Forms of government
Terms and definitions of types of government and examples of governments
Terms in this set (16)
A society where there is no functioning governement; this is a time of lawlessness and political disorder.
This form of government is where political power is held by religious authorities.
This form of government is when a single person or a small clique (group) of people control the government.
In this form of government, absolute power is controlled by the central government. The rights of the individual are always valued less than the rights of the whole society.
This form of government is when a small group (wealthy, communist party officials, etc.) of people control the government.
This form of government is where the people, through voting, decide the policies and laws of the government.
representative democracy (republic)
This form of government is where citizens elect representative to vote for them and create legislation in their government.
Is a group of states that join together under a loose federal government.
What type of government does the United States have today?
Fidel Castro, the leader of Cuba, was the head of what type of governement?
Somalia has what form of government
Vatican City has what form of government?
Ancient Athens and New England town meetings are examples of what form of government?
Is a form of government where the country is lead by an individual who inherhits this royal right through their family.
England and Spain have these types of governements.
The newly independent thirteen states of America formed what type of government?