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    • 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 importanceof worth or the needs of an individual or group. A person/
      group’s belief is also considered a value.
      Example- Religion, or possessions are values.
    • Individual Identity
      Definition- An individuals personal beliefs and interests expressed through their
      action and possessions.
      Example- Every has their own identity
    • Collective Identity
      Definition- A group/nation’s beliefs and interests expressed through politics and
      the way their country is ran.
      Example- Every nation has a Collective Identity.