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SW Asia Governments

Vocabulary Terms for the Governments of SW Asia

Type of citizen participation where the citizens get to choose the government. Democratic
Type of citizen participation where only one person has the power to make decisions. Autocratic
Type of citizen participation where only a few people have the power to make the decisions in the government. Oligarchic
Type of government where the leader is chosen directly by the citizens and the legislature (law makers) are chosen separately by the citizens. Presidential Democracy
Type of government where the citizens vote for the legislature (law makers) and the party that wins the most seats in the legislature gets to choose the leader of the government. Parliamentary Democracy
Type of government where total power is held by one person who gets the right to rule by being born into the right family. Absolute Monarchy
Type of government based on Islamic beliefs and practices with "some voting power" in the hands of the people. Islamic Republic
Form of government used by Israel Parliamentary Democracy
Form of government used by Turkey Presidential Democracy (sort of)
From of government used by Iran Islamic Republic
Form of government used by Saudi Arabia Absolute Monarchy
Citizen Participation used in Israel Democratic
Citizen Participation used in Turkey Democratic
Citizen Participation used in Saudi Arabia Autocratic
Citizen Participation used in Iran Oligarchic
Type of government where God is seen as the ruler but religious leaders make decisions based on what they believe God would want. Theocracy
When multiple political parties have to join together to reach a majority in a Parliamentary Democracy so they can choose a leader Coalition Government
The name of Israel's legislature The Knesset
Shia Muslim religious leaders that actually control Iran's government Ayatollahs
A belief the God has given a ruler (usually a king) the right to rule Divine Right/Divinely Ordained
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