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Members of both political parties peacefully march together

What does being a good citizen mean? Being a good citizen means that you participate in your country’s democracy or government. First, you must follow the laws of your nation, state, town, and school. The laws make people responsible for following the common rules of a society. It is important to follow a common set of rules so that the society can function. This includes paying taxes, getting an education to a certain degree, and treating one another justly, whether it is for business or social circumstances. Every one of these responsibilities has a reason. For example, paying taxes allows society to have money to provide services for the common good. Education gives people the skills they need to get a job and make enough money to eat. Treating each other respectfully and justly, being tolerant of each other, is necessary for living together peacefully and in harmony. People need to be informed about the responsibilities they have as a community member, in order for society to continue to run smoothly. With responsibilities come rights, which include the right to vote for a political leader, and freedom of speech (that is the freedom to express your ideas). In conclusion, good citizens need to have a solid understanding of these ideas.

What is the most effective style of government and why? The most effective style of government is dictatorship. Dictatorship is the most effective style of government because it is very efficient, and decisions are made faster and easier than most other forms of government. It is more efficient, because there is no other person or part of government that can check the dictator’s power. Decisions are made faster due to the fact that there is no opportunity to debate with other forms of government. Without separation of power, there is no limit on the dictator’s authority. The dictator is the only power, and there is nobody to object to his laws and the rules he creates. This is called an unlimited government, where there is no limit to the government’s power. The dictator can do whatever he wants, which may result in a good event. In conclusion, dictatorship is the most efficient because there are no limits placed on the leader’s power, and because of that, nobody can object to the decisions made by the dictator. Even though dictatorship may be the most efficient form of government, it is not the most just and fair. Dictators can ignore rights of the minority, rule of law, consent of the governed, and other limits of government.

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