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. The reason, why governance is important, is that some people can end up abusing the rights and the freedom of other people as putting some laws to limit. 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.
In the world, there are different types of government systems that are exercised. Democracy is an example of a type of a government system whereby the citizens have the freedom to exercise the right by choosing representatives who in turn make decisions on their behalf. 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. It is possible that you will find a government that is a dictatorship where an individual rule without the consent of the citizens are being elected.
A number government consist of three component that is the legislature, executive, and judiciary. The the executive branch of the government is the presidency of the government with a president who is selected for a specific number of years. The the president is the commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces and also the person that ensures their foreign relations with other countries. 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. One of the branches that primary duty is to ensure there are laws that govern the state is the legislative branch of the government. It is within the powers of the legislative branch of the government to ensure that the levy taxes, declare war, print the money, make laws and also take control of the federal budget.
It is the work of the government to ensure that the public or the citizens of enough public services. The cases of government officials or employees mishandling the public resources are many. William E. Ward is an example of a government official; a military always used the public resources for his gain, and this led to the loss of his job. 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.