POLS 010 Chapter Notes - Chapter Chapter 1: Natural And Legal Rights, Liberal Democracy, Limited Government

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Reparations a concept or tool for providing monetary payments to members of aggrieved groups based on past wrongful actions against them or their ancestors. The u. s. government is built on a foundation with values that are expressed in phrases such as all men are created equal ; life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness ; and. The government controls the behaviors and manage the conflicts that arise when people interact. The government is a social institution that controls the behavior of people; the political and administrative hierarchy of an organized state. It does this by managing conflicts, establishing order, and devising rules and regulations. More concretely, the government is the entity that has the authority to make decisions for you and all those who live in a political unit, such as a country, a state, or a city. When we speak of the government, we refer to those individuals who make up that political and administrative hierarchy.

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