Presentation on theme: "Fall th Grade Social Studies"— Presentation transcript:
1 Fall 2011 6th Grade Social Studies Types of GovernmentFall 20116th Grade Social Studies
2 How many types of government are there? There are many, today we are talking about 5The ones we will talk about today are:Absolute MonarchyRepresentative Democracy (Republic)CommunismFascism (Dictatorship)Anarchy
3 What will we learn about each type of government? We will be talking about the following:Description of each type of governmentLimited/Unlimited GovernmentRule by one, few, or manyStrengthsWeaknessesExamples
4 Types of Government Organizer Directions!!!!GovernmentDescriptionLimited or UnlimitedRule by One, Few, or ManyStrengthWeaknessExampleAbsolute MonarchyRepresentativeDemocracy(Republic)CommunismFascism(Dictatorship)Anarchy
5 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.
6 Absolute Monarchy Description King or queen governs with complete power and has supreme authority over all matters
12 Absolute Monarchy Summary King or queen governs with complete power and has supreme authority over all matters.Has efficient, smooth transitions of leadershipThe citizens cannot complain or change the governmentAn example is Saudi Arabia.
13 Representative Democracy Description People elect representatives to manage the country and make laws.
15 Representative Democracy Rule by One, Few, or Many?
16 Representative Democracy Strength Has most liberty and personal freedom for everyone in the country.
17 Representative Democracy Weakness Takes longer to enact laws and transitions between leaders.
18 Representative Democracy Example The United States
19 Representative Democracy Summary People elect representatives to manage the country and make lawsThey have the most liberty and personal freedomTakes longer to enact laws and transition between leadersThe United States is an example
20 Communism Description Political and economic system in which factors of production are collectively owned and directed by the state
26 Communism SummaryPolitical and economic system in which factors of production are collectively owned and directed by the state.Poor nations can gain economic growth more rapidlyNo incentive for a person to do wellNorth Korea and Cuba serve as examples
27 Fascism DescriptionPolitical philosophy that promotes a strong, central government controlled by military and led by a powerful dictator.
30 Gives a country national pride and unity Fascism StrengthGives a country national pride and unity
31 People give up their rights Fascism WeaknessPeople give up their rights
32 Fascism ExampleCuba and World War 2 Italy under their leader Mussolini.
33 Fascism SummaryPolitical philosophy that promotes a strong, central government controlled by military and led by a powerful dictator.Country has national pride and unityPeople have to give up their rightsCuba and World War 2 Italy under Mussolini serve as examples
34 Anarchy DescriptionAbsence or lack of government authority
35 Anarchy Unlimited or Limited? Not really either because government authority doesn’t exist.