SS.7.C.3.1 Compare Different Forms of Government (Direct Democracy, Representative Democracy, Monarchy)
Compare different forms of government (direct democracy, representative democracy, socialism, communism, monarchy, oligarchy, autocracy)
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A form of government where a person becomes the sole leader of a country by being born into a family of rulers. Generally this is a King or Queen who has unlimited power.
A form of government headed by a king or queen who inherits (gets their power from their parents) their power and they share power with the people of their country (usually a Parliament).
What Is a Democracy?
It's a system of government in which political power is in the hands of the people!!!! Not the government!!!!
It's a form of government in which the power of the government is in the hands of the people rather than through elected representatives. Every citizen votes on every single law.
It's a system of government in which the people of the country elect representatives to make policies (rules) and laws for them while they work at their jobs. It's also known as a republic.
It's a system of government in which the people elect representatives to make policies (rules) and laws for them. It's the same thing as a representative democracy. You say it each day when you say the Pledge of Allegiance.
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