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    Forms of Government Forms of Government Presentation Transcript

    • OGT Boot camp 2007 ENLIGHTENMENT, FORMS OF GOVERNMENT, & GOVERNMENTAL CHANGE
    • Monarchy (kings, queens, emperors, czars, sultans, pharaohs) Absolute Constitutional• Complete control of the • Power is shared subjects between the monarch• Usually claims power by and the legislature divine right – will of (people who make laws) God • People have basic rights• People have no choice and choose the in picking monarch - it members of the goes to family legislative branch• People only have the • People have no choice rights and freedoms the in picking monarch - it absolute ruler allows goes to family• Saudi Arabia • England
    • Democracy Presidential Parliamentary• Both the executive • Voters elect the branch (President) & the legislative branch legislative branch (parliament). The (Congress) are elected Parliament picks the by the people and executive branch (Prime answer to the people Minister), and appoints• The judicial branch the judicial branch. (Supreme Court) gets • Canada, United appointed by the other Kingdom two branches• United States
    • Dictatorship & Theocracy Dictatorship Theocracy• A single person or small • The leader of the major group of people exercise religion is the leader of supreme power over government others • Leader claims God gave• Dictator will take control him or her the power to by force or is appointed govern and takes his power • Iran, Vatican after• Cuba, North Korea, Old Iraq, WW2 Germany