Concept of Government 

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In today’s Religious and National Values class, we will be talking about Concept of Government

Concept of Government 

Concept of Government 

Government is the system whereby a group of people governing an organized community, often a state

It also is the body of people who control the public affairs of a nation at the federal, state, and local level.

Tiers of government

The tiers of government include the following:

  1. Federal government- is the body of people who controls the public affairs of a nation at the federal level
  2. State government- is a body of people who controls public affairs of a nation at the state level
  3. Local government- is a body of people who controls public affairs of a nation at the local level. This is also known as the grassroots government. It is the government closest to the people.

Government’s main responsibilities include these:

Maintenance of peace and security: The police force is the main agency of government which protects lives and property. The police maintain peace in society.

Maintenance of law and order: The government ensures that people obey the laws of the country, so that things can work in an orderly way. 

Justice and equity: Government ensures that people get justice whenever they have a problem. It does this by establishing different courts, and employing lawyers and judges. When people have a problem with other people, they can go to court and get fair judgment.

 

Evaluation

How do you define government?

 

Reading Assignment

How many tiers of government do we have? List them 

 

Weekend Assignment

Explain three responsibilities of the government.

 

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