Common Terms

PATRIOT:
one who loves his or her country and supports its authority and interests

PATRIOTISM:
love for or devotion to one’s country

NATIONALISM:
loyalty and devotion to a nation; especially :
a sense of national consciousness exalting one nation above all others and placing primary emphasis on promotion of its culture and interests as opposed to those of other nations or supranational groups

a nationalist movement or government

NATIONALIST:
an advocate of or believerin nationalism

a member of a political party or group advocating national independence or strong national government

of, relating to, or advocating nationalism

of, relating to, or being a political group advocating or associated with nationalism

LIBERTARIAN:
a person who believes that people should be allowed to do and say what they want without any interference from the government

an advocate of the doctrine of free will a

a person who upholds the principles of individual liberty especially of thought and action

CONSERVATIVE:
believing in the value of established and traditional practices in politics and society

relating to or supporting political conservatism

not liking or accepting changes or new ideas

of or relating to a philosophy of conservatism

of or constituting a political party professing the principles of conservatism: as (1) : of or constituting a party advocating support of established institutions (2) : PROGRESSIVE CONSERVATIVE (a) : tending or disposed to maintain existingviews, conditions, or institutions : TRADITIONAL (b) : marked by moderation or caution (c) : marked by or relating to traditional norms of taste, elegance, style, or manners

FREEDOM:
the quality or state of being free: as
(a): the absence of necessity, coercion, or constraint in choice or action
(b): liberation from slavery or restraint or from the power of another : INDEPENDENCE
(c): the quality or state of being exempt or released usually from something onerous
(d): EASE, FACILITY
(e): the quality of being frank, open, or outspoken
(f): improper familiarity
(g): boldness of conception or execution
(h): unrestricted use

LIBERTY:
the state or condition of people who are able to act and speak freely

the power to do or choose what you want to

a political right

the quality or state of being free:
a : the power to do as one pleases
b : freedom from physical restraint
c : freedom from arbitrary or despotic control
d : the positive enjoyment of various social, political, or economic rights and privileges
e : the power of choice

Advertisements
%d bloggers like this: