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unit 2 govt words


legislature the law making body of a government
prime minister the head of government in a parlimentary
democracy a country or nation that receives its power from the people
autocratic one person possesses unlimited government
executive branch of government responsible for carrying out the laws
monarchy ruled by a king or queen
dictatorship a form of government in which the political power is held by a self appointed ruler
presidential democracy a system of government in which the president is directly elected by citizens
parliamentary democracy exuctive power is which is vestedin a legislature. The legislature selects the executive branch
head of state ceremonial with limited government;often reserved for a monarch
head of government leader of government with the most influence and power
personal freedom basic rights given to citizens that include the right to vote ,equal rights ,freedom of press speech, and religion