A group of powerful leaders
One powerful leader with the support of a strong military
A king or queen
The government is ruled by a powerful leader.
The government is ruled by a king.
The citizens elect their leaders.
The government is ruled by a powerful religious leader.
Power to make laws is shared by the monarch and and a ruling council.
Laws are made strictly by a king or queen.
Laws are made by religious leaders.
Laws are made by a powerful group of council members.