Types of Government

By Jake Swartzendruber

Democracy

This government is elected by the people. Everyone has the right to vote. Which is a majority of the population. They have a chance to have their own say over who runs the country. This type of government is mostly in Norway. Sweden, Iceland, and New Zealand also have democracy the most.

Dictatorship

This government is ruled by a single leader that has not been elected and may use force to keep control. In military dictatorship, the army is in control. Usually the is little attention to public opinion or individual rights. This type of government is mostly in Germany. Russia and Nigeria also have a dictatorship government.

Totalitarian

This government is ruled by a single political party. The people that live in this government are forced to do what the government tells them and may also be asked to leave the country. This type of government is mostly in China. North Korea and Iraq are the other two countries that also have totalitarian the most.