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Unlimited Goverment
the goverment has total control over it s citizens
limited goverment
goverment leaders are held accountable by citizens through ther constitutions and democratic process. these limitations help protect citizens from abuses of power.
Democracy
voters elected by leaders and rule by majority
Anarchy
no organized goverment at all
Communism
the goverment controls both the political and economic systems. the goverment owns all buissnesses and farmd and provides its people with healthcare, education, and welfare.
constitutional monarchy
the goverment has a monarch (queen or KING) as head of state, but an elected parlement that makes the law
Monarchy
the country is controlled by one ruler who is both the cheif of state and head of goverment. the monarchy is a king or queen. power is passed along through the family.
totalitarian
ruled by a single political party. people are forced to do what the goverment tells them and may be prevented from leaving the country.
Dictator
one pearson who rules the country with complete athority, who has not been elected and may use force to keep his place. in a military dictatorship, the army is in control. usually there is little or no attention to the public opinion or individual rights.
Capitalism
in a capitalist or free market economy people own their own buissnesses and property and must buy services for private use such as healthcare
Socialism
Social goverments own many of the larger industries and provide education, health and welfare services while allowing citizens some economic choices.