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a form of government normally headed by a dictator or small party in which the government controls all political, economic, cultural, religious, and social activities.
a form of government in which the leader claims to rule on behalf of a God. The country is ruled by this God's teachings.
a type of government in which the government owns, manages, or controls basic industries such as transportation, communications, and banking.
a lack of any sort of government.
a form of government led by a king or queen who inherited his/her power by being born into the ruling family. Has total decision making power.
a type of government where a leader rules by force and typically limits peoples' freedoms.
a form of government that has a King/Queen that serve as a figurehead but the real power rests with an elected group of people.
a political and economic system that calls for public ownership of land, factories, and other basic means of production. The Government decides on the cost of goods and wages.
a type of government that gives power to an elite group of people. Often those people are the wealthy citizens of the nation. People do have a voice but it is quite small.
a form of government in which power rests with the people, and all citizens share in running the government
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