Types of Government

Updated: 9/15/2020
Types of Government

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  • Absolute Monarchy
  • If only I'd been born a boy... I would be first in line to rule.
  • I name my son the heir to my throne.
  • Theocracy
  • Allah is the ultimate ruler.
  • I cover myself for modesty.
  • Oligarchy
  • I am a rich, Russian oligarch that influences the government.
  • Hi, my Russian friend dude.
  • 1. A king or queen rules the country.2. The king or queen is known as a monarch.3. Normally, power is transferred through heredity.
  • 1. A government that recognizes God or a divine being as the ultimate authority. 2. "Theo" is a Greek word that means god.3. Religious law is used to settle disputes and rule the people.
  • 1. Oligarchies are ruled by a small group.2. Oligarchs influence the government.3. Often, these people are from the same families, and power is handed down, but this is not necessary like it is in monarchies.