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Chapter 14

  1. 1. Civics and Economics VocabularyChapter 14 - Section OneCounty- A territory within a stateSimilarity/Difference: NoneSentence: Here in Mooresville, we live in Iredell county.Country Seat- Center of the county governmentSimilarity/Difference: NoneSentence: Iredellʼs county seat is in Statesville.Ordinance- Local lawsDifference: Federal lawSentence: Ordinances are laws that are enforced locally.Incorporate- Declared municipality and has given a region a charterSimilarity/Difference: NoneSentence: NoneCharter- Basic rules of municipal governmentSimilarity/Difference: NoneSentence: A charter puts government into place.Home Rule- Amendments adopted by local governmentsDifference: Federal lawSentence: Home rules is the amendments that have been adopted by the localgovernment.At-Large Election- Voters can vote for all members of the boardDifference: Presidential ElectionsSentence: During the at-large election, Sam voted for all the members of the board.Chapter 14 - Section TwoPublic Policy- Rules and guidelinesSimilarity/Difference: NoneSentence: Public policy are the rules and guidelines that must be followed.Special District- Government section that focuses on a special functionSimilarity/Difference: NoneSentence: Special Districts are specialized sections within the government that focuson one topic.Chapter 14 - Section ThreeBalanced Budget- All of the expenditures of the stateSimilarity: BudgetSentence: The balanced budget is the budget of the state.Tara Pawlyk Friday, May 17, 2013 7:37:35 AM ET 04:0c:ce:d3:10:88

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