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5 Main Purposes of Government
What's the first and most important pu…
What's the second purpose of government?
What's the third purpose of government?
What's the fourth purpose of government?
Maintenance of Public Order
Protection
Resolution of Social Conflict
Responsibility for a Stable Economy
What's the first and most important pu…
Maintenance of Public Order
What's the second purpose of government?
Protection
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5 Main Purposes of Government
What's the first and most important pu…
What's the second purpose of government?
What's the third purpose of government?
What's the fourth purpose of government?
Maintenance of Public Order
Protection
Resolution of Social Conflict
Responsibility for a Stable Economy
What's the first and most important pu…
Maintenance of Public Order
What's the second purpose of government?
Protection
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5 of the Purposes of Government
Provide Public Service
Promote Rule of Law
Protect Individual Rights
Prepare for a Common Defense
Providing important services like health care, education, san…
Rule of Law is the principle that law should govern a nation.…
Each individual has the liberty to pursue life and goals with…
This is supports the idea that it is the governments responsi…
Provide Public Service
Providing important services like health care, education, san…
Promote Rule of Law
Rule of Law is the principle that law should govern a nation.…
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5 Major Purposes of Government
National Defense
National Defense examples
Maintaining Public Order
Maintaining Public Order examples
- provides protection; defends citizens from outside threats…
- army, navy, weapons, Homeland Security
-protect people and property from harms by others within coun…
- laws, police, FBI, courts, prisons
National Defense
- provides protection; defends citizens from outside threats…
National Defense examples
- army, navy, weapons, Homeland Security
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5 purposes of the democratic government
protect rights
protect rights
protect rights
promote rule of law
fair trial
right to vote
free speech
ensure public safety
protect rights
fair trial
protect rights
right to vote
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Purposes of Government
Provide Public Services
Protect Rights
Common Good
Prepare for a common defense
Things people need like safe water, schools, roads.
Rights of citizens. Rights cannot be taken away. Right to vot…
Good for most people.
Government need to be able to defend themselves. Keep Citizen…
Provide Public Services
Things people need like safe water, schools, roads.
Protect Rights
Rights of citizens. Rights cannot be taken away. Right to vot…
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The Purposes of Government
Preamble
Framers
We the People
Establish Justice
a preliminary introduction to a statute or constitution (usua…
Group of delegates who drafted the United States Constitution…
Popular sovereignty principle that the government is ruled by…
create laws that are reasonable, fair, and impartial
Preamble
a preliminary introduction to a statute or constitution (usua…
Framers
Group of delegates who drafted the United States Constitution…
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FHSBoyd (C1C) 5 Purposes of Government
Protect Citizens
Regulate the Economy
Provide Government Services & Goods
Create (Levy) Taxes
Local Police, Fire Department, FBI, CIA, NSA, FDA, DOD
SEC, Federal Reserve, Wall Street Bailout
Electricity, Water Utility, Roads, Air Traffic Control, Stude…
Income Tax, Sales Tax, Estate Taxes
Protect Citizens
Local Police, Fire Department, FBI, CIA, NSA, FDA, DOD
Regulate the Economy
SEC, Federal Reserve, Wall Street Bailout
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Purposes of Government
Government
Bands
Laws
Economy
The institution created by a society to make and enforce publ…
Small groups of families who live together in a certain area.
Rules made by governments.
The way a society makes, distributes and consumes goods and s…
Government
The institution created by a society to make and enforce publ…
Bands
Small groups of families who live together in a certain area.
