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Although there are still countries in which aristocracy still exists and is even prevalent, aristocracy as a form of government is no longer formally practiced. Determining what countries are ruled by aristocracies is ma... More »

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As of today, no country has an aristocratic government. Also known as aristocracy, this form of government results when a society is ruled by a few people of a certain class or privilege, typically wealthy, educated nobi... 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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As of 2014, there are no countries that have pure socialism, which is actually an economic system and not a form of government. The former Soviet Union is the best example of true socialism, while China, North Korea and ... More »

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A federal republic government is divided between two levels of independent sovereignty, the national government and the states (or provinces, in some countries). Unlike a unitary system, the states or analogous subdivisi... More »

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As an integral part of France, French Guiana has a republican form of government. People in French Guiana elect two representatives to send to the French National Assembly and one to send to the Senate. More »

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Rome was responsible for instituting a checks-and-balances form of government that limited the amount of power held by one person. It also granted its people some power in the formation of government through the election... More »

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