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Unit Vocabulary: Forms of Government & Political Spectrum

We are starting a unit on the forms of government and the philosophies of the modern political spectrum. Below is our unit vocabulary by category:

Forms of Government & Related Terms:

Anarchy, Tyranny, Monarchy, Aristocracy, Oligarchy, Democracy, Republic, Dictatorship, State of Nature, Social Contract, Natural Law, Revolution, Right of Revolution, Sovereign, Popular Sovereignty, State, Nation, Rule-Set

Political Spectrum & Related Terms:

Anarchist, Radical, Liberal, Moderate, Conservative, Reactionary, Authoritarian, Totalitarian, Libertarian, Populist

Philosophers & Thinkers:

Aristotle, Plato, Polybius, Cicero, Machiavelli, Baron de Montesquieu, Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, James Madison, Edmund Burke, Socrates, Ibn Khaldun, Confucius

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