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The Purposes of Government
Preamble
Framers
We the People
Establish Justice
a preliminary introduction to a statute or constitution (usua…
Group of delegates who drafted the United States Constitution…
Popular sovereignty principle that the government is ruled by…
create laws that are reasonable, fair, and impartial
Preamble
a preliminary introduction to a statute or constitution (usua…
Framers
Group of delegates who drafted the United States Constitution…
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Purposes of Government
Consent of the Governed
Civil Liberties
Rights
Requirements
An "agreement" between you and your government
Rights provided by the Constitution but isn't free
Life, Liberty, Happiness
Obey the Law, Pay Taxes, Be loyal to your government
Consent of the Governed
An "agreement" between you and your government
Civil Liberties
Rights provided by the Constitution but isn't free
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The Purposes of Government
Protect Rights
Promote Rule Of Law
Prepare For A Common Defense
Provide Public Services
Right to a fair trial, right to vote, right to free speech
Enforce laws fairly and ensure public safety
Keep a strong military, build alliances with other nations
Build roads, set trade and safety standards, provide education
Protect Rights
Right to a fair trial, right to vote, right to free speech
Promote Rule Of Law
Enforce laws fairly and ensure public safety
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purposes of government
protect rights
protect rights
protect rights
promote rule of law
People may speak out against the government by writing letter…
People accused of a crime have a right to a trial
The government cannot punish those who disagree with the Pres…
Park rangers do not allow for large fires to prevent forest f…
protect rights
People may speak out against the government by writing letter…
protect rights
People accused of a crime have a right to a trial
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Origins and Purpose of Law and Government: 5 of 5
14th (Fourteenth) Amendment
Eighth Amendment
Fifth Amendment
Fourth Amendment
an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that defines citizenshi…
an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that provides freedom f…
an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that provides protectio…
an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that provides freedom f…
14th (Fourteenth) Amendment
an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that defines citizenshi…
Eighth Amendment
an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that provides freedom f…
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Purpose of Government
Provide National Security
provide public services
provide for an economic system
provide social order
this would include the military and national guard
this would include school, road, postal services. etc
this would include regulating trade and the money supply
this would include the police and fire depatment
Provide National Security
this would include the military and national guard
provide public services
this would include school, road, postal services. etc
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The Purposes of Government
government
power
policy
state
the formal structures and institutions through which a territ…
the government's authority and ability to get things done.
any decision made by government in pursuit of a particular go…
a political unit made up by a group of people that lives with…
government
the formal structures and institutions through which a territ…
power
the government's authority and ability to get things done.
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Purposes of government
4 main purpose
maintaining social order
local laws
state laws
1. to maintain social order ... 2. to provide public services ... 3…
1 create and enforce laws on local, state, and national level…
speed limits, curfew
driving age, murder laws
4 main purpose
1. to maintain social order ... 2. to provide public services ... 3…
maintaining social order
1 create and enforce laws on local, state, and national level…
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The Purpose of Government
Government
Power
Policy
State
Formal Institutions and processes through which decisions are…
Governments authority and ability to get things done
Any decision made by Government in pursuit of a particular goal
A political community that occupies a definite territory and…
Government
Formal Institutions and processes through which decisions are…
Power
Governments authority and ability to get things done
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Purposes of Government
What are the four purposes of gov?
what is maintaining social order
What is public services
What is national security?
maintain social order, provide public services, national secu…
creating laws on all levels
providing us with important services
protecting our borders
What are the four purposes of gov?
maintain social order, provide public services, national secu…
what is maintaining social order
creating laws on all levels
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Purposes of Government
Citizen
Consent of Government
Declaration Of Independence
Rights
member of a political society
agreement between you and the government
a document stating our rights, requirements and responsibilit…
life, liberty and happiness
Citizen
member of a political society
Consent of Government
agreement between you and the government
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purpose of government
purposes of government
declaration of independence
articles of confederation
constitution
national security,public services economic system social order
1776 statement, issued by the Second Continental Congress, ex…
A weak constitution that governed America during the Revoluti…
A written plan of government
purposes of government
national security,public services economic system social order
declaration of independence
1776 statement, issued by the Second Continental Congress, ex…
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Origins and Purpose of Law and Government: I of 5
Enlightenment
Founding Fathers
natural law
natural rights
a period in European history when many educated people stress…
representatives from each of the 13 colonies who participated…
laws passed by government to protect natural rights
the belief that individuals are born with basic rights that c…
Enlightenment
a period in European history when many educated people stress…
Founding Fathers
representatives from each of the 13 colonies who participated…
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Purpose of government
State of Nature
Social Contract
Consent of the governed
Natural Rights
a condition in which no governments or laws existed at all
an implicit agreement among the members of a society to coope…
power to govern comes from the people
John Locke's idea that all humans are born with rights, which…
State of Nature
a condition in which no governments or laws existed at all
Social Contract
an implicit agreement among the members of a society to coope…
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Purposes of government
anarchy
authoritarian
autocracy
bicameral
a state of disorder due to absence or nonrecognition of autho…
favoring or enforcing strict obedience to authority, especial…
a system of government by one person with absolute power.
