a system for controlling society
a government where a single person called a king or monarch rules the government
a government ruled by a small group of noble, land-owning families
a government ruled by a few powerful people
"rule of the people"
A form of government in which citizens rule and make laws directly rather than through representatives
A form of government in which power rests with citizens who have the right to elect the leaders who make governmental decisions.
A house of government that is made up of partisans (part of a republic)