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types of governments

unitary, federal, confederation, autocracy, democracy, oligarchy

power is held by one central authority Unitary
association of dependent states that keep most of their power but give a small amount to a central government. Confederation
power is divided between one central and several regional authorities Autocratic, oligarchic, theocracy, or democratic Federal
government where one person possesses unlimited power, citizen participation is low Autocratic
government by the few, small group control, citizen participation is low oligarchy
government led by religious leaders Theocracy
power to the people, voting, citizen participation is high! democratic
dictator Autocratic
rule of a few oligarchy
voting democratic
rule of one autocratic
dominate clique or clan oligarchy
presidential & parliamentary democratic
absolute monarchy autocracy
group gains power by wealth or social status oligarchy
rule of all democracy
Hitler autocracy
power is govern is in the hands of a small group oligarchy
freedom and equality are valued democracy
person usually inherits power or gets it by military force autocracy
decisions based n the majority democracy
candidates may express their views freely democracy
power to govern is held by one person autocracy
citizen has limited role in government autocracy
Democracy In a ___________, the government is elected by the people. Everyone who is eligible to vote has a chance to have their say over who runs the country. It is distinct from governments controlled by a particular social class or group
Autocracy Government by a single person having unlimited power; despotism (domination through threat of punishment and violence) .
Oligarchy A government in which a few people such as a dominant clan or clique have power.
Monarchy A __________ has a king, queen, emperor or empress. The ruling position can be passed on to the ruler’s heirs. In some traditional _________, the monarch has absolute power.
Anarchy __________ is a situation where there is no government. This can happen after a civil war in a country, when a government has been destroyed and rival groups are fighting to take its place.
Revolutionary If a government is overthrown by force, the new ruling group is sometimes called a _____________ government
This form of government is elected by the people and everyone is eligible to vote. Democracy
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