4 Purposes of Government

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4 Purposes of Government

-maintain Social Order
-provide Public Services
-make Economic Decisions
-provide National Security


The study of the rights and duties of citizenship


Institution through which the state maintains social order, provides public services, and enforces decisions that are binding on all people living within the state...SPEN


-Originated in athens, Greece in 510 BC
-Means "power of the people"
-Cleisthenes introduced idea of Democracy
-Direct Democracy...all citizens participate in government, choose officials, and pass laws


Before Christ/Before Common Era
-same time period


Anno Domini (the year of our Lord)/Common Era
-same time period

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