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civics study

five limits of government constitution, rule of law, separation of power, consent of the governed, rights of minority
rights of minority protects small and unpopular groups
a constitution is rule book for a countrys government
rue of law are laws that are fair and enforced
consent of governed gives permission to be governed
rights of minority treats and protects small and unpopular groups fairly
theocracy government based on religion
autocracy one person has all the power both monarchy and dictatorship are apart of this type
monarchy king or queen rules the country monarchs usually come from there family line
dictatorship one leader has power over all the citizens lives and their is no constituion
democracy citizens hold political power to types representative and direct
representative citizens elect leaders to represent their rights (citizens hold complete power)
direct no representatives citizens are invalid in day to day work with the government
oligarchy a small group of people has all the power
junta a small group that rules usually military officers
anarchy nobody is in control
Created by: mary.coleman0511