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  • 1. Assignment #1
    Visual Vocabulary
    By : Kim Rodney
  • 2. A set of values and beliefs that set individual/ group views of the world and their behaviors.
    ex. A nation has a certain ideology. Canada has a certain set of values different from the rest of the world.
  • 3. The belief that an individual’s needs, rights, and freedoms are more important than that of the groups.
    Ex. The U.S. is a more individualist country
  • 4. The belief that group needs and interests are more important that individual needs, rights, and freedoms.
    Ex. Hitler and his Nazis… Fascism
  • 5. Liberalism
    An ideology that commits itself to the dignity and freedom of the individual. Favors having the power spread out or decentralized.
    For example, Obama administration
  • 6. A persons personal interests, the idea that individuals should work toward improving their lives for their own good.
    Ex. If I were to spend
    four hours every night
    studying so I could become
    a doctor.
    Self Interest
  • 7. When there is a struggle between two opposing “teams” there is competition taking place. It is thought of as an incentive for individuals to work harder in society.
    For example Mac computers
    Vs. PC computers.
  • 8. Political: The absence of government interference in an individual sovereignty
    Ex. Liberalism would be a form of political freedom
    Economic: The liberty to manufacture, devour/ use, or trade any goods acquired without violence or fraud.
    Ex. The United States has a high level of economic freedom.
  • 9. A liberal principal that says every individual is equal before the law.
    This principle states that if an everyday person and Paris Hilton had committed the same crime, they should be judged the exact same.
    Ex. Ideally this is how it is in Canada and the United States.
    Rule of Law
  • 10. Something owned by an individual including houses, land, or other assets.
    For example, my house would be some of my family’s private property.
    Private Property
  • 11. The whole group being held accountable for individual actions within the group.
    For instance, if a group of cadets went on a trip to San Diego and about two kids out of forty trashed their hotel room, the hotel will hold the group of cadets responsible.
    Collective Responsibility
  • 12. The set of interests that group members have in common.
    For example, you could assume that people that are in a horse 4-H club are all people that are interested in horses.
    Collective Interest
  • 13. Working together to make the workload more manageable and or faster.
    For example, teamwork is a form of cooperation, if a team cooperates then they are much stronger.
  • 14. A common principle of collectivist society. The belief that everyone should earn equal wages for work of similar value, and that no one person is more important than the next.
    Ie. Progressive taxation
    Economic Equality
  • 15. The behavioral expectations of a group in society. What we think as normal because mass amounts of people do.
    Ex. We think it is normal to drive cars, listen to music, and watch television because mass amounts of people do.
    Collective Norms
  • 16. Property that is owned either by the government or by a whole group of individuals.
    Sidewalks or subway stations are examples of public property.
    Public Property
  • 17. A belief is an idea that we believe despite whether or not we have any proof to back it up.
    Some examples of beliefs are the belief in God, Santa Clause, the Easter bunny, or Buddha.
  • 18. An ideal that is accepted by an individual or group.
    Some people value nice clothing, some value nature, and some value education.
  • 19. The distinct personality of an individual that makes a person who they are.
    For example, people know who Lady Gaga is because of the distinct way she does her hair, or by the clothes that she wears.
    Individual Identity
  • 20. An individual’s sense of belonging in a group, to the individual this forms part of their individual identity.
    For example if you belong to a hockey team than you probably consider yourself a hockey player.
    Collective Identity