What is the
difference between
a Nation and State?
 Nation comes from the Latin word, “natio”
means “set of people”.
 a Nation is a community of a person living
together b...
 While the State comes from the Latin word “status”,
means “condition”.
 A community of persons more or less numerous,
p...
“ There could be a Nation composed of
different states, or a Nation with only one State.
But a State can only have one Nat...
For example, the States of Iraq, Saudi Arabia,
Kuwait, Syria, and Lebanon belong to the Arab Nation.
And another one, the ...
What are the Elements of the State?
The elements of the State are:
a) People
b) Territory
c) Government and,
d) Sovereignty
What is Government?
The Government is the agency that carries out the will
of the people. Its main objective is to protect...
What is Democratic and Autocratic
Government?
1) Democratic Government:
According to President Abraham Lincolin, “It is
th...
2) Autocratic Government
An autocratic system of government is that the
one whose power and control lodge is in the
monarc...
What are the Different Forms of
Democratic Government?
Presidential System :
The doctrine of separation of powers among th...
Parliamentary form of Government :
The King, Queen, Sultan or Emperor serves as the
head of state, while the Prime Ministe...
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Nation, State & Government

Basic difference about nation, state and government.
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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  • 1. What is the difference between a Nation and State?
  • 2.  Nation comes from the Latin word, “natio” means “set of people”.  a Nation is a community of a person living together bounded by common traits, tradition, values, and possesses a common goal and destiny. From the Latin word, “natio” means “set of people”, a Nation is a community of a person living together bounded by common traits, tradition, values, and possesses a common goal and destiny.
  • 3.  While the State comes from the Latin word “status”, means “condition”.  A community of persons more or less numerous, permanently occupying a definite portion of territory independent of external control and possessing an organized government to which a great body of inhabitants render habitual obedience. (Garner); Political Concept.
  • 4. “ There could be a Nation composed of different states, or a Nation with only one State. But a State can only have one Nation. ”
  • 5. For example, the States of Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Syria, and Lebanon belong to the Arab Nation. And another one, the United States of America has 56 states. During World War II, the Philippines cannot be considered as a state having lost its independence or sovereignty from the Japanese Imperial Army. However, although it cannot be called as a state at the time having lost one of the important elements of a state, it can still be considered as a nation in as much as its people were bound by common traits, tradition, culture and values.
  • 6. What are the Elements of the State? The elements of the State are: a) People b) Territory c) Government and, d) Sovereignty
  • 7. What is Government? The Government is the agency that carries out the will of the people. Its main objective is to protect the people from both external and internal harm. The Government promotes the people’s desire to live in harmony among themselves and to those in other states. The Government may either be democratic or autocratic.
  • 8. What is Democratic and Autocratic Government? 1) Democratic Government: According to President Abraham Lincolin, “It is the government of the people, by the people and for the people and shall not perish on earth.” There are many forms of democratic government.
  • 9. 2) Autocratic Government An autocratic system of government is that the one whose power and control lodge is in the monarch. Like that in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, or a party like that of the Peoples Republic of China.
  • 10. What are the Different Forms of Democratic Government? Presidential System : The doctrine of separation of powers among the branches of government is observed. There is a separation of Executive, Legislative, and Judicial powers among three branches of the government.
  • 11. Parliamentary form of Government : The King, Queen, Sultan or Emperor serves as the head of state, while the Prime Minister serves as the head of government. There is a fusion of executive and legislative power in the Parliament.