(of a legislative body) having two branches or chambers.
anarchy
a state of disorder due to absence or nonrecognition of autho…
authoritarian
favoring or enforcing strict obedience to authority, especial…
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Purposes of Government
The Preamble
Were what the writers of the Constitut…
Secure the blessings of libery
To promote the general welfare
What is the introductory paragraph to the United States Const…
The purposes of government-to form a more perfect union, to e…
Which purpose of government states it is the government's job…
Which purpose of government states it is the responsibility o…
The Preamble
What is the introductory paragraph to the United States Const…
Were what the writers of the Constitut…
The purposes of government-to form a more perfect union, to e…
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Purposes Of Government
Maintaining Social Order
Rights
Citizens
Civil Liberties
Create and enforce laws on local, state, and national levels
These are provided to us, or secured to us, in the amendments…
Members of a political society, U.S.A. , Maryland , Snow Hill
Your rights provided by the constitution these are provided t…
Maintaining Social Order
Create and enforce laws on local, state, and national levels
Rights
These are provided to us, or secured to us, in the amendments…
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Purposes of government
Scarcity
Social Conflict
Politics
Government
Short supply
Struggle for power and authority in governments
Representatives in a government
the governing body of a nation, state, or country
Scarcity
Short supply
Social Conflict
Struggle for power and authority in governments
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Purposes of Government
Protect Rights
Rule of Law
Public services
Support Economy
People have the right to speak out against the government wit…
On January 1, 1968, a law that said you had to wear your seat…
The garbage pickup (truck) picks up your garbage and disposes…
The government trades / makes trade agreements with other nat…
Protect Rights
People have the right to speak out against the government wit…
Rule of Law
On January 1, 1968, a law that said you had to wear your seat…
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Purposes of Government
ensure peace
within borders
create laws
enforce laws
keep order
keep order
keep order
keep order
ensure peace
keep order
within borders
keep order
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Purposes of Government
Protect rights
Protect rights
Protect rights
Promote rule of law
right to a fair trial, right to vote, right to free speech
If you get a parking ticket you do not agree with, you can ap…
If you do not like how the president rules the country, you c…
enforce laws fairly and ensure public
Protect rights
right to a fair trial, right to vote, right to free speech
Protect rights
If you get a parking ticket you do not agree with, you can ap…
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purposes of government
right to vote
ensure public safety
building alliances
build roads
protect rights
rule of law
common defense
public services
right to vote
protect rights
ensure public safety
rule of law
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The Purpose of Government
authority
commerce
federal
government
The power and/or right to enforce obedience and make decision…
The business and exchange of goods by purchase, trade, or sale.
Government formed by a union of smaller groups (states) in ag…
A system of authority over a group of people.
authority
The power and/or right to enforce obedience and make decision…
commerce
The business and exchange of goods by purchase, trade, or sale.
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FHSBoyd (C1C) 5 Purposes of Government
Protect Citizens
Regulate the Economy
Provide Government Services & Goods
Create (Levy) Taxes
Local Police, Fire Department, FBI, CIA, NSA, FDA, DOD
SEC, Federal Reserve, Wall Street Bailout
Electricity, Water Utility, Roads, Air Traffic Control, Stude…
Income Tax, Sales Tax, Estate Taxes
Protect Citizens
Local Police, Fire Department, FBI, CIA, NSA, FDA, DOD
Regulate the Economy
SEC, Federal Reserve, Wall Street Bailout
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5.5 What is the purpose of government?
public goods
private property
sovereign state
natural rights
Goods and services that government supplies to its citizens t…
property owned by individuals or companies, not by the govern…
independent and free from all external control
assumes that human beings are born with certain natural right…
public goods
Goods and services that government supplies to its citizens t…
private property
property owned by individuals or companies, not by the govern…
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purpose of government
state of nature
social contract
Thomas Hobbes
John Locke
no government, no laws, no consequences
an agreement where citizens give up certain rights in return…
argued that people are naturally selfish
argued that the purpose of government is to protect the natur…
state of nature
no government, no laws, no consequences
social contract
an agreement where citizens give up certain rights in return…
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Purposes of Government
Government (definition)
what are the formal institutions of go…
what are the formal processes of gover…
3 main components of government
made up of the formal institutions and processes through whic…
legislative branch, executive branch, judicial branch
lawmaking process, election process, appointment process
people, power, policy
Government (definition)
made up of the formal institutions and processes through whic…
what are the formal institutions of go…
legislative branch, executive branch, judicial branch
Purpose of Government
Protect Rights
Protect Rule of Law
Prepare for a Common Defense
Provide Public Service
Right to fair trial, to vote,and to free speech.
Enforce laws fairly and ensure public safety.
Keep a strong military, build alliances with other nations.
Build roads, set trade and safety standards, and provide educ…
Protect Rights
Right to fair trial, to vote,and to free speech.
Protect Rule of Law
Enforce laws fairly and ensure public safety.
