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FORMS OF GOVERNMENT. Absolute Monarchy, Constitutional Monarchy, Parliamentary Democracy, Theocracy, Presidential Democracy, Dictatorship. Absolute Monarchy. One clear leader, chosen because they are a son or daughter of the king

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forms of government

FORMS OF GOVERNMENT

Absolute Monarchy, Constitutional Monarchy, Parliamentary Democracy, Theocracy, Presidential Democracy, Dictatorship

absolute monarchy
Absolute Monarchy
  • One clear leader, chosen because they are a son or daughter of the king
  • People believe this leader is in charge because they were chosen by God
  • Same person makes and enforces all laws
  • There is a King, Queen or Czar
  • King Louis XIV of France was an absolute monarch
  • Saudi Arabia is an example, although the king must comply with Islamic law and the Quran.
authoritarianism
Authoritarianism
  • One person or group is in charge, often takes over by force
  • People listen to him or her because they are afraid
  • Unlimited authority
  • Individual rights are subordinate to that power.
  • Hitler, Mussolini, Sadam Hussein were examples
oligarchy
Oligarchy
  • government by the few, exercised by a small and privileged group for corrupt or selfish purpose
  • Often theocracies, where a religious group runs the country.
  • Ancient Sparta was an example.
  • Well known example was the Soviet Union
  • Today the Queen has no power.
democracy
Democracy
  • People choose a legislature and the leader through free elections.
  • Direct Democracy would be if we voted on ALL of the laws. (we don’t) ex Ancient Athens
  • Republic is when we have representatives to vote on laws (we have this, also known as indirect) Republic is NOT the same as a democracy. Ex Ancient Rome
anarchy
Anarchy
  • Absence of government!
  • Government is unnecessary.
  • Government breaks down.
  • Example: French Revolution, the people ran everything until Napoleon took charge.
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