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16 types of governments

16 Government Туpes The way governments work Y Republic * DemocracY --------------- A government whose authority is based on citizen voters, which are represented by elected or nominated officials chosen in free elections. Democracy means 'rule of the people'. The term today refers to a political system in which the people or their elected representatives govern themselves. Theocracy PAutocracy ----- ----- -- A government where priests rule in the name of God or by officials who are regarded as divinely guided, or consistent with the principles of a particular religion. A government controlled by absolute power, & in the hands of a single person with minimal restraints on the decisions & lack of any mechanisms of popular control. Technocracy * Fascism A government where scientists & technical experts are in control of the state, & where A a way of ruling that advocates total control of the people and seeks to promote rulers are selected on the basis of their the ancestral & cultural values & knowledge/skill rather than wealth/power. eradicate foreign influences. Anarchy Monarchy Anarchy is a state of absence of law, a state of lawlessness and disorder (usually resulting from a failure of government). A government where supreme authority is vested in a single & usually hereditary figure, such as a king, & whose powers can vary from absolute to none at all. 9 Oligarchy Š Plutocracy-- Government ruled by the rich or power provided by wealth, often used to describe a wealthy dass ruling a government, often from behind the scenes. Rule of the few. This is a form of power structure in which power effectively rests with a faction of persons or families. Tyranny PTotalitarian Government or authority of an absolute ruler; arbitrary exercise of power over subjects not requisite for the purposes of government/approved by law and justice. A totalitarian system is one in which a single political authority regulates total control over state, that is centralized and dictatorial. * Federation * Communism ---------------------------- A political organization characterized by a union of small states, groups or parties, which are self-governed in internal affairs & are united under a central government. As a system of government, communism is when the state owns and operates industry on behalf of the people. 10Junta P Dictatorship A junta refers to a group or coalition that takes control of the state after A form of government where the power overthrowing a government. Usually, this is done by military groups. rests entirely on one person or a group of persons. This rule could be acquired by inheritance or force & is usually oppressive. Infographic brought to you by: www.wordpandit.com an initiative to ease the process of learning words. F www.facebook.com/wordpandit www.twitter.com/wordpandit 16 Government Туpes The way governments work Y Republic * DemocracY --------------- A government whose authority is based on citizen voters, which are represented by elected or nominated officials chosen in free elections. Democracy means 'rule of the people'. The term today refers to a political system in which the people or their elected representatives govern themselves. Theocracy PAutocracy ----- ----- -- A government where priests rule in the name of God or by officials who are regarded as divinely guided, or consistent with the principles of a particular religion. A government controlled by absolute power, & in the hands of a single person with minimal restraints on the decisions & lack of any mechanisms of popular control. Technocracy * Fascism A government where scientists & technical experts are in control of the state, & where A a way of ruling that advocates total control of the people and seeks to promote rulers are selected on the basis of their the ancestral & cultural values & knowledge/skill rather than wealth/power. eradicate foreign influences. Anarchy Monarchy Anarchy is a state of absence of law, a state of lawlessness and disorder (usually resulting from a failure of government). A government where supreme authority is vested in a single & usually hereditary figure, such as a king, & whose powers can vary from absolute to none at all. 9 Oligarchy Š Plutocracy-- Government ruled by the rich or power provided by wealth, often used to describe a wealthy dass ruling a government, often from behind the scenes. Rule of the few. This is a form of power structure in which power effectively rests with a faction of persons or families. Tyranny PTotalitarian Government or authority of an absolute ruler; arbitrary exercise of power over subjects not requisite for the purposes of government/approved by law and justice. A totalitarian system is one in which a single political authority regulates total control over state, that is centralized and dictatorial. * Federation * Communism ---------------------------- A political organization characterized by a union of small states, groups or parties, which are self-governed in internal affairs & are united under a central government. As a system of government, communism is when the state owns and operates industry on behalf of the people. 10Junta P Dictatorship A junta refers to a group or coalition that takes control of the state after A form of government where the power overthrowing a government. Usually, this is done by military groups. rests entirely on one person or a group of persons. This rule could be acquired by inheritance or force & is usually oppressive. Infographic brought to you by: www.wordpandit.com an initiative to ease the process of learning words. F www.facebook.com/wordpandit www.twitter.com/wordpandit

16 types of governments

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