Presentation on theme: "Forms Of Government In all the countries of the world someone is in charge but this can vary greatly from place to place."— Presentation transcript:
Forms Of Government In all the countries of the world someone is in charge but this can vary greatly from place to place.
In an Autocracy one person has all of the power. Two types of Autocracy are: Monarchy- when a king or queen rules the country Dictatorship- when one leader has absolute control over the citizens. Autocracy
In a Democracy citizens hold the power. There are two types of Democracies: Representative- citizens elect leaders to represent their rights and interests in government. Direct- there are no representatives, citizens are directly involved. Now days most modern cities are too large for this to work. Democracy
In an Oligarchy a small group of people have all of the power. One example of an Oligarchy is a Junta. This is usually military based and works much like a dictatorship, except that several people share power. Oligarchy
In a Theocracy the government recognizes God or a diving being as the ultimate authority. A theocracy can also be a democracy, dictatorship, monarchy, or any other kind of government. Iran is an example of a theocracy. This form of government is usually found in countries that are highly religious. Theocracy
In an anarchy no one or everyone is in control. People who believe in anarchy feel that we should be free to live without control by a government or nation. There are no countries that have anarchy as their form of government. Anarchy