Chapter 27 Comparing systems of government. Section 1 Types of government. Aristotle was a scholar who lived in ancient Greece, he identified three different types of government systems. Defining types of government. 1 – Rule by a single person. 2 – Rule by a small elite group.
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Aristotle was a scholar who lived in ancient Greece, he identified three different types of government systemsDefining types of government
A dictatorship is when power is in the hands of one personAuthoritarian Gpvernment
Monarchy is when a government has a hereditary, they inherit the position of powerAbsolute Monarchy
Dictators are like absolute monarchs because they both exercise complete control over the state.
In a totalitarian state, the government’s control extends to almost all aspects of people’s lives
They normally have a master plan for the economy and societytotalitarianism
The suppress individual freedom and control the media and use propaganda and scare tacticsTotalitarianism
In most countries with monarchs, absolute monarchy has given way to constitutional monarchy
They preside over ceremonies and serve as symbols of unityDemocratic governments
Of the more than 190 countries in the world, nearly 2/3rds have democratic governments
Direct and representative are the two forms of democratic systems
Representative is the norm (there are no direct)The expansion of democracy
They call their legislature, Parliament and their head of government the Prime MinisterPresidential VS parliamentary systems
They are responsible for what?
How is that different than the US system?Parliamentary systems
Is the Prime Minister always the head of state in Parliamentary system?Parliamentary systems
List 4 different types of governmental systems we talked about in class