Types of Government
About the Types of Government Lesson
This is an introductory lesson about governments and political systems.
• to introduce and list the different types of political government;
• to identify the major differences between the types of government.
There are several different types of government, but before examining them, it is important to understand what is meant by government.
A government is a ruling power in a political society. It has the authority to make laws, resolve disputes, and issue administrative decisions. In other words, a government is responsible for providing order and stability to a nation, state, or country. Some of the most common types of government are: