The government of the United States of America is a constitutional federal republic. It functions as a democracy and a republic because citizens elect individuals to represent them, and a majority vote determines laws. More »

Located in the middle of the 13 original colonies, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware were propriety colonies, ruled by landowners granted the land by the rulers of England, France and the Netherlands. More »

South Africa is governed by a constitutional democracy, where the nation, the different provinces and the local areas have their own legislative and executive authority. The constitutions that govern these different sphe... More »

A federal republic is a type of government made up of smaller areas such as states or provinces where the central government cedes certain powers to the individual areas for self-government purposes. The citizens of the ... More »

A constitutional republic is a type of government in which the officials are elected by the people. The republic must govern according to the laws of the constitution, and its actions are subject to judicial review. Alth... More »

A constitutional democratic republic is a type of government based on the principles of a constitution in which officials elected by the people represent the people in the legislative and governing processes. A constitut... More »

In the United States of America, the Federal Reserve controls monetary policy. Stable employment, prices and long-term interest rates are the goals of monetary policy. The Federal Reserve uses monetary policy to avoid in... More »