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Forms of Government

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What type of government splits power between national and local authorities? Federal
What type of government could be illustrated as an octopus with a small head and large legs? Confederation
What type of government has a leader who is an absolute / traditional monarch Autocracy
What type of democracy has a prime minister as the head of government? Parliamentary
What type of government allows only a select group to participate? Oligarchy
What type of government has one set of laws for the entire country? Unitary
What type of democracy allows the leader to dissolve the government if there is too much disagreement? Parliamentary
What type of government is like an alliance between countries where following the decisions of the group is voluntary Confederation
What type of government allows all eligible citizens to vote? Democracy
What type of government could be illustrated as an octopus with a large head and small legs? Unitary
What type of government is ruled by a dictator, allowing no citizen participation? Autocracy
What type of democracy has a separate branch for the head of government? Presidential
In what type of democracy do citizens elect the lawmakers, but not the head of government? Parliamentary
In most communist countries, only members of the communist party may participate in the government. What type of government is this? Oligarchy
How can the organization of the EU and UN be described? Confederation
Created by: dthomson