Understanding Governments

A Guide on the Government

For a long time in history, it has been necessary that the human behavior is governed. Some fundamental freedoms and rights are granted to each person. There are people who in the process of exercising the right and freedom and up abusing the written freedom of other people and the need for a limitation when it comes to the right and freedom used. One of the definitions of a government is that it is a system that has been set up with the primary purpose of governing a specific community or state of people.

There are government systems across the world, but they are of different types.Democracy type of government system where the general people are citizens of a country exercises their power directly through choosing representatives to make decisions for them. There are other types of governments where the government is hereditary for instance, the people that govern the people are people of nobility, wealthy, military, corporate religious to name but a few. There are government systems that are based on dictatorship where a person decides to rule by themselves without consulting of being elected by the citizens.

A number government consist of three component that is the legislature, executive, and judiciary. The executive branch of the government, there is a president who is elected by the people to rule for a specific number of years. When a person is elected president of a state, to means that they are in charge of creating foreign relations with other states and also the commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces. The judiciary of a country consists of the different levels of courts which are primarily meant to ensure that the laws of the country are executed and followed accordingly by the citizens and other branch of the government.On the hand, legislature branch of the government is the Congress of the federal government that is responsible for creating the laws of the state. The legislature branch of the government has been infested with a lot of powers such as making the laws, leaving the taxes, declaring war, printing the money and also controlling the federal budget.

One of the duties that a government should ensure the performance is to ensure that the citizens of enough access to public services. The cases of government officials or employees mishandling the public resources are many. For example, William Kip Ward was found to of misused the public resources for his gain leading to the loss of his work. Most of the public services are financed by the funds that are levied by the government on the citizens which is the main source of finances.