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UNF FOR ME!
Copyright 2012 Mocomi & Anibrain Digital Technologies Pvt. Ltd. All Rights Reserved.©
What is
government?
Civi...
What is
government?
The question here is actually- who is a government? The
Merriam Webster dictionary defines ‘government...
First take the example of your home. It is not easy for a
child to do everything themselves. They require their
parents to...
The rules of your school like not cheating during an exam
or submitting someone else's work as your own make it so
that ev...
Who makes these laws?
In a democracy, groups of people come together to elect a
leader that represent their social and eco...
And who are these people?
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If Gotham city is troubl...
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  1. 1. UNF FOR ME! Copyright 2012 Mocomi & Anibrain Digital Technologies Pvt. Ltd. All Rights Reserved.© What is government? Civics for kids mocomi.com/learn/civics/
  2. 2. What is government? The question here is actually- who is a government? The Merriam Webster dictionary defines ‘government’ as a system by which a state, nation or community is governed. In everyday talk, a government is something that makes the law of the land and ensures that all the people in that nation or community are treated fairly by those laws. Introduction Why have laws and rules? UNF FOR ME! Copyright 2012 Mocomi & Anibrain Digital Technologies Pvt. Ltd. All Rights Reserved.© Some things just work better when there is a system that administrates these laws. For example, take your school or even your home. G overnment Law Government Law
  3. 3. First take the example of your home. It is not easy for a child to do everything themselves. They require their parents to provide food, call the electrician, go to the bank so you can focus on stuff like school and having fun. Like your parents take care of the house around you, The government takes care of the roads, crime, sanitation basically all the big stuff that is harder for households to handle. UNF FOR ME! Copyright 2012 Mocomi & Anibrain Digital Technologies Pvt. Ltd. All Rights Reserved.© What is government? parents take care of child government takes care of the roads, crime
  4. 4. The rules of your school like not cheating during an exam or submitting someone else's work as your own make it so that everyone is being treated fairly. Your teachers are like the part of the government that ensures the laws are followed correctly. UNF FOR ME! Copyright 2012 Mocomi & Anibrain Digital Technologies Pvt. Ltd. All Rights Reserved.© Do not cheat during exam Why are these laws made? For the social and economic welfare of all members of the community. What is government?
  5. 5. Who makes these laws? In a democracy, groups of people come together to elect a leader that represent their social and economic needs. The representatives are usually part of a larger group of people known as a party. UNF FOR ME! Copyright 2012 Mocomi & Anibrain Digital Technologies Pvt. Ltd. All Rights Reserved.© People who come together in parties have similar ideas and philosophies of what role the government should play. The people they represent are known as constituents and the region is called a constituency. What is government?
  6. 6. And who are these people? UNF FOR ME! Copyright 2012 Mocomi & Anibrain Digital Technologies Pvt. Ltd. All Rights Reserved.© Elections are held at different levels of government to elect the people in charge of governance. For example, the mayor is elected at city level and is in charge of city-wide matters only while a Chief Minister is elected at state-level and focuses on issues that concern the entire state. This ensures that the interests of all segments of the community are taken care of. What is government?
  7. 7. UNF FOR ME! Copyright 2012 Mocomi & Anibrain Digital Technologies Pvt. Ltd. All Rights Reserved.© If Gotham city is troubled by gangsters, then the Mayor of Gotham arranges for a larger police force to counter it. Another part of the city has a number of poor refugees, so he would be the one to talk to about getting some more low cost housing for them. The mayor also asks the legislator of the State for help, if required. What is government?
  8. 8. PROJECT UNF FOR ME! Copyright 2012 Mocomi & Anibrain Digital Technologies Pvt. Ltd. All Rights Reserved.© Find out the names of the following people The mayor of your city The representatives of your constituency from different parties The members of parliament The chief minister of your state The prime minister and the president. Find out how many people make up the 2 houses of the government known as the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha. What is government? For more Educational articles and video for kids, visit: mocomi.com/learn/

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