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Most common world government types.

Unitary

government in which power is held by one central authority

Federal

government in which power is divided between one central and several local governments

Confederation

government in whichvoluntary associations of indpendent states (local governments) that agree certain limitations and cooperation

Autocracy

government in which one person possesses unlimited power and the citezen has little if any role in government

Oligarchy

Government by which few people, a small group or political party which exercises control, citizen has limited power or control

Democracy

government in which the supreme power is vested in people and usually involves elected officials

Presidential Democracy

a government in which the president is constitutionally independent of the legislature

Parlimentary Democracy

government in which having the real executive power in members of the legislature, may have Prime Minister elected by legislature

elecorate

citizen that votes and elects

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