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Similarities and differences between different forms of gove

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Different Types of Government
Governments
Similarities and differences between different forms of governments.
Monarchies
Republics
Dictatorships
Direct Democracy
*Pure democracy
Will of the people turns directly into public policy.
-Local level
Monarchies
One person is in control of the whole country.
-Not a dictatorship, or democracy
Dictatorships
Those who rule do not hold responsibility for the want of the people.
*Autocracy/Oligarchy
Republics
Similar to Indirect democracy.
-Is used with democracy but isn't exactly the same.
*Power is held by those eligible to vote
Indirect Democracy
*Representative democracy
A group that is elected to express what the people want.
-National, State, Local level
Unitary
*Centralized government
All power is held by a central agency.
Creates local governments for own good
Federal
Powers are divided from Central and Local.
To change they must act together
Confederate
From local to central
Alliance of independent states.
Makes it easy for states to work together but stay away from each other.
Presidential
Voters elect legislative and chief executive
Branches are independent and coequal
Parliamentary
Voters elect legislative
Legislative elects chief executive
Prime Minister
Similarities
*Could work at a local level
*Express thoughts of the people
*Gets important thing done at a respectably pace
Differences
-Direct can not go bigger than local.
-The groups of people making the decision
-Indirect deals with bigger problems
Similarities
*direct people in control
*All have another type of governing they can go into
Differences
-people running it
-All very different ways of governments
Similarities
All with local and central
Don't have complete power always
Differences
-Highest power changes
-which way the power flows
-how the local and central get along
Similarity
*The people start off voting who they want.
*Democracy
*Leaders get switched out
Differences
-Presidential has a set term, parliamentary goes until voted out.
-Voting patterns
-Majority are parliamentary
-Parliamentary avoids conflict
Democracy is the best form.
Democracy is the best form because it lets the people be heard.
It gets things done that we think are important for the country.
The people have power over who is making decisions and if we want to keep them.
Voting maintains peace and control without an uprising to overthrow.
Democracy keeps the country free by allowing everyone evolved in the decisions of the country.
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