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Types of Government
ruled by a monarch who usually inherits the authority
inherited new ruler is related to previous ruler kingdom Example: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
a government in which the people elect representatives to make the laws
people vote lots of citizen participation free elections representative government
a country whose head of government is the leader of the legislature
usually has a prime minister often has ceremonial president people vote lots of citizen participation Example: State of Israel
a type of government where the leader is the President and is chosen in a separate election from the legislature
executive branch separation of powers between executive and legislative branches national vote for president
a government ruled by a religious leader or leaders
faith based holy leader religious state Example: Islamic Republic of Iran (even though they call themselves a Parliamentary Democracy)
a system of government in which the ruler has absolute power and is not restricted by laws or a constitution
authoritarian Saddam Hussein all powerful leader repression undemocratic despot
Citizen Participation 3 categories that describe who has the power in a country
government in which one person possesses unlimited power and the citizen has little if any role in the government
examples dictatorship monarchy (absolute type) theocracy (usually)
a government in which the supreme power is vested in the people and exercised by them directly or indirectly through a system of representation usually involving periodically held free elections
examples republic parliamentary democracy (most common) presidential democracy (USA)
government by the few, sometimes a government in which a small group exercises control especially for corrupt and selfish purposes. The citizen has a very limited role.
no examples this unit Oligarchic countries are very rare; eventually one of the leaders will seize power from the others, creating an autocracy.
Systems of government are based on one question: How is the power distributed or shared? There are three ways governments distribute power: Unitary Confederation Federal
A system of government in which authority is centralized.
One central government controls everything Power is not shared between countries, states, or provinces. Examples: Israel, Saudi Arabia, Iran
A group of loosely allied states or nations that come together for a common cause.
Nations can choose to follow or not to follow the lead of the weak central government. Examples: EU, Confederate States of America
A form of government in which several states or regions defer some powers to a central government while retaining a limited measure of self- government
Power is shared by a powerful central government States or provinces are given considerable self-rule, usually through their own legislature. Examples: United States,
Cutting to the chase: GOVERNMENTS of Europe,
Ways Government Distributes Power
Types of Governments.
Systems of Government.
SOUTHWEST ASIA (Middle East)
SS7CG1a Describe the ways government systems distribute power: unitary, confederation, and federal. Concept: Governance.
South Africa, Kenya, & Sudan
Comparing the Governments of Saudi Arabia, Iran, and Israel:
SS7CG4a Describe the ways government systems distribute power: unitary, confederation, and federal. Concept: Governance.
Get a piece of construction paper And separate it into 3
Government/Civics Domain Sixth and Seventh Grade Social Studies
Citizen Participation in the Government Autocratic, Oligarchic, Democratic.
Citizen Participation within Governments
How Governments Distribute Power Unitary Confederation Federal Unitary Confederation Federal.
Forms of Governments.
SYSTEMS and TYPES Dictatorship Absolute M Oligarchy Oppressio Oppression Control.
Autocratic, Oligarchic, and Democratic Governments
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