A written plan of government
a system of rule in which formal and effective limits are placed on the powers of the government
government by the people
the lawmaking branch of the British government
A form of government in which the people select representatives to govern them and make laws.
A constitution that is not a single written document. They consist of a combination of written laws and precedents
constitutions that include elements of the rule of one, the few, and the many
A form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)
A philosopher responsible for the Social Contract theory .
English philosopher who advocated the idea of a "social contract" in which government powers are derived from the consent of the governed and in which the government serves the people; also said people have natural rights to life, liberty and property.
State of Nature
The basis of natural rights philosophy; a state of nature is the condition of people living in a situation without man-made government, rules, or laws.
A greek Philosopher who defined the 3 functions of every country.