My Civic Life

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Political science is having knowledge of the political system and surveying political activity and behavior. The basis for political science is civic life, politics, and government. The civic life I have started at a young age when I went to one of George W. Bush campaign events and a democratic campaign event to get both sides of the coin, which many people do not end up seeing. My great-grandparents worked in the voting poll booths for their communities. My great uncle, Glenn Kiecker, worked for Walter Mondale, who was a Minnesotan Senator and Vice President under President Jimmy Carter. My civic life closely ties in politics and government, as it does and should for everyone living in the United States. Civic life is the life of a citizen …show more content…
The government is usually in charge of or responsible for making and enforcing the laws, protecting its population from threats; such as terrorists and other nations. They also manage the currency, and in addition to that they can set tax rates and may manage investment practices. The government provides for it’s people. The United State does all of this. Government is how a country is run. The United states government is a democracy. America’s government to be more specific, is an indirect democracy, is where citizens choose their representatives. The government’s power and civic responsibility materialize from all of the citizens or elected officials. It’s job is to preserve the individual’s basic human rights by law. Examples of these are freedom of speech and religion. Our government is run by a majority rule, the concept that the greater number should exercise greater power. A democratic society like the United States believes in tolerance, compromise, and cooperation. By the words of Mahatma …show more content…
Why yes, of course. Different types of constitutional government are; shared power system and parliamentary system. The shared power system is a political orchestration where opposing groups in society participate in government, an example being the United States. The Parliamentary system is a structure of government where power to assemble and execute law is held by parliament. Parliament is a legislative body in a specific country, and one of the most prominent examples is Britain. These systems all are ways to organize a constitutional

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