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Government

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Autocracy A country, state, or society governed by one person with absolute power (Role of Citizens)
Oligarchy A small group of people having control over a country (Role of Citizens)
Democracy A system of government by the people; rule of the majority. Citizens have power through voting, etc. (Role of Citizens)
Unitary Government One central government has power over weaker regions or states . The United Kingdom is an example. (Type of Government)
Federal Government Form of government that divides up power between a central government and the states or regions. The U.S. is an example. (Type of Government)
Confederation Government Power is with the states or regions and central government is weak. (Type of Government)
Presidential Democracy Type of government in which citizens elect head of government (president) and members of the legislature.
Chancellor Head of government that handles every day operations. Germany has one of these.
Prime Minister Head of government in a parliamentary system of democracy
Autocratic Government Citizens have no voice in this form of government; there is a single ruler with unlimited power.
Parliamentary Democratic Government Citizens do not directly vote for the head of government in this type of government. They elect members of parliament and the head of government is chosen from the M.P.s (majority party).
Government Every country has one as a way to keep order.
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