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Types of Government Fall 2011 6 th Grade Social Studies
How many types of government are there? There are many, today we are talking about 5 The ones we will talk about today are: Absolute Monarchy Representative Democracy (Republic) Communism Fascism (Dictatorship) Anarchy
What will we learn about each type of government? We will be talking about the following: Description of each type of government Limited/Unlimited Government Rule by one, few, or many Strengths Weaknesses Examples
Directions!!!! GovernmentDescription Limited or Unlimited Rule by One, Few, or Many StrengthWeaknessExample Absolute Monarchy Representative Democracy (Republic) Communism Fascism (Dictatorship) Anarchy Types of Government Organizer
Directions!!! READ the presentation!!!! Under each type of government it tells you what box to write the information in. For example- the next slide is titled “ Absolute Monarchy-Description” You will look for “absolute Monarchy” on your chart, and go to the “description” box, the information on the slide will go in that box.
Absolute Monarchy Description King or queen governs with complete power and has supreme authority over all matters
Absolute Monarchy Limited or Unlimited? Unlimited
Absolute Monarchy Rule by One, Few, or Many? Few
Absolute Monarchy Strength Efficient, smooth transition of leadership
Absolute Monarchy Weakness You as a citizen, has no right to complain to government or to change the government
Absolute Monarchy Summary King or queen governs with complete power and has supreme authority over all matters. Has efficient, smooth transitions of leadership The citizens cannot complain or change the government An example is Saudi Arabia.
Representative Democracy Description People elect representatives to manage the country and make laws.
Representative Democracy Unlimited or Limited? Limited
Representative Democracy Rule by One, Few, or Many? Many
Representative Democracy Strength Has most liberty and personal freedom for everyone in the country.
Representative Democracy Weakness Takes longer to enact laws and transitions between leaders.
Representative Democracy Example The United States
Representative Democracy Summary People elect representatives to manage the country and make laws They have the most liberty and personal freedom Takes longer to enact laws and transition between leaders The United States is an example
Communism Description Political and economic system in which factors of production are collectively owned and directed by the state
Communism Summary Political and economic system in which factors of production are collectively owned and directed by the state. Poor nations can gain economic growth more rapidly No incentive for a person to do well North Korea and Cuba serve as examples
Fascism Description Political philosophy that promotes a strong, central government controlled by military and led by a powerful dictator.
Fascism Example Cuba and World War 2 Italy under their leader Mussolini.
Fascism Summary Political philosophy that promotes a strong, central government controlled by military and led by a powerful dictator. Country has national pride and unity People have to give up their rights Cuba and World War 2 Italy under Mussolini serve as examples
Anarchy Description Absence or lack of government authority
Anarchy Unlimited or Limited? Not really either because government authority doesn’t exist.