A parliamentary democracy is a form of government where voters elect the parliament, which then forms the government. The party with the most votes picks the leader of the government. Prime ministers are beholden both to... 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 »

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A federal parliamentary democracy, or simply a parliamentary democracy, is a government where parliament, while voted in by the people, is sovereign and responsible for the formation of the government. The parliament is ... More »

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Totalitarianism is a form of government where the state has total power, but in a democracy, the people of a country (or region) vote to elect leaders who act on their behalf. A totalitarianism government typically has a... More »

Direct democracy is a form of government in which citizens rather than representatives decide the laws and policies that govern them. Direct democracy contrasts with a representative democracy, where representatives make... 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 »

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A military dictatorship is an autocratic form of government in which military leaders govern the state. Normally, they result from a coup that topples the government. Military dictatorships are prevalent in countries whe... More »