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What is a State?A state is a body of people living in a defined _____________________ with a governmentAs opposed to these _________________:o_________________ - ethnic term: large group of peopleo_________________ - geographic term: particular place, region or area of land4 Characteristics of a State___________________Must have _________________________ doesn’tmatterPeople who make up thestate may or may not be___________________(share customs, language,ethnic backgroundo_______________ -33,203 peopleo______________ -1,379,000,000 people_________________Must have______ withknown andrecognizedboundaries______________- 0.2 squaremiles_____________- 6.6 millionsquare miles_______________________________ andabsolute power withinits own territoryCan decide its ownforeign and domestic_________________One of the maincharacteristics thatdistinguishes the statefrom _____________political units__________________Each state is_______________organized_____________ -the agency thestate uses toaccomplish goalsWhat is Government?Institution which makes and enforces ____________________ ___________________Public policies include _______________, crime, education, health care, transportation, civil rights, etc.Purposes of GovernmentTo Form a More Perfect __________________- In union, there is ___________________To guarantee ___________________and libertiesTo promote the general ___________________of citizensTo Establish ___________________:The law must be reasonable, fair and impartialTo ensure domestic ___________________ (ie: Police, laws):

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Term
Summer
Professor
Kuhnert
Tags
Government, Political Philosophy, Sovereign state, Erwin Chemerinsky

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