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You are stranded on an Island!!!! Name and Flag for your island Who will perform the following duties: ▫Hunting and gathering food ▫Cooking food ▫Making shelter ▫Exploring rest of the island ▫Fishing for food ▫Caring for the ill How will you determine if someone is guilty of breaking rules What is the punishment for breaking rules (if any) Any other rules for the community How will you make additional rules in the future and who will make them.
Governments Forms of governments found throughout the world
Democracy ▫Government in which the citizens have ruling power ▫Examples: Ancient Greece, USA (at local level)
Republic System of government in which citizens have the right to vote for leaders to REPRESENT them. Examples: U.S. Federal Government, Australia, Germany, France, etc.
Constitutional Monarchy Government with legislative branches and ceremonial figureheads. Examples: United Kingdom, Japan, Jordan, Spain, Denmark
Absolute Monarchy Ruler who has complete authority over the government and the lives of the people; position is INHERITED Examples: Saudi Arabia, Swaziland, United Arab Emirates,
Oligarchy Government in which a small group exercises equal control—from the Greek “few” and “rule.” Examples: Apartheid South Africa, post USSR Russia
Theocracy Form of government in which priests or religious leaders serve as kings—Religion rules Examples: Iran, Andorra—some argue England and Israel as well. Iran’s Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei
Dictatorship Government has a ruler with absolute power; that position many times was gained by force. Examples: King Abdullah (Saudi Arabia), Hitler, Mussolini, Omar Al- Bashir (Sudan)
Totalitarianism Political system in which the government has a single part dictatorship and controls every aspect citizen’s lives Example: Hitler, Stalin, Mussolini, Kim Jong II
Communism Government in which there is Common ownership of property—aims for classless and stateless society Examples: USSR, China, Cuba, North Korea
Anarchy Absence of all governmental authority Examples: Ethiopia, Lord of the Flies