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The body of fundamental laws setting out the principles, structures, and processes of governments
Often described as a centralized government, this is one in which all powers held by the government belong to a single, central agency
unitary government
Under this system, the government must resign if defeated by the legislature on an important issue
parliamentary government
the power to make law and frame public policy
legislative power
government in which a person has absolute authority and is not held responsible to the will of the people
the power to enforce laws
executive power
a government in which supreme power rests in the hands of a few people
economy that has goods and services provided by the people and the government
mixed economy