COLEGIO BILINGÜE RICHMOND TIPES OF GOVERMENT SOCIAL STUDIES TO: DIEGO VILLAMIZAR BY: DIEGO ALEJANDRO GONZALEZ MUÑOZ GRADE 5.A. 20 MARCH OF 2010
A constitution is a set of rules for government—often codified as a written document—that enumerates the powers and functions of a political entity. These rules together make up, i.e. constitute, what the entity is.
A Monarchy is a form of government in which supreme power is absolutely or nominally lodged with an individual, who is the head of state, often for life or until abdication, and "is wholly set apart from all other members of the state. The person who heads a monarchy is called a monarch . It was a common form of government in the world during ancient and medieval times.
Corporatism is a system of economic, political, or social organization where corporate groups such as agricultural, business, ethnic, labour, military, patronage, scientific, or religious groups are joined together into a single body
Despotism is a form of government by a single authority, either an individual ( Despot ), or tightly knit group, which rules with absolute political power
Diarchy is a form of government in which two diarchs are the heads of state. In most diarchies, the diarchs hold their position for life and pass the responsibilities and power of the position to their children or family when they die.
dictatorship is defined as an autocratic form of government in which the government is ruled by an individual, the dictator, without hereditary ascension.
A form of government , or form of state governance, refers to the set of political institutions by which a government of a state is organized in order to exert its powers over a body politic. Synonyms include "regime type" and "system of government". This definition holds even if the government is unsuccessful in exerting its power.
A dictator was a political office of the Roman Republic. Roman dictators were allocated absolute power during times of emergency. Their power was originally neither arbitrary nor unaccountable, being subject to law and requiring retrospective justification. There were no such dictatorships after the beginning of the 2nd century BC, and later dictators such as Sulla and the Roman Emperors exercised power much more personally and arbitrarily.