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  • Government Lesson: System of Government - Who has the power

    Government

    Inyang Umoh (tutor)
    23-02-2016 09:26:00 +0000

    You will often see systems of governments described based on what kinds of people within the society typically hold power. Based on what's in the past exams can expect at least one of these terms will show up this year. So get very familiar with them.

    - Aristocracy - Power is in the hands of the highest class of people in a society
    - Autocracy - Absolute power is in the hands of one person
    - Constitutional mornach - Power is shared between a King or Queen and a parliament
    - Democracy - Power is in the hands of the people
    - Gerontocracy - Power is in the hands of old people
    - Monarchy - Power is in the hands of nobility (i.e. royal families)
    - Theocracy - Power is in the hands of religious leaders

    Can you name countries that have these types of government systems?



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  • BESTON TORHEEB

    Nigeria is to democracy

    0 23-02-2016 09:28:00 +0000

  • Horpehyehmy Balogun

    Thanks alot for diz

    0 23-02-2016 09:40:00 +0000

  • anis shuaibu

    thanks u

    0 23-02-2016 09:46:00 +0000

  • Emi_El Johnson

    Britain is to constitutional monarch...

    0 23-02-2016 09:46:00 +0000

  • Inyang Umoh (tutor)

    slight correction . I had earlier used the definition of 'autocracy' in place of that of 'aristocracy'. The correction has been made.

    0 23-02-2016 09:58:00 +0000

  • Abdulsalam Abdulahi

    Can the Queen Elizabeth II be prosecute? Often hear that law is blind but to some extent

    0 23-02-2016 16:16:00 +0000

  • Esther Nwakaego

    Tanz Williams

    0 23-02-2016 20:52:00 +0000

  • Esther Nwakaego

    Tankz Williams

    0 23-02-2016 20:57:00 +0000

  • Inyang Umoh (tutor)

    @abdulsalami, the queen of england is above the law! But it is said that not all members of the royal family are. Every country is different. Does anyone know if the President of Nigeria is above the law?

    1 23-02-2016 23:23:00 +0000

  • Abdulsalam Abdulahi

    There is provisions for tha in 1999 constitution... President, vice president, governor and vice governor cannot be sue at their regime

    0 23-02-2016 23:29:00 +0000