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Direct Democracy

A form of government in which citizens rule directly and not through representatives

Representative Democracy

A system of government in which citizens elect representatives, or leaders, to make decisions about the laws for all the people.

Example of Representative Democracies

USA, England, Mexico

Constitutional Monarchy

A monarch (king/queen) is the official head of state but their power is limited by a constitution


a political system governed by a few people

Example of Oligarchy


Absolute Monarchy

a system of government in which the head of state is a hereditary position and the king or queen has almost complete power

Example of absolute monarchy

Saudi Arabia

Totalitarian Dictatorship

leader exercises authoritarian power over every aspect of human affairs. Personality Driven

Which system gives people most freedom?

Direct Democracy

Which system gives people least freedom?

Totalitarian Dictatorship

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