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Types of Government
Terms in this set (26)
a type of government that has legal limits set on its power
a type of government where there are no limits set on its power
a form of government where the people have the power
a form of government in which citizens meet regularly to discuss issues, pass laws, and vote for leaders
a form of government in which citizens elect representatives to make law making decisions for them
a form of government ruled by religions leaders
a form of government in which all laws and decision are made by a small group of people
a form of government in which one person rules, usually a king or a queen
a form of government in which absolute power belongs to one person
a form of government where there is no government
A theory or system of social organization based on the holding of all property in common, actual ownership being ascribed to the community as a whole or to the state.
A government ruled by a few powerful people
ruled by one
monarchy and dictatorship
ruled by many
democracy and republic
a military group ruling a country after seizing power
A form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)
A system of government in which citizens elect representatives, or leaders, to make decisions about the laws for all the people.
A form of government in which citizens rule directly and not through representatives
the basic rights to which all people are entitled as human beings
An international organization formed after WWII to promote international peace, security, and cooperation.
the rights of full citizenship and equality under the law
freedom of the press
right of newspapers and other public media to publish articles believed to be accurate
a takeover of the government, usually by force
A system in which society, usually in the form of the government, owns and controls the means of production.
A political system headed by a dictator that calls for extreme nationalism and racism and no tolerance of opposition
Form of government in which people vote for the legislative body, which in turn selects the prime minister.
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