Unit 1: Origins of State
Last Modified: 2016-09-01
o a political community that occupies a definite territory and has an organized government with the power to make and enforce laws without approval from any higher authority
Any sizable group of people united by common bonds of race, language, custom, tradition, and sometimes religion
Divine Right Theory
government gives all key powers to the national or central government
1.Sets out the idea that the people believe in and share
2.Establishes basic structure of government and defines governments powers and duties
3.Provides supreme law for country
economic decisions are made by buyers(consumers) and seller(producers)
1. Sellers own businesses that produce goods and services
2.Buyers pay for those goods and services that they believe best fits their needs
3.Question of what to produce is determine by buyers and sellers and not government
Under this system, citizens have basic democratic right like freedom of speech, free elections but in economic sphere government owns key large industries and makes economic decision for everyone's benefits
Unitary: all key powers to the national of the central government.
Confederacy: loose union of independent states.
Majority rules with Minority Rights - Relocation Camps
Free elections: One person, One vote
Competing in Political parties
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