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A temporary or provisional government set up while administration changes as a result of cabinet shake up, a sudden death, etc.
A government in which power is vested in a king or emperor who can pass power on to his heirs.
A feeling of devotion to national interests, national unity, and national independence.
National socialism, a brand of fascism. It is anti-Semitism, anti-communism, anti-pacifism, and anti-liberal.
A government set up by the military to control an area taken by force.
A government in which a few people such as a dominant clan or clique have power.
A government in which the wealthy class rules.
A system of government in which appointed or elected agents act for a group of people.
A state in which the people are represented by elected agents.
A system of government by people who claim divine right to rule.
Centralized government with absolute control by one political party.
A social and economic group usually in a primitive or nomadic state acting under a chief.
A society without government or law. Substitution of associations of groups of people for the state. Based on the of the individual.
A state ruled by a privileged class (determined by wealth or birth). Based on belief that the elite know better than the common man how to rule.
A system of government headed by a person with absolute authority.
Any form of government with power concentrated in administrative bureaus; often equated with formalism, red tape, and over-organization.
A government set up by a group of people in a foreign territory subject to the parent state.
A totalitarian government based on a social system where goods are held in common.
A government subject to the provisions and limitations of a written and enforced constitution.
A government with supreme power vested in the people and exercised by them or their elected agents.
Government by a ruler who uses unlimited absolute authority to achieve his goals.
Any form of government in which one person has absolute control.
A long sequence of rulers from the same family.
A totalitarian political system with the goals of the nation more important than individual goals.
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