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Forms of Govnment
|A government where the King or Queen acts as "head of state." Power to make and enforce laws is made by elected representatives.
|The complete absence of government.
|This system relies on elected representatives to make government decisions. Through these representatives, everyone gets a voice in the government.
|Leaders rule by "divine rights" and power usually passes to a family member from generation to generation; this leader still rules with complete power.
|One leader takes over by force, usually with military support and makes all the decisions themselves.
|A group of religious leaders makes all government decisions.
|The people vote on decisions and laws directly, without representation.
|An economic and government system. This government spreads out wealth (money) equally to all citizens.