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One person or a small group of people have absolute control and power over the government.
Rulers attempt to control all aspects of the people's lives, including the religious, cultural, political, and personal aspects of their lives.
Form of government in which the rulers are religious leaders who claim to rule on behalf of God or the gods worshipped in their country.
All of the voters in a community meet in one place o make laws and decide what actions to take. Historically, only successful in small communities.
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