Ideology Definition- The beliefs or values that belong to an individual or group of people. Their view and understanding of the world. Example- A religious group is an example of ideology because they all have Different views and beliefs than other people’s religion.
Individualism Definition- The idea that an individuals rights , needs and beliefs come before the needs of a group or nation Example- The U.S.A. cares more about the individual citizen than a group of people when it comes to rights and freedoms.
Collectivism Definition- The idea that the need, beliefs, and rights go to the majority instead of the minority. Example- In most countries the majority of the people decides what happens to their country instead of one person.
Liberalism Definition- The ideology that everyone is treated equally, everyone has the same rights and freedoms. Example- Canada is an example of Liberalism because our government treats Everybody the same.
Self-interest Definition- A person’s personal interests should benefit their life by their own efforts. Example- Getting a job to increase a person’s income.
Competition Definition- is a struggle between individuals, groups, and nations for land and/or resources. Example- War is a competition between nations for control over land and the gain of resources.
Freedom Definition- To be free from the influence of the government and to be able to make your own decisions. That everyone is treated as equal. Example- Canada is an example of a free country, we are free to make our own choices and everyone is equal.
Rule of Law Definition- A rule that belongs to a country that nobody has immunity over and everyone has to obey by even the government, the punishment can very based on the law. Example- The law that u have to be 18 to drink, you can’t drive over the speed limits are examples of laws.
Private Property Definition- A piece of land belonging to an individual that he/she can do what ever they want to on their land within the laws of the country. Example- A house and apartment are examples of private property.
Collective Responsibility Definition- When individuals are held responsible for other the actions of another individual, or their countries actions. Example- a lot of people don’t like the Americans because of George Bush’s actions.
Collective Interest Definition- The interests or actions of a group or nation of people to better themselves. Example- War was a fought to benefit a country to gain recourses and land. Also schools can be an example because they educate the public to better their nation’s interests.
Cooperation Definition- Is the process of working or acting together so that both individuals or groups working together benefit from the outcome. Example- A treaty is an example of two nations working together.
Economic Equality Definition- A state of economics in which a society has equal access to resources such as energy, wealth, and power. Taxing the wealthy more and the poor less. Example- Progressive taxation, trying to bring the wealthy and the poor to the same level of money.
Collective Norms Definition- What is considered “normal” in a group or country. A certain way to act, To dress, and the views you should have. Example- A private school.
Public Property Definition- A building or place, that is assessable to everyone in a country or nation. The services or inventory of the building are available to everyone. It is normally a government owned building. Example- A school and a hospital are examples of public properties.
Belief Definition- To believe in imaginary beings and follow their guidance even though there is no proof of their existence. Example: The Easter bunny , Santa, God, and the tooth fairy are examples of Belief
Value Definition- The concept of worth or needs of a whole country