Types of government

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Types of government

  1. 1. Who is the Type of ruler? How is Many rights for ExamplesGovernment the ruler citizens? chosen?DictatorshipConstitutional Monarchy Absolute MonarchyParliamentary Democracy Presidential Democracy Theocracy Oligarchy
  2. 2. DictatorshipWho is the ruler? How is the ruler chosen?Single PersonTakes power by force.
  3. 3. DictatorshipMany rights for citizens? NO
  4. 4. Dictatorship ExamplesAdolf Hitler Joseph Stalin Benito MussoliniMao Zedong Fidel CastroSlobodan Milosevic Ho Chi MinhSaddam Hussein Muammar QaddafiJuan Peron Fransisco Franco
  5. 5. Constitutional MonarchyWho is the ruler? How is the ruler chosen?King and/or QueenInherits the position by reason of birth.
  6. 6. Constitutional MonarchyMany rights for citizens?
  7. 7. Constitutional Monarchy ExamplesQueen Elizabeth II in the United Kingdom.Belgium, Cambodia, Jordan, The Netherlands,Norway, Spain, Sweden, and Thailand.
  8. 8. Absolute MonarchyWho is the ruler? How is the ruler chosen?King and/or Queen.Inherits the position by reason of birth.Divine right ruler, their power wasunlimited.
  9. 9. Absolute MonarchyMany rights for citizens? NO
  10. 10. Absolute Monarchy ExamplesKing Louis XIV of France.Japanese Monarch.
  11. 11. Parliamentary DemocracyWho is the ruler? How is the ruler chosen?Executive and legislative authority restswith the elected representatives.Elected by members of parliament fromamong its members.
  12. 12. Parliamentary DemocracyMany rights for citizens? YES
  13. 13. Parliamentary Democracy ExamplesUnited Kingdom
  14. 14. Presidential DemocracyWho is the ruler? How is the ruler chosen?President and legislature divide powerElected
  15. 15. Presidential DemocracyMany rights for citizens? YES
  16. 16. Presidential Democracy ExamplesThe United States.
  17. 17. TheocracyWho is the ruler? How is the ruler chosen?Religious leader.Varies; may be elected monarch ordictator.
  18. 18. Theocracy Many rights for citizens?Typically rights are limited.
  19. 19. Theocracy ExamplesAztec CivilizationsEgyptian PharaohsRoman Emperors
  20. 20. OligarchyWho is the ruler? How is the ruler chosen?The ruler and a privileged class ofsupporters exercise the power ofgovernment.
  21. 21. Oligarchy Many rights for citizens?Depends, this government can lead toinstability in society.
  22. 22. Oligarchy ExamplesThe Greek City States (1000 BC to 500BC).Military dictatorships throughoutAfrica, Latin America, and Asia

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