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Types of Government

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direct democracy
a form of government in which all adults take part in decisions
dictatorship
a form of government where a leader has total power over a country and uses violence or force
absolute monarchy
a system of complete control by a king or queen who inherits the throne by birth
constitutional monarchy
a government in which the power of the king or queen is limited by law
oligarchy
a government controlled by a small group of people
tribal rule
a system where members of a tribe have a say in decisions, but chiefs or elders make final decisions
representative democracy
a government run by representatives that the people choose