Democracy- A government where the majority makes the decisions by voting

Direct Democracy-All citizens have the chance to participate

Spain has a direct democracy

Representative Democracy-The people pick the government to represent them

U.S.A has a representative democracy


Autocracy-When the power is held by one person

Monarchy-Is ruled by a king gained power because of there parents

England would be a example of monarchy

Dictatorship-Is power gain by force or fight

Hitler and the Nazi

Absolute Monarchy

Absolute monarchy or absolutism is a monarchical form of government in which the monarch has absolute power among his or her people.

Ex: Oman

Constitutional Monarchy

Constitutional monarchy is a form of government in which a king or queen acts as Head of State. The ability to make and pass legislation resides with an elected Parliament, not with the monarch.

Ex: Belgium


Theocracy is a system of government in which priests rule in the name of God or a god.

Ex: Iran


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

Ex: China


An Anarchy is a state of disorder due to absence or nonrecognition of authority, absence of government and absolute freedom of the individual, regarded as a political ideal.

Ex: Somalia


Communism is 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.