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Autocracy
Government rests with one person
Checks and Balances
Power amoung different parts of the gorvewrnment.
Dictatorship
One person (total control)
Contitutional Government
Written document of laws
Republic
Government in the hands of the people
Delegated Powers
Power given to reps from a larger group
Democracy
All people direct of indirectly control government.
Tyranny
one Person
limited government
restricted power
Representative democracy
Representatives chosen by people
Aristocracy
upperwealthy class controls the government
speration of powers
branches of government
Totalitarianism
One Person
equal protection
safe guarded rights
unlimited government
power not restricted
oligarchy
few people control the government
monarchy
king queen and dynasty rule
Theocracy
the religious leader is the same as the politcal leader
Parliamentry
representative government
Despotism
one person
Absolutism
absolute power