A few people make the decisions for all.
Ruling power is in the hands of one person.
A person seizes control by force.
Is in the hands of a few leaders.
Is in the hands of the people.
Is given to someone because of their birth right.
Began fighting with rivals over land and raw materials and or were invaded by the Dorians.
when all the heirs were dying and there were not replacements.
The middle class revolted.
Eliminate the enemy
Reform laws , help the poor, and cancel debts.
Work together with other kings.
The aristocrats and selected members of the middle class made the decisions.
They were forced to be in prison most of their lives.
Tyrants overthrew them and took over.