27 terms
The Purpose of Government
Government
Power
Policy
State
Formal Institutions and processes through which decisions are…
Governments authority and ability to get things done
Any decision made by Government in pursuit of a particular goal
A political community that occupies a definite territory and…
Government
Formal Institutions and processes through which decisions are…
Power
Governments authority and ability to get things done
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Origins and Purpose of Law and Government: 2 of 5
taxation without representation
export
levy
import
the idea that it is unfair to tax someone without giving them…
goods sent to another country
to collect by legal authority
goods brought into the country
taxation without representation
the idea that it is unfair to tax someone without giving them…
export
goods sent to another country
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purpose of government
Federalism
Limited Government
Majority Rule
Popular Sovereignty
A system in which power is divided between the national and s…
A principle of constitutional government; a government whose…
Governance according to the expressed preferences of the majo…
A belief that ultimate power resides in the people.
Federalism
A system in which power is divided between the national and s…
Limited Government
A principle of constitutional government; a government whose…
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Origins and Purpose of Law and Government: 4 of 5
checks and balances
constitutional government
impeach
judicial review
a principle of the federal government, according to the U.S.…
a form of government based on a written set of laws that all…
to bring formal charges of wrongdoing against a public offici…
the power of the judicial branch to review the actions of the…
checks and balances
a principle of the federal government, according to the U.S.…
constitutional government
a form of government based on a written set of laws that all…
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Origins and Purpose of Law and Government: 3 of 5
Articles of Confederation
confederation
Constitutional Convention
debt
the first constitution of the United States
a system of government where power is located with the indepe…
a meeting in Philadelphia in 1787 where delegates decided to…
something owed; such as money
Articles of Confederation
the first constitution of the United States
confederation
a system of government where power is located with the indepe…
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Purposes of Government
purposes of government
protection
maintenance of public order
resolution of social conflict
protection, maintenance of public order, resolution of social…
military
police, laws, judges
justice, conflicts between groups
purposes of government
protection, maintenance of public order, resolution of social…
protection
military
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purposes of government
authoritarian
absolute monarchy
autocracy
dictatorship
favoring complete obedience or subjection to authority
a monarchy that is not limited or restrained by laws or const…
government in which one person has uncontrolled or unlimited…
a country, government, or the form of government in which abs…
authoritarian
favoring complete obedience or subjection to authority
absolute monarchy
a monarchy that is not limited or restrained by laws or const…
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purposes of government
the taxes people pay every year go tow…
roads/highways
a recycling truck comes to my neighbor…
provide public services
provide public services
provide public services
the taxes people pay every year go tow…
provide public services
roads/highways
provide public services
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Purposes of Government
Protect Rights
Promote Rule of Law
Provide for the Common Defense
Provide Public Services
A person can go to court if they think the speeding ticket th…
The government can put speed cameras on roads that will ticke…
The U.S. military has troops deployed in Afghanistan to stop…
Roads are payed for by taxpayers.
Protect Rights
A person can go to court if they think the speeding ticket th…
Promote Rule of Law
The government can put speed cameras on roads that will ticke…
14 terms
Purposes of government
Pilar
Republic/Representative Democracy
Social Contract
Monarchy
Te parts that make up a democracy.
Citezins elect leaders to represent their rights and intrests…
An agreement made by the members of a society to cooperate fo…
A king or queen rules the country
Pilar
Te parts that make up a democracy.
Republic/Representative Democracy
Citezins elect leaders to represent their rights and intrests…
20 terms
Purposes of Government
Protection
Protection
Protection
Maintaining Public Order
The United States keeps peace with many countries around the…
U.S. troops prepare for a raid on an Iraqi town where terrori…
U.S. troops are sent to a foreign country to help maintain or…
The government decides to find and deport illegal-immigrants…
Protection
The United States keeps peace with many countries around the…
Protection
U.S. troops prepare for a raid on an Iraqi town where terrori…
37 terms
Purposes of Government
Absolute Monarchy
Anarchy
Authoritarian
Autocracy
a monarchy that is not limited or restrained by laws or a con…
a state of society without government or law
favoring complete obedience or subjection to authority as opp…
government in which one person has uncontrolled or unlimited…
Absolute Monarchy
a monarchy that is not limited or restrained by laws or a con…
Anarchy
a state of society without government or law
23 terms
Purposes Of Government
Protection
Public order
Resolution of social conflicts
Stable economy
Governments responsibility to protect there territory form fo…
Providing emergency relief- hurricane, earthquakes, tidal waves
Conflicts must be resolved by a third party
Governments responsibility for a stable economy
Protection
Governments responsibility to protect there territory form fo…
Public order
Providing emergency relief- hurricane, earthquakes, tidal waves
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