goverment stystems

goverment stystems

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Term Definition
Autocracy a government where political authority rests with a single leader
Democracy a government where political authority rests with a nations citizens
Executive head of government/head of state
President title often given to the head of government (state) in a presidential democracy
Prime Minster title often given to the head of government in a parliamentary democracy
Chancellor title often given to the head of government in a parliamentary democracy
Legislative law-making body
Bi-cameral having a legislative divided into an upper and lower house
Presidential Democracy citizens elect both members of legislative branch and executive branch
Parliamentary Democracy citizens elect members to legislative branch then members of legislative branch select the head of the state in the executive branch
Political Party organization which represents specific political ideas in a given country
Russia president
United Kingdom prime minister
Germany chancellor

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