Anarchy- absence of government and absolute freedom of the individual, regarded as a political ideal.

Pros- 1. Total freedom. 2. No political disputes.

Cons- 1. Complete chaos. 2. No system of power.


Undermine their pompous authority, reject their moral standards, make anarchy and disorder your trademarks. Cause as much chaos and disruption as possible but don't let them take you ALIVE. - Sid Vicious

The roots of the word 'anarchy' are 'an archos,' 'no leaders,' which is not really about the kind of chaos that most people imagine when the word 'anarchy' is mentioned. I think that anarchy is, to the contrary, about taking personal responsibility for yourself. - Alan Moore

Examples: There are no governments run by anarchy however there are regions in countries like Greece and Mexico.


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

Pros- 1. Multiple opinions. 2. Considers each social status group

Cons- 1. Many arguments. 2. Longer decision process.


As an American citizen, one has to vote. If we don't vote, we're not doing our part. We'll become some sort of oligarchy. - Jason Mraz

The tyranny of a prince in an oligarchy is not so dangerous to the public welfare as the apathy of a citizen in a democracy. - Charles de Montesquieu

Examples: Two examples of oligarchies are Venezuela and North Korea.

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