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1 what is civics(3)

  1. 1. What is Civics?-Civics -Study of Citizenship and Government-Citizen-Government
  2. 2. The Common Good--The ultimate role of the government is to do the greatest good to the greatest number of people without harming others
  3. 3. Why We Need Gov’t?-Make laws-Keep Order-Provide Services-prevent anarchy -the absence of any form of government
  4. 4. Why We Need Gov’t?-Make laws-Keep Order-Provide Services-prevent anarchy -the absence of any form of government
  5. 5. Why We Need Gov’t?-Make laws-Keep Order-Provide Services-prevent anarchy -the absence of any form of government
  6. 6. Levels of Government-National-State-Local County City
  7. 7. Levels of Government-National-State-Local County City
  8. 8. Levels of Government-National-State-Local County City
  9. 9. Democracy-republics-- rule by the consent of the people-democracy -direct democracy-a form of government where each citizens has an actual say in the affairs of government -representative democracy-a form of government where citizens elect representatives to make decisions for them
  10. 10. Democracy-republics-- rule by the consent of the people-democracy -direct democracy-a form of government where each citizens has an actual say in the affairs of government -representative democracy-a form of government where citizens elect representatives to make decisions for them
  11. 11. Monarchy-monarchy- -form of government led by a king or a queen-absolute monarchy-limited monarchy
  12. 12. Socialist-socialist-Type of government where individuals and government share ownership in major businesses and government takes on a greater role in citizen’s lives.
  13. 13. Communist-communist-Type of government where the government owns and controls all aspects of life for its citizens
  14. 14. Authoritarian-dictatorship-Type of government that is usually controlled by one person who allows very little freedom or opposition-totalitarianism-Form of government where little freedom or opposition is allowed-oligarchy-Government that is ruled by a small group of people
  15. 15. Religious-theocracy-Type of government that is ruled by religious leaders

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