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chapter 1-4 answers - 1 Government institutions and...

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1. Government – institutions and procedures through which a land and its people are ruled Autocracy – a form of government in which a single individual rules Oligarchy – a form of government in which a small group of landowners, military officials, or wealthy merchants controls most of the governing decisions Democracy – a system of rule that permits citizens to play a significant part in the governmental process, usually through the selection of key public officials Constitutional government – a system of rule in which formal and effective limits are placed on the powers of the government Authoritarian government – a system of rule in which the government recognizes no formal limits but may nevertheless be restrained by the power of other social institutions Totalitarian government – a system of rule in which the government recognizes no formal limits on its power and seeks to absorb or eliminate other social institutions that might challenge it 2. Citizens influence the government through politics 3. Government in the US has changed to provide rights to its citizens and give more power to the federal government. 4. Free riding has been a problem with collective action. Coercion and creating laws helps solve the free rider problem. 5.
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