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Grade 8 Humanities - Humans and Ideas: Governance

From World Book Online

Government is an institution that creates and enforces rules and provides services for a group of people. The term government may also refer to the process of ruling or exercising power in a group. Government is one of humanity's oldest and most important institutions. Throughout history, people have created governments. Governments are intended to regulate various forms of conduct. They are also meant to promote the well-being of society as a whole.

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Rupp, Richard E. "Government." World Book Student. World Book, 2015. Web. 21 Nov. 2015.

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