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Government

TermDefinition
Autocracy A government where political authority rests with a single leader.
Democracy A government where political authority rests with a nation's citizens.
Executive Head of government / head of state
President Title often given to the head of government (state) in presidential democracy
Prime minister Title often given to the head of government in parlament democracy
Chancellor Title often given to the head of government in parlament democracy
Legislature Law making body
Bi-cameral Having a legislature divided into an upper and lower class
Presidential democracy Citizens elect both members of legislative branch and executive branch
Parlament democracy Citizens elect members to legislative branch - then members of legislative branch select the head of state in the executive branch
Political party Organization which represents specific political ideas in a given country
Russia President
United Kingdom Prime Minister
Germany Chancellor
Created by: 200428286