articles

There was no centralized Maya government. The Mayas lived in city-states, some of which were very large and others that were smaller. One noble family had control of each city-state and served as a sort of monarchy with ... More »

www.reference.com Government & Politics Types of Government

Persia became an empire during the rule of Cyrus the Great in the middle of the sixth century B.C. However, Persian society was evident in the ancient Middle East as early as the ninth century B.C. More »

www.reference.com History Ancient History

The type of government in ancient China was a monarchy that was often autocratic and despotic. It was ruled by emperors who were sovereigns of Imperial China and recognized by their subjects as the rulers of "All under h... More »

similar articles

Riviera Maya is located on the northeast coast of Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula. The Yucatán Peninsula separates the Caribbean Sea from the Gulf of Mexico in southeastern Mexico. More »

www.reference.com Geography

A confederate government is a group of states, nations or territories that are joined together by a central government that has limited powers of authority. With a weaker central government, the individual state or natio... More »

A federal system of government works by dividing the powers between two levels of government. Powers are assigned on the national level, but states also have specific powers. More »

A constitutional parliamentary democracy is a political system in which parliament selects the government through elections and is limited by constitutional laws. Through this system, the government is responsible to bot... More »

www.reference.com Government & Politics Types of Government