S.S CE Review
types of gov
*democracy _ it i a direct democrcay all citizens have a chance to participate.
*direct All citizens participate in government.
Representative DemocracyvLike direct democracy, all citizens participate in government5vPeople elect representatives who vote on laws for the citizens
In a democracy, allparticipate in government
All citizens vote on everything in a
In a representative democracy, the representatives answer to the people throughwe can move on to forms of government where only one person is in control
AutocracyA form of government in which political power is controlled by one individual such as a monarch, dictator, emperor, etc.
We’re going to talk about two kinds of autocracy
MonarchyvRule by kings, queens, princes, and princesses… sometimes by other names, but always MONARCHS!vLeaders usually gain their power because their parents were rulers too.
DictatorshipvIn a dictatorship, power is not inherited, but is acquired by force (military or political vDictators have absolute control over the lives of their citizens and usually people are not allowed to voice their negative opinions
Oligarchy vRule by few”vPower can be based on several things:üMilitary strength = Military Junta
TheocracyvTheo” means “god” in Greek… so if a government is THEO-cratic that means it is ruled by… That’s right! A god or higher power!
Anarchy No government at all vIn an anarchy there is no government to make or enforce laws.