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Types of Government

Democracy is a Greek word. Demo means ___. Cracy means ___. people, rule or government. In other words, rule by the people
In a monarchy, the ruler is usually a ____ or _____ and they are _____ into power king, queen, born
A country that whose ruler is more ceremonial and inherits his/her position from a relative AND has a written set of rules, like a constitution is called a ____ _____. constitutional monarcy
In a totalitarian or dictatorship type of government, the leader has full or absolute ___. control
A ____ is a person that holds absolute power in a country dictator
A rule by a few is called an __________. oligarchy
An ____ is usually ruled by a small number of wealthy people or a minority group. oligarchy
The United State's government is a ___. a republic, a democracy, constitutional
Theocracy government that recognizes a God/Gods as the ultimate authority. Religious laws are used to rule the people. It can exist with other forms of government.
representative democracy majority rule where the citizens elect leaders to support their views. If the leader doesn’t fulfill his/her duties, the citizens can vote him/her out of power.
dictatorship a government where one leader has full control over his/her citizen’s power. Power is usually seized or elections are a sham
oligarchy government is run by a few people with an elite membership based on political party, social class, social class or race
autocracy a type of government where one person rules. There are two sub- categories of the major type
anarchy without government or where no person rules, chaos
direct democracy a type of government where each citizen votes on all issues
monarchy a type of government where the power is inherited such as a king, queen, czar, czarina
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