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Government Participation - Auto Oli Demo

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autocratic
one leader holds complete power
autocratic
opposite of democracy
autocratic
citizens have no participation
autocratic
Example: German Nazi regime under Adolf Hitler
oligarchic
control rests with a small group of people
oligarchic
persons in charge are usually wealthy and powerful
oligarchic
citizen participation is restricted to the ruling group
oligarchic
Example: apartheid system in South Africa
oligarchic
Example: small group of whites held power over the black majority (1948-1994)
democratic
people hold supreme power
democratic
elect officials to represent them
democratic
citizens have equal rights to participate
democratic
Example: United States