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Types of Government

About the Types of Government Lesson

Summary
This is an introductory lesson about governments and political systems.

Objectives
• to introduce and list the different types of political government;

• to identify the major differences between the types of government.

Suggested Grades
4th Grade
5th Grade
6th Grade

Excerpt
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:

? democracy
? monarchy
? totalitarian
? theocracy
? aristocracy
? dictatorship

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