Types of Government
To help memorize your government types
Terms in this set (17)
NO government, no control, total freedom
government where people vote for REPRESENTATIVES who make decisions for them; also vote for President (Head Executive); aka Representative Democracy
government where people vote for representatives; the POLITICAL PARTY in control picks their PRIME MINISTER (Head Executive)
government ruled by 1 FAMILY (king, queen, emperor, chief, etc)
government ruled by 1 RELIGION
government ruled by 1 PERSON
government where EVERYONE has a say in issues
government where a SMALL GROUP of ELITES make decisions
government where only ONE person or small group makes the decisions...control not only all political and economic matters, but also the attitudes, values and beliefs of its population.
A government that is very strict, usually one or few leaders, "My way or the highway"
economic system where government controls parts of the economy and private enterprise runs other parts
type of economy where the GOVERNMENT runs everything
A government's powers are restricted
A type of government whose power is limited/stated by a Constitution (ie. Constitutional Democracy, Constitutional Monarchy, etc.)
rule by one person with unlimited power
loosely tied group of individual states or countries . Strong state power and weaker centralized government.
a particular form of government adopted by some Muslim states; although such a state is, in theory, a theocracy, it remains a republic, but its laws are required to be compatible with the laws of Islam.