Types of Government - Lower Level

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Types of Government - Lower Level

  1. 1. Types of Government Young Learners-Lower Level adapted for use for educational purposes credit to Mark Damon for game
  2. 2. Types of Government + Game Objective: Defining different types of governments (i.e., democracy, autocracy, oligarchy, monarchy, and dictatorship).
  3. 3. Meet the “archies”! archy = power (ძალა) demo (people) + cracy = democracy auto (self) + cracy = autocracy olig (a few) + archy = oligarchy mon (one) + archy = monarchy an (without) + archy = anarchy
  4. 4. De/mo/cra/cy დემოკრატია In a democracy, the government is elected by the people. Everyone who is eligible to vote has a chance to have their say over who runs the country. It is different from governments controlled by a few people (oligarchy) or by a single person (dictatorship; monarchy). A democracy is usually has elected representatives (like parliament or congress).
  5. 5. Au/to/cra/cy ავტოკრატიის Government = one person (sometimes violent - ძალადობრივი).
  6. 6. O/li/gar/chy ოლიგარქიიდან Government = a few people.
  7. 7. Mo/nar/chy მონარქია Government = a king or queen. The king or queen's children become king or queen. In a constitutional monarchy, like Great Britain, there is a democratic government (parliament) and a queen.
  8. 8. Dic/ta/tor/ship დიქტატურა Government = one person In a military dictatorship, the army (ჯარი) has the power.
  9. 9. An/ar/chy ანარქია anarchy = no government
  10. 10. Ca/pi/ta/list კაპიტალიზმის Free-market Capitalist = people can own their own businesses and property. Some capitalist governments also provide their education, health and welfare services.
  11. 11. Com/mu/nist კომუნიზმი Government = all property. Government = healthcare, education and welfare.
  12. 12. Re/pub/lic რესპუბლიკა Government = no king Usually an elected president.
  13. 13. Re/vo/lu/tion/ary რევოლუცია Government = a revolution
  14. 14. To/tal/i/tar/i/an ტოტალიტარული One system (usually only one leader). People = complete control by the government.
  15. 15. Ready for a quiz? Play Government Squares
  16. 16. Inspired by A Game of X’s and O’s
  17. 17. 1 2 4 7 3 5 8 6 9
  18. 18. Scoreboard 1 2 3 X 4 5 6 O 7 Click Here if X Wins Click Here if O Wins 8 9
  19. 19. 1 Government = people You can vote.
  20. 20. 1 Home Democracy
  21. 21. 2 Government = King or Queen
  22. 22. 2 Home Monarchy
  23. 23. 3 Government = one person - no election:( The army keeps control.
  24. 24. 3 Home Dictatorship
  25. 25. 4 Government = one person Sometimes the government is violent.
  26. 26. 4 Home Autocracy
  27. 27. 5 Government = all property
  28. 28. 5 Home Communism
  29. 29. 6 No government
  30. 30. 6 Home Anarchy
  31. 31. 7 Government = revolution
  32. 32. 7 Home Revolutionary
  33. 33. 8 Government = a few people
  34. 34. 8 Home Oligarchy
  35. 35. 9 A country that has no monarch, but has an elected president or official is a ________.
  36. 36. 9 Home Republic
  37. 37. Create your own government! - You are going to start your own country! - What government do you want to have? - What rules and laws should your government have? Create 5 laws. - Who will control your country? - Be creative! - Tell the class about your government.
  38. 38. Resources The Democracy Project BBC Types of Government World Population Under Various Governments Types of Governments Dictator for a Day Lesson Plan http://www.discoveryeducation.com/teachers/free-lesso

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