What is a state and what are its characteristics?

The state governs the affairs of society and it is the people who created the state.
The state is a unified system for managing the most important affairs of society, a way of organizing political power in the country. The main features of the state are: the presence of a certain territory, sovereignty, a broad social base, a monopoly on legitimate violence, the right to collect taxes, the public nature of power, the presence of state symbols.

Remember: The process of learning a person lasts a lifetime. The value of the same knowledge for different people may be different, it is determined by their individual characteristics and needs. Therefore, knowledge is always needed at any age and position.