Global Issues: Forms of Government. Broad Categories of Government Power: . Democratic: people (citizens) hold power over through choice Autocratic: country run according to the interests of the ruler rather than the will of the people. (ruler holds power)
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Broad Categories of Government Power:
Democratic: people (citizens) hold power over through choice
Autocratic: country run according to the interests of the ruler rather than the will of the people. (ruler holds power)
Anocratic: country that is not fully democratic, but not fully autocratic. (power is shared, not necessarily equally)
1) Selection of leaders; 2) Participation of citizenship; 3) Checks and balances
Monarchy: power is within the “blood line” of the royal family. Absolutely exclusive.
Oligarchy: power is controlled by small group of individuals.
Dictatorship: power & control come from use of the military to “prop” up the leader
Totalitarian State: extreme form of dictatorship where leader has total control of a society
Theocracy: the use of religious authority to justify use of power
Direct Democracy: People exercise direct control of all decision of government (popular majority)
Republic (limited democracy): people elect representatives to make all the decision of government.