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President or King? Different Forms of Government
Terms in this set (12)
System of government by one person with absolute power
Alliance of independent states
Divisions of Powers
Division of federal and state; separation of power
One in which the powers of government are divided between central and local government
Small group having control of a country
Executive branch made up of prime minister and cabinet
Separation of powers between executive and legislative branches
All powers held by the government belong to a single, central agency
Political system that separates the law-making and law-enforcement branches is called?
Describe a federal system of government?
State or regional governments share power with a national government
Which forms of government are most associated with the United States?
Democratic, republican, federal, and presidential
How does a dicatorship differ from a democracy?
In a dictatorship, the power is held by one person and political party.
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