Vocabulary Presentation 4
by Rachel Pomerantz 1B
The _______ of Athens laid the foundation for modern Western civilization as one of the first communities to democratically decide its leaders.
-an organized society having a specific form of government
-can be a nation, state, church, or other organization
-from Greek words polis (city) and politikos (citizen)
regime, country, community
anarchy, disorder, solitude
Which sentence uses a form of polity incorrectly?
B. The new Pope has challenged the rigid, antiquated structure of church polity.
C. An important function of any polity is foreign relations, or dealing with outside organizations and governments.
D. The polity of different opinions enriched the debate about NSA surveillance.