People do not answer to any leader or govenment.
Example: United States; citizens vote for representatives on local, state and national levels who make laws.
Example: Ancient Greece; citizens gathered to make decisions for their city-states and voted directly on issues.
A form of government in which a country is ruled by a king or queen.
A democracy in which elected or appointed representatives, not the people, vote on government policy and initiatives.
An attempt by many people to overthrow an established government. This is usually violent.
A form of government in which a country is ruled by religious leaders.
A form of government in which power is held by the people.
The absence of government or order in a country or organization.
One person makes all of the rules.