Theocracy

Def: A system of government in which priests rule in the name of God or a god.

EX:Saudi Arabia

Oligarchy

Def:A small group of people having control of a country, organization, or institution.

EX:India

Anarchy

Def:political and social disorder due to the absence of governmental control.

EX:Switzerland

Communism

Def: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.

EX:Cuba

S.S, CE

Democracy

Def: A system of government by the whole population or all the eligible members of a state, typically through elected representatives.

Direct

Def:can be defined as a form or system of democracy giving citizens an extraodinary amount of participation in the legislation process and granting them a maximum of political self-determination.

EX: Switzerland

Representative

Def:Is a variety ofdemocracy founded on the principle of elected officials representing a group of people, as opposed to direct democracy.

EX:Canada

Autocracy

Def:Is a system of government in which a supreme power is concentrated in the hands of one person, whose decisions are subject to neither external legal restraints nor regularized mechanisms of popular control.

Monarch

Def:May refer to a system in which the monarch acts as a non-party political head of state under the constitution, whether written or unwritten.

EX:United Arab Emirates

Absolute monarch

Def: Ruled by kings or queens.

Dictatorship

Def: Government by a dictator.

EX: U.S

Theocracy

Def:A system of government in which priests rule in the name of God or a god.

EX:Saudi Arabia

Oligarchy

Def:A small group of people having control of a country, organization, or institution.

EX:India

Anarchy

Def:political and social disorder due to the absence of governmental control.

EX:Switzerland

Communist

Def:Is thus a form of socialism—a higher and more advanced form, according to its advocates.

EX:Cuba