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Understanding Governments

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A Guide on the Government

For a long time in history, it has been necessary that the human behavior is governed. Some fundamental freedoms and rights are granted to each person. This the need to govern the use of the rights and the freedom because some people in the process of exercising their right and freedom and up abusing the right and the freedoms of the other people. One of the definitions of a government is that it is a system that has been set up with the primary purpose of governing a specific community or state of people.

There are government systems across the world, but they are of different types. One of the examples of types of government is a democratic government where the power is given to the citizens by which the choose representatives who will be making decisions on them. There are other governments where the power is infested on one person who has a class in the society. For example nobility, the wealthy, the military, corporate religious to name but a few. There are government systems that are based on dictatorship where a person decides to rule by themselves without consulting of being elected by the citizens.

Most countries in the world of normal government where there are three components that is the judiciary, legislature, and executive system. The executive branch of the government is where the citizens elect the president who is given limited to rule the people for a specific number of years by which they are elected, or other people are elected. When a president is elected to rule over a state, they become the people that represent the country in other foreign relations and also the commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces. The judiciary of a country consists of the different levels of courts which are primarily meant to ensure that the laws of the country are executed and followed accordingly by the citizens and other branch of the government. Legislature is the branch of government that consists of the Congress which is responsible for matters of creating the laws of our state. It is within the powers of the legislative branch of the government to ensure that the levy taxes, declare war, print the money, make laws and also take control of the federal budget.

One of the duties that a government should ensure the performance is to ensure that the citizens of enough access to public services. There are many cases of government staff or employees who of abused the public resources.For example, William Kip Ward was found to of misused the public resources for his gain leading to the loss of his work. it is also important to note that most of the government systems in the world use taxes as the general of getting finances to fund different public services.

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