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1 Different forms of Government http://prezi. com/fwy78rmcbuqq/present/
2 AnarchyAbsence of government; a state of lawlessness due to the absence of power
3 Autocracypolitical power is held by a single self-appointed ruler…similar to a dictatorship.Best example is Cuba: Fidel Castro appointed himself leader of they country.
4 Theocracyis a form of government in which a god or deity is the supreme rulerExample would be Ancient Greece and their many Gods.
5 Oligarchyis a form of government where political power effectively rests with a small elite groupModern example- South AfricaBased on racismSmall percentage of White Africans held power over Black Africans
6 Limited or Constitutional Monarchy Parliamentary systemKing/Queen is the head of countryprime minister is head of governmentExample would be England.
7 Absolute Monarchy King /Queen has absolute power over everything total power over land AND governmentExample would be Saudi Arabia
8 Totalitarianismpolitical systems where a state regulates nearly every aspect of public and private life.Only one real government and no other options.Example would be China.
9 Dictatorshipa form of government that has the power to govern without consent of those being governedExample would be Cuba, Iraq, North Korea
10 AristocracyA form of government where whoever has the most status and influence rulesExample would be Ancient Greece.
11 Democracy power is held by the people under a free electoral system Example would be America
12 Federalismis the system in which the power to govern is shared between the national and state governmentsExample is America
13 Direct Democracya form of government in which laws are made directly by citizensTown Meetings- regularly to discuss ways to make life better for their community
14 Republica government in which representatives were elected to make laws