S.S CE Review


Democracy is a system of government by the whole population or all the eligible members of a state, typically through elected representatives.

Two Types of Democracy

Direct Democracy- A form of government in which all laws are created by a general vote

Representative Democracy- A government in which all eligible citizens vote on representatives to pass laws for them.

Autocracy- A form of government in which political power is controlled by one individual such as a monarch, dictator, or emperor.

Monarchy- Rule by kings, queens, princes, and princesses, sometimes by other people.

Dictatorship- In a dictatorship, power is not inherited, but is acquired by force (military or political).Dictators have absolute control over the lives of their citizens and usually people are not allowed to voice their negative opinions

Oligarchy-“Rule by few” their aren't that many people that rule in it.

theocracy- “Theo” means “god” in Greek.so if a government is theocratic that means it is ruled by a god or higher power.

Anarchy- No government, ruled by the citizens

Communism- Economic and social system  in which all (or nearly all) property and resources  are collectively owned by a classless society and not by citizens.