A monarchy is a old form of government and is a country that is ruled by a monarch - who are born into the royal family because of ancestors or have married into royalty. A country with this kind of government is the United Kingdom's Queen Elizabeth II.
Oligarchy is a form of government, run by a small number of people such as wealthy landowners, royalty or powerful military figures. An example of a oligarchy is The Republic of China.
Dictatorship is when one person holds all political power. Dictatorships are seen as cruel because of the way they treat their citizens. Dictators can make decisions that affect their countries without having to consult any other branch of government. An example of a dictator is North Korea's Kim Jong-Un
Theocracy is a form of government in which God or a deity is recognized as the supreme civil ruler. An example of a Theocracy government is Afghanistan
Democracy is a system of government in which power is vested in the people, who rule either directly or through freely elected representatives. All citizens vote on representatives to pass laws for them. An example of a democracy country is New Zealand.
A state of society without government or law. As a result no one rules. An example of of a Anarchy government is Somalia