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PHILLIPINE GOVERNMENT AND NEW CONSTITUTION
OBJECTIVE OF THE COURSE;
-Education for Citizenship- the task of equipping them to discharge the obligation of democratic
citizenship.
-Essential parts of liberal education- intelligent and responsible citizenship can save democracy;
ignorance and negligence can lose it.
-Knowledge and understanding the government-citizen who knows the answer.
Prelim Period
Part I:
The Concept of State
o State is a community of persons more or less numerous permanently
occupying a definite portion of territory, independent of external control,
and possessing a government to which the great body of inhabitants render
habitual obedience.
From the definition can be derived the four elements of a state:
1. People
2. Government
3. Territory
4. Sovereignty
Theories of the origin of the states
Various theories concerning the origin of a state have been taken into
consideration to fully understand how it came into being.
The various theories of the origin of a state;
A. Divine Right Theory, (divine creation)
B. Force And Necessity Theory, (created through force upon the weak)
C. Social Contract Theory, (deliberate and voluntary compact)

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D. Paternalistic Theory and (enlargement of the family)
E. Evolution Theory. (product of time)
Nation- (ethnic concept) -a group of people bound together with the same
culture, religion and beliefs
Part II:
Elements of State
o A. People
o It is said the most essential, and in fact, the indispensable element of
the state.
o The number of people in state may vary from a few thousand to more
than a billion. No required number.
o But existence of both genders is required for sustainability.
o B. Sovereignty
o It is the supreme uncontrollable power in a state by which the state is
governed.
Dual Aspects of Sovereignty:
1. Internal within the territory
2. External independence
C. Territory
It is the attribute of the state.
It is subdivided into; aerial, terrestrial, and maritime and fluvial.
There are various modes of acquiring territory and some of the conventional
modes are as follows:
1. Discovery
2. Prescription
3. Conquest
4. Cession
o D. Government
It is derived from the Latin word “gubernaculumns” meaning a
rubber, and “gubernare”, which means to steer, direct, or control.

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Module/Outline in PHILLIPINE GOVERNMENT AND NEW CONSTITUTION OBJECTIVE OF THE COURSE; -Education for Citizenship- the task of equipping them to discharge the obligation of democratic citizenship. -Essential parts of liberal education- intelligent and responsible citizenship can save democracy; ignorance and negligence can lose it. -Knowledge and understanding the government-citizen who knows the answer. Prelim Period ✓ Part I: ➢ The Concept of State o State is a community of persons more or less numerous permanently occupying a definite portion of territory, independent of external control, and possessing a government to which the great body of inhabitants render habitual obedience. From the definition can be derived the four elements of a state: 1. 2. 3. 4. People Government Territory Sovereignty Theories of the origin of the states ⎯ Various theories concerning the origin of a state have been taken into consideration to fully understand how it came into being. ⎯ The various theories of the origin of a state; A. Divine Right Theory, (divine creation) B. Force And Necessity Theory, (created through force upon the weak) C. Social Contract Theory, (deliberate and voluntary compact) Page 1 of 10 D. Paternalistic Theory and (enlargement of the family) E. Evolution Theory. (product of time) Nation- (ethnic concept) -a group of people bound together with the same culture, religion and beliefs ✓ Part II: ➢ Elements of State o A. People o It is said the most essent ...
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