Government Terms Review 2018-19
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A(n) _____________ is a type of government where one leader holds complete power.
___________________ is a political theory that all goods and property should be owned by a whole society rather than by individual people.
A(n) ______________________ is a loose alliance of countries, states, and other political units.
A(n) ____________________________ is a type of government where the people in the country hold the supreme power.
A(n) ___________ is a ruler with absolute power and authority.
_______________ refers to a type of government where power is divided between states (or other small political units) and a central government..
__________________________ is the person or group of people who make rules and laws, enforce rules and laws, and decide if rules and laws have been broken.
A(n) ________________ is a government headed by a king or queen.
A(n) ______________________ is a type of government where control rest with a small group of people with wealth or power.
A(n) _______________ is a democratic form of government where the legislature controls the power.
A democratic form of government in which the leader is constitutionally independent of the legislature, citizens vote directly for the leader.
A(n) ______________ is a system of government where decisions are made by elected officials who represent the people.
A(n) _____________________ is a type of government controlled by religious leaders.
A(n) _________________ government system that gives all the power to the central government.
system of government
A description of how the power in a government is distributed.
type (form) of government
A description of the role of the citizen in a government.
A(n) __________________ is a type of government where one ruler has absolute control.
A(n) ___________________ is a type of government where the ruler works within defined rules (usually laws).
A _____________________ is a type of government where the citizens participate in the government, they do not go through elected representatives.
A ______________________ is a type of government where the citizens participate in the government. The citizens also elect officials to represent them in the government.