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AnarchyEdit

Rule by the strongest. There is no government. Usually a temporary form of government.

AristocracyEdit

Rule by a small group (such as a high council).

AutocracyEdit

Rule by a single individual who wields unlimited power.

Communist StateEdit

Rule by a communist party, whether it be Marxist-Leninist, Stalinist, Maoist or some other similar philosophy.

CorporatocracyEdit

Rule by corporations. The government is either one or several corporations, or entirely influenced by corporations.

DemarchyEdit

Rule by jury. Juries chosen from random people debate an issue and reach a consensus. An abstract form of democracy.

DemocracyEdit

Direct DemocracyEdit

Rule by the people. Every law and decision are put to a vote. This is the truest form of democracy, but only works in a limited fashion over small populations.

Representative DemocracyEdit

Rule by representatives elected by the population. An abstract form of polity.

HexarchyEdit

Rule by six members of the government's peak. Every official either inherits the position or is given the position.

MeritocracyEdit

Rule by merit. All government officials receive their position based on demonstrated talent and ability, rather than by wealth, family, class, or election. In a meritocracy, society rewards (by wealth, position, and social status) those who demonstrated talent and competence, demonstrated through past actions or by competition.

MonarchyEdit

Absolute MonarchyEdit

Rule of an individual who attains position because of hereditary lines and rules supreme. A form of autocracy.

Constitutional MonarchyEdit

Rule of an individual who attains position because of hereditary lines. It is assumed that the monarch is head of state, with someone else as head of government, whether chosen by the monarch or by the people.

Elective MonarchyEdit

Rule of an individual who attains position by being chosen by a small group. Elective monarchy and aristocracy often overlap

OchlocracyEdit

Rule by organized crime. Usually several factions or cartels rise to power and balance ecah other through conflict and cooperation.

OligarcyEdit

Rule by a small group wielding virtually unlimited power for evil or selfish goals. Oligarcy and plutocracy often overlap.

PlutocracyEdit

Rule by the wealthy. The upper classes completely control all laws and government positions.

RepublicEdit

Rule by representatives elected by certain classes of the population. Essentially a combination of democracy and oligarcy

RobotocracyEdit

Rule by machines. The rule may be both benevolent or malevolent.

StratocracyEdit

Rule by the military. All government officials are military personnel.

TechnocracyEdit

Rule by scientists. The government strives towards technological advancement to the exclusion of all else.

TheocracyEdit

Rule by the church. In this case, church and state are virtually one. Priests hold political offices and adherence to the religion is required for citizenship.

TimocracyEdit

Rule by landowners. A form of plutocracy

Totalitarian StateEdit

Rule by a single individual or party that wields unlimited political power.

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