A monarchy is a form of government in which a group, usually a family called the dynasty, embodies the country's national identity and one of its members, called the monarch, exercises a role of sovereignty. The actual power of the monarch may vary from purely symbolic (crowned republic), to partial and restricted (constitutional monarchy), to completely autocratic (absolute monarchy)
Where It's used
Country - Monarch - Type of monarchy
Bahrain-King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa-Constitutional
Belgium-King Philippe (2013)-Constitutional
Bhutan-Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchukin-Constitutional
Brunei-Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah-Constitutional
Cambodia-King Norodom Sihamoni-Constitutional
Denmark-Queen Margrethe II-Constitutional
Jordan-King Abdullah II-Constitutional
Kuwait-Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah (2006)-Constitutional
Lesotho-King Letsie III-Constitutional
Oligarchy is a form of power structure in which power actually rests with a small number of people. These people might be distinguished by nobility, wealth, family ties, education or corporate, religious or military control. Such states are often controlled by a few prominent families who typically pass their influence from one generation to the next, but inheritance is not a necessary condition for the application of this term.
Some countries that have oligarchy governments include China, North Korea and Venezuela. The former Soviet Union was also considered to be an oligarchy.
Republic, form of government in which a state is ruled by representatives of the citizen body. Modern republics are founded on the idea that sovereignty rests with the people, though who is included and excluded from the category of the people has varied across history. Republic, form of government in which a state is ruled by representatives of the citizen body. Modern republics are founded on the idea that sovereignty rests with the people, though who is included and excluded from the category of the people has varied across history. Because citizens do not govern the state themselves but through representatives, republics may be distinguished from direct democracy, though modern representative democracies are by and large republics. The term republic may also be applied to any form of government in which the head of state is not a hereditary monarch.
A republic is used in almost all countries way to many to list click the button below to see a full list
Socialism is a range of economic and social systems characterized by social ownership and democratic control of the means of production; as well as the political ideologies, theories, and movements that aim to establish them. Social ownership may refer to forms of public, collective, or cooperative ownership; to citizen ownership of equity; or to any combination of these. Although there are many varieties of socialism and there is no single definition encapsulating all of them,social ownership is the common element shared by its various forms.
People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria, Republic of India, United Republic of Tanzania, Republic of Angola, Portuguese Republic, People’s Republic of Bangladesh, Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Cooperative Republic of Guyana, Republic of Mozambique
Anarchy is the condition of a society, entity, group of people, or a single person that rejects hierarchy. The term originally meant leaderless, but in 1840, Pierre-Joseph Proudhon adopted the term in his treatise What Is Property? to refer to a new political philosophy, anarchism, which advocates stateless societies based on voluntary associations. In practical terms, anarchy can refer to the curtailment or abolition of traditional forms of government.
Where Is this used?
Currently Iceland has an anarchy government but its because there's such a small population but realistically no where actually uses this as a primary form of government.
A political theory derived from Karl Marx, advocating class war and leading to a society in which all property is publicly owned and each person works and is paid according to their abilities and needs. In political and social sciences, communism is the philosophical, social, political, and economic ideology and movement whose ultimate goal is the establishment of the communist society, which is a socioeconomic order structured upon the common ownership of the means of production and the absence of social classes, money, and the state.
Current Communist Countries: China, Cuba, Laos, North Korea, and Vietnam.
Democracy in modern usage, is a system of government in which the citizens exercise power directly or elect representatives from among themselves to form a governing body, such as a parliament. Democracy is sometimes referred to as "rule of the majority". Democracy was originally conceived in Classical Greece, where political representatives were chosen by a jury from amongst the male citizens: rich and poor.
three countries which use representative democracy are the United States of America, the United Kingdom, and Poland.
Dictatorship is a form of government where a country or a group of countries is ruled by one person or political entity, and exercised through various mechanisms to ensure that the entity's power remains strong. A dictatorship is a type of authoritarianism, in which politicians regulate nearly every aspect of the public and private behavior of citizens. Dictatorship and totalitarianism societies generally employ political propaganda to decrease the influence of proponents of alternative governing systems.
There are about 25 country's that are ruled by a dictatorship but the most commonly know one is North Korea