This preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.
This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.View Full Document
Unformatted text preview: Web Quiz Chapter 1 1.The term politics can be defined as: b. both the process of resolving conflicts and deciding 'who gets what, when, and how' and the struggle over power or influence within organizations or informal groups that can grant or withhold benefits or privileges. 2.The term government can be defined as an institution in which decisions are made that resolve conflicts or allocate benefits and privileges. True 3. The term institution refers to: an ongoing organization that performs certain functions for society. 4. The greatest freedom of the individual that is consistent with the freedom of other individuals in society is referred to as Liberty . See page 5 5. Ultimately, the government's authority , or the right and power of a government to enforce its decisions and compel obedience, rests on its control of the armed forces and the police....
View Full Document
- Spring '09