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What is Self government? How the idea of self government come into being?

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Self government can be defined as a system in which is under the control and direction of the civilians (or people living there), rather than any outside authority/government.

In this, the citizens of any country, rule themselves and control their own affairs.

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The idea of self government was come up by Thomas Paine, John Locke and Thomas Jefferson in forming self-government in America. [Read more]

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