a government in which all key powers are given to the national or central government
a government that divides the powers of government between the national government and state or provincial governments
Power given to the states. The national government is weak. Type of the government the south had during the civil war.
a form of government in which the executive and legislative branches of the government are separate, independent, and coequal
A form of government in which the executive branch is made up of the prime minister, or premier, and that official's cabinet
A system of government in which the functions of government are defined by a constitution. It effectively restrains the powers of the government and guarantees certain rights to the people.
a political system governed by a single individual
state ruled over by a single person, as a king or queen
a political system governed by a few people
a political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them
a form of government whose head of state is not a monarch
a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)