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Forms of Government

This is a vocabulary term game based on the forms of government

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democracy a system of government by the whole population or all the eligible members of a state, typically through elected representatives.
direct democracy when every citizen votes on everything.
representative democracy when the citizens choose people to vote for them when so they don’t have to.
monarchy a form of government with a monarch at the head.
limited monarchy a monarchy in which the ruler is limited by the constitution or law.
absolute monarchy where a ruler is not limited to the constitution or law.
oligarchy a small group of a small group of people ruling a country, organization, or institution.
autocracy governments controlled entirely by one person.
self-government government of a country by its own people, especially after having been a colony.
federal a balance of power between the National and Local governments.
confederal all the power is held by the regional , or local government.
legislature the legislative body of a country or state.
governor the elected executive head of a state of the US.
president president is the leader of the government/nation.
prime minister the leader of the nation or government.
parliamentary a government that is used in the United Kingdom (England).
socialism some important elements of the economy are controlled by the government.
unitary all the power is held by the national government.
communism every element of the economy is owned and controlled by the government.
republic when citizens have representatives vote for them.
public policy the principles, often unwritten, on which social laws are based.
limited government
constitutional monarchy a type of Representative Democracy that also shares power with a king or queen.
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