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Unit 1 Study Guide 1. What word do we use for the institution created by a society to create and enforce public policies? Government 2. List the five purposes of government? Provision of public servic, resolution of conflict, Maintenance of public order, Protection, responsibility for a stable economy 3. If a nation-state experiences rioting in its major cities, what purpose has its government failed to perform? Resolution of domestic conflict 4. What is the name for that portion of the U.S Constitution that explains the purposes of the United States government? The Preamble 5. Define Government The Governing body of a nation, state, or community 6. "If a man has destroyed the eye of another free man, his own eye shall be destroyed." This excerpt is from which document? The Code of Hammurabi 7. Which theory about the origins of government holds that government was first imposed by force? Force Theory 8. Why is John Locke an important name to know? He was an important philosopher 9. Which term is applied to the ability to control the actions of others? Power 10. What is authority? The power or right to give orders, make decisions, and enforce obedience. 11. What are the defining characteristics of a nation state?
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