Ch. 1 : Democracy and American Politics

1) democracy : A system of government in which the people rule; rule by the many.
2) oligarchy : Rule by the few, where a minority group holds power over a majority, as in an aristocracy or a clerical establishment.
3) monarchy : Rule by the one, where power rests in the hands of a king or queen.
4) direct democracy : A form of political decision making in which the public business is decided by all citizens meeting in small assemblies.
5) representative democracy : Indirect democracy, in which the people rule through elected representatives.

Created on December 13, 2013 by
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Lela Sparkman

World Leaders

1) US : Obama
2) Russia : Putin
3) Germany : Merkel
4) UK : Cameron
5) Canada : Harper

Created on September 09, 2013 by
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Taylor Zimmer

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1) see : sees
2) call : calls
3) your : you
4) animal : animals
5) horse : ponys

Created on March 07, 2013 by
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krista lewisbrown

Government Terms

1) Federalism : a system in which power is divided between the national and state governments
2) Government : the institution through which the state maintains social order, provides public services, and enforces binding decisions on citizens
3) Ideology : a set of basic beliefs about life, culture, government, and society
4) Incumbent : elected official that is already in office
5) Bureaucracy : government administrators

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