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Unit 3 Section 3 government terms

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autocracy
a system of government in which the power to rule is in the hands of an individual
monarchy
autocracy in which a king, queen, or emperor excercises supreme powers of governments
oligarchy
a system of government in which a small group holds power
democracy
government in which the people rule
republic
a government on which voters hold sovereingn power, elected reprisentatives, responsible to the people
political party
a group of individulals of with broad common interests who organize to nominate candidates for office, win elections, conduct government, and determine public policy
free enterprise
the opportunity to control ones own economic decisions