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Government chapter 1 section 2
Chapter 1 section 2
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a form of government in which a single person holds unlimited political power
system of government in which a small group holds power
a centralized government in which all government powers belong to a single, central agency
a form of government in which powers are divided between a central government and several local governments
division of powers
Basic principle of federalism; the constitutional provisions by which governmental powers are divided on a geographic basis (in the United States, between the National Government and the States).
a joining of several groups for a common purpose
a form of government in which the executive and legislative branches of the government are separate, independent, and coequal
A form of government in which the executive branch is made up of the prime minister, or premier, and that official's cabinet.
what are some forms of government in the world today?
what are the three characteristics to classifying government
1.who can participate in the governing process 2.the geographic distribution of governmental power within the state, 3. the relationship between the legislative (lawmaking) and the executive (law-executing) branches of the government
what are 2 basic systems of government based upon "who can participate"
Democracies and dictatorships
name 3 systems of government where the power to govern is located in one or more place geographically
1. unitary government 2.federal government 3.confederate government
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