types of government
democracy=a system of government by the whole population or all the eligible members of a state, typically through elected representatives
direct=in which people decide policy initiatives directly.
Representative=consisting of people chosen to act and speak on behalf of a wider group
autocracy=the right or condition of self-government, especially in a particular sphere.
- a country, state, or society governed by one person with absolute power.
- domineering rule or control.
monarchy=a form of government with a monarch at the head.
dictatorship=government by a dictator.
theocracy= a system of government in which priests rule in the name of God or a god.
- absence of government and absolute freedom of the individual, regarded as a political ideal.
oligarchy=a small group of people having control of a country, organization, or institution.