A limited government is a political system in which power is controlled by a constitution and divided among different entities in order to prevent tyranny. The governments of the United States and other western democraci... More »

Limited government is important because limiting government preserves individual liberties and protects certain rights and freedoms. It also protects private property and enables citizens to have more control over their ... More »

A limited government is defined as a government that is set up to have limited power over its citizens. A limited government has hard restrictions set on its powers and abilities. These limits have powerful effects on bo... More »

Democracy is a system of government based on the principle that the state's power is vested in the people and may be used by the people or their elected officials under a system of free elections. In theory, democracies ... More »

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A confederate system of government is one where regional, or state, governments hold most of the power and the central government is weaker. The central government holds only the amount of power that the smaller politica... More »

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A limited democracy is a system of government in which power is only partially in the hands of the general populace. The level of power is identified within a constitution. More »

Some examples of the oligarchic system of government can be found in Russia following the fall of the Soviet Union when a group of private businessmen dominated both wealth and political power in the Russian government. ... More »