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Systems of Government + Government Terms
Terms in this set (45)
a system of government in which one leader has complete power and authority over a country and its citizens
a situation in which there is no government or no social control in a country
a state that has economic independence or self-sufficiency
a form of government or management in which one person has complete power
a situation in which a state, region, or organization is independent and has the power to govern itself
a temporary government that is in charge of a country until a new government is elected
a way of controlling a country, company etc in which the main authority comes from one central group of people
a temporary union of different political parties that agree to form a government together
a situation in which one country rules another
a political and economic system in which individual people cannot own property or industries and in which people of all social classes are treated equally
a political and economic system in which planning and policy are controlled by large groups such as businesses, trade unions, and central government
a system of government in which people vote in elections to choose the people who will govern them
government by someone who takes power by force and does not allow elections and does not have the sanction of legitimacy
an old word for each of the three groups of people involved in governing a country: the nobility, the clergy, and ordinary people
a federal political system
a federal political system
political control or influence, especially by one country over other countries
a form of government in which people have control in their own country, rather than being controlled by another country or empire
a period of time when there is temporarily no one in charge of a country or large organization
the authority given to a country to rule another country or region
direct control of a country or area by the armed forces
a government in which the main party has more members than any other single party but not more members than all the other parties together
a type of government in which a country is ruled by a king or queen
a government that tries to protect its people and control their lives in a way that stops them being independent
the control of a country by a small group of people
the state of being governed by a group of rich people
a society that is organized in a political way and that has its own form of government
a government that controls a country, especially in a strict or unfair way
the freedom of the people in a country to choose their own government and not be controlled by another country
a situation in which a country or region is governed by its own people, not by people from outside
the state in which a country or region is governed by its own people, not by people from outside
the government of a country
the status of a place as an independent country
the right of one country to partly control another country
a government or social system controlled by scientists and other technical experts
a government led by religious leaders
a government that treats people in a cruel and unfair way, using force to control them
Technically, it meant liberty from alliance from either side in the Cold War, but quickly came to mean alliance with the USSR without any risk; once Castro became a force in the movement, the real meaning was unmistakable.
(of an organization or industry) having some political authority and serving the state indirectly, especially in some African countries.
a governing system which stresses liberty and rights, where the citizens control the government
refers to any ideology which subordinates the rights of the individual to the interests of the state
a totalitarian state controlled by a political police force that secretly supervises the citizens' activities.
A totalitarian ideology that holds that the "nation" is the entity that mandates its members' absolute loyalty and obedience, and also that the "spirit of the nation" is embodied in a single inspired leader.
a form of government in which power is held by the nobility.
a system of government in which most of the important decisions are made by state officials rather than by elected representatives.
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