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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 »

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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 »

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Ancient Olympia had no form of government as it was not a city, but a religious site and sanctuary. It was the location of the first Olympic festival, a religious gathering dedicated to Zeus, the supreme deity of the Oly... More »

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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 »

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According to the CIA World Factbook, Panama's government is a constitutional democracy. The country's government has executive, legislative and judicial branches. Members of the legislative and executive branches are ele... More »

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An example of an unlimited government is North Korea. In the past, other examples of this form of government were Germany under Adolf Hitler and the Soviet Union under Joseph Stalin's rule. An unlimited government is one... More »

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