Social Studies Common Exam Review

Democracy

ruled by the people



Direct Democracy

RULED BY THE CITIZENRY OR PUBLIC WITHOUT REPRESENTATIVES

Representative Democracy

RULE BY THE PEOPLE WITH ELECTED REPRESENTATIVE

United States of America

Autocracy

RULED BY ONE

Monarch

RULED BY KING OR QUEEN

absolute monarchy

Absolute monarchy or absolutism is a monarchical form of government in which the monarch has absolute power among his or her people.

constitutional monarch

Constitutional monarchy is a form of government in which a king or queen acts as Head of State.

Dictatorship

RULED BY A SINGLE PERSON WHO GAINED POWER THROUGH FORCE

Theocracy

RULED BY GOD OR HIGHER POWER

Oligarchy

RULED BY FEW

Anarchy

RULED BY NONE

Communism

a political theory derived from Karl Marx, advocating class war and leading to a society in which all property is publicly owned and each person works and is paid according to their abilities and needs.