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Forms of Government. Head of State – the person or people in charge of a country’s government Forms of government Monarchy Constitutional monarchy Dictatorship Democracy. Monarchy. Head of state inherits his/her job

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Head of State – the person or people in charge of a country’s government

Forms of government

  • Monarchy

  • Constitutional monarchy

  • Dictatorship

  • Democracy


Monarchy
Monarchy country’s government

  • Head of state inherits his/her job

  • Usually, a monarchy is run by a king or queen, who makes all the laws and major government decisions


Monarcy
Monarcy country’s government

  • Bhumibol Adulyadej – King of Thailand


Sheikh khalifa bin zayed al nahyan president of uae and hereditary ruler of abu dhabi
Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan country’s government– President of UAE and hereditary ruler of Abu Dhabi


Constitutional monarchy
Constitutional Monarchy country’s government

  • For the most part, the monarchs in a C.M. do not have any real power. The power is held by another part of the government

  • For example, in Great Britain

    government decisions are made

    by Parliament


Constitutional monarcy
Constitutional Monarcy country’s government

  • Queen Elizabeth of England


Dictatorship
Dictatorship country’s government

  • Head of State : dictator

  • People have little to no control over the gov’t and its decisions

  • Keep power through force and intimidation


Dictatorship1
Dictatorship country’s government

  • North Korea’s Kim Jong Il


Fidel castro of cuba
Fidel Castro of Cuba country’s government



Democracy
Democracy country’s government

  • People run the government (elect the H.O.S. and representatives)

  • People control government by voting

  • Barack Obama of the United States of America


Types of democracies
Types of democracies country’s government

  • Direct

    • In a direct democracy, citizens make policy and law decisions in person, without going through representatives

  • Representative

    • Citizens elect representatives to make gov’t decisions to benefit the whole nation


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