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World government

TermDefinition
Rule by the people (ancient Athens) Direct democracy
Representative democracy-a large group Alexa someone to represent them when voting (ancient Rome and the USA) Indirect democracy
States maintain a great deal of independence while loosely unified with a central government “early USA under the articles“ Confederation
A state in which supreme power is held by the people in their elected representatives and which has an elected or nominated president rather than a monarch (USA) Republic
The sharing of power between a strong central government in weaker state governments Federalism
Executive is answerable to the legislative branch Parliamentary
A military takeover Junta
No established government Anarchy
The state regulates every aspect of public and private behavior Totalitarian (n. Korea)
Strict obedience to the authority of the state through this use of oppressive government Authoritarian
A government based on religion Theocracy
A government with a single ruler Autocracy
A government ruled by a small group Oligarchy
Absolute rule by leadership unrestricted by law Germany hitler Dictatorship
The monarch that holds absolute power Absolute monarch
Established under constitutional system Kings rule is limited Constitutional monarchy
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