S.S. CE  types o f government Review

democracy- government in which political power is exercised by all citizens either directly or through their elected representatives.

Direct Democracy- in a direct democracy all citizens have a chance to participate.all citizens can take initiative  to create public policy.

Representative Democracy- like direct democracy, representative Democracy is a government by the people.

monarchy- king, queens, princes, and princesses.we all pretend is rule by a king, or monarchy these roles are reality.

dictatorship- in dictatorship power is not inherited, but usually is acquired by force.

autocracy-  a system of government by one person with absolute power.

theocracy- a system of government in which priests rule in the name of God or a god.the commonwealth of Israel from the time of Moses until the election of Saul as King.

oligarchy- a small group of people having control of a country, organization, or institution.

anarchy- a state of disorder due to absence or nonrecognition of authority.

what country use democracy: United States of America (a representative democracy), the United Kingdom

what countries use direct democracy: Switzerland, Latin America is a novice with direct democracy though some countries, such as Uruguay


what countries use representative democracy: United States of America the United Kingdom and Poland.

what countries use monarchy:

  • Andorra.
  • Antigua and Barbuda.
  • Australia.
  • Bahamas.
  • Barbados.
  • Belgium.
  • Belize.
  • Cambodia.

what countries use dictatorship: Belarus, Cameroon, chad, china, Cuba.

what countries use autocracy: Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Azerbaijan, Iran, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, China, North Korea, Laos and Vietnam

what countries use theocracy: