The notion of democracy deficit within the European Union has been widely used referring to a variety of factors affecting the European democratic process. Before to move forward into the critical assessment of those factors, it is worth to mention where the concept of democracy comes from and how the European Union has approached it since its establishment.

The term democracy comes from the Greek term demos (=people) and its literal translation to English would be “rule by the people”; it therefore

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FASCISM AND NATIONALSOCIALISM: Mussolini wrote the principle of work for the national good into the Italian Labor Charter which he promulgated in 1927. The ends of the Italian nation are “superior to those of the separate individuals which comprise it”. “Work in all its forms… is a social duty”. Production “has a single object, namely, the well-being of individuals and the development of national power.// Hitler said in 1928 that  Germany was a people “torn into two parts”. Its

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·What are the two types of skeleton?

Axial skeleton: protects organs (skull, vertebrates, ribs)

Appendicular skeleton: allows movement (shoulders, armsm, legs)

·Type of joints

1.Joints can be classified by structure and function

2.The classification regarding texture is fibrous, cartilaginous and synovial

3.The classification regarding movement is movable, slightly movable and immovable

·Disorder of the skeletal system                  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1. The Federal National Mortgage Association and Government National Mortgage Association

    a. issue mortgages directly to consumers.

    b. provide assistance on down payments to help consumers get into the housing market.

    c. issue mortgage-backed securities to fund the mortgages that they purchase from financial


    d. purchase homes directly from consumers when they are unable to continue making their

        mortgage payments.

Answer: c


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Emily Dickinson (never left home etc.) – nursery rhymes, “Because I could not stop for Death”

Whitman (Romantisism) – Song of myself

“The Lady of Shalott” – Alfred Lord Tennyson (events, lyrical subject, lyrical situation and lyrical character) narrative poetry – may identify lyrical situation which can be converted to events in a novel.

Masterton Grahem – Rules of writing 

“The Three Feathers” – Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm (Simpleton, king, lazy brothers etc)


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1. Historically, which of the following has been a reliable surplus economic unit?

    a. Individuals

    b. Federal government

    c. State and local governments

    d. Corporations

Answer:  a

2. Money was first developed to serve as a _____ _____.

    a. a credit offer

    b. medium of non-exchange

    c. medium of exchange

    d. a debt offer

Answer:  c

3. Which of the following should be classified as a financial asset?

    a. gold

    b. real estate

    c. long-

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