SS6CG1;SS6CG4;SS6CG6: Forms of Government
Terms in this set (20)
A form of Government where the power is held by one central authority.
A form of Government where the power is divided between the central and regional authorities.
Voluntary associations of independent states that agree to certain limitations.
Government in which one person possesses unlimited power. Citizens have "no" participation.
Government where a "small" group exercises control usually for corrupt and selfish purposes.
Government in which supreme power is vested in the people and exercised through elections.
Government with a cabinet of members who are responsible for decision making. *Prime Minister
A system of government in which the president is independent of the legislature.
A union comprising a number of self-governing states or regions.
Two types of democracy
Parliamentary and Presidential
No one is elected outside the ruling group
Power is divided between central and lower levels of government.
No one is elected - citizens have no choice in selecting a ruler.
Usually formed by a treaty and may later be replaced by a constitution.
Power can be changed or taken back at any time.
Leads a country that has a parliamentary government.
Elected by citizens. President does "not" write laws, the president carries out (enforces) the laws.
The system that controls a country.
The ability to get things done.
A group of representatives that create laws. "Legis" is the Latin word for "law."