Any Form Of Government in which political power is exercised by all citizens, either directly or through their elected representatives. There are no representatives in government: The citizens vote on everything! counties: united states  


A form of government in which political power is controlled by one individual such as a monarch, dictator, emperor. countries: Swaziland


in a dictatorship, power is not inherited, but is acquired by force (military or political)

direct democracy

All citizens participate in government.There are no representatives in government: The citizens vote on everything


Rule by few.v Oligarchies can often come from or lead to other forms of government (like autocracies)


Theo” means “god” in Greek… so if a government is THEO-cratic that means it is ruled by… That’s right! A god or higher power!


No government at all


  1. a political theory derived from Karl Marx, 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
  2. Representative Democracy Like direct democracy, all citizens participate in government, People elect representatives who vote on laws for the citizens