Types of Government - Lower Level

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Types of government and the government square game.

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Types of Government - Young Learners-Lower Level: 

Types of Government - Young Learners-Lower Level adapted for use for educational purposes credit to Mark Damon for game

Types of Government + Game : 

Types of Government + Game Objective: Defining different types of governments (i.e., democracy, autocracy, oligarchy, monarchy, and dictatorship).

Meet the “archies”!: 

Meet the “archies”! archy = power (ძალა) demo (people) + cracy = democracy auto (self) + cracy = autocracy olig (a few) + archy = oligarchy mon (one) + archy = monarchy an (without) + archy = anarchy

De/mo/cra/cy: 

De/m o/c ra/cy დემოკრატია In a democracy, the government is elected by the people. Everyone who is eligible to vote has a chance to have their say over who runs the country. It is different from governments controlled by a few people (oligarchy) or by a single person (dictatorship; monarchy). A democracy is usually has elected representatives (like parliament or congress).

Au/to/cra/cy: 

Au/t o/c ra/cy ავტოკრატიის Government = one person (sometimes violent - ძალადობრივი).

O/li/gar/chy: 

O/li/gar/chy ოლიგარქიიდან Government = a few people.

Mo/nar/chy: 

Mo/nar/chy მონარქია Government = a king or queen. The king or queen's children become king or queen. In a constitutional monarchy, like Great Britain, there is a democratic government (parliament) and a queen.

Dic/ta/tor/ship: 

Dic/ta/tor/ship დიქტატურა Government = one person In a military dictatorship, the army (ჯარი) has the power.

An/ar/chy: 

An/ar/chy ანარქია anarchy = no government

Ca/pi/ta/list: 

Ca/pi/ta/list კაპიტალიზმის Free-market Capitalist = people can own their own businesses and property. Some capitalist governments also provide their education, health and welfare services.

Com/mu/nist: 

Com/mu/nist კომუნიზმი Government = all property. Government = healthcare, education and welfare.

Re/pub/lic: 

Re/pub/lic რესპუბლიკა Government = no king Usually an elected president.

Re/vo/lu/tion/ary: 

Re/vo/lu/tion/ary რევოლუცია Government = a revolution

To/tal/i/tar/i/an: 

To/ta l/i /ta r/i/ an ტოტალიტარული One system (usually only one leader). People = complete control by the government.

Ready for a quiz?: 

Ready for a quiz ? Play Government Squares

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Goverment Squares A Game of X’s and O’s Mark E. Damon Inspired by

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7 8 9 4 5 6 1 2 3 Maude L.T. Ford Al Beback Paige Turner Skip Roper Carrie Oki Dr. E. Ville Hazel Nutt Pearly White 5 Justin Time Starring:

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7 8 9 4 5 6 1 2 3 Scoreboard X O Click Here if X Wins Click Here if O Wins

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1 Government = people You can vote.

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1 Democracy Home

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2 Government = King or Queen

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2 Monarchy Home

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3 Government = one person - no election:( The army keeps control.

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3 Dictatorship Home

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4 Government = one person Sometimes the government is violent.

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4 Autocracy Home

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5 Government = all property

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5 Communism Home

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6 No government

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6 Anarchy Home

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7 Government = revolution

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7 Revolutionary Home

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8 Government = a few people

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8 Oligarchy Home

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9 A country that has no monarch, but has an elected president or official is a ________.

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9 Republic Home

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CONGRATULATIONS! X X X X X X X X X X X X CONGRATULATIONS! CONGRATULATIONS!

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CONGRATULATIONS! O O O O O O O O O O O O CONGRATULATIONS! CONGRATULATIONS!

Which government do you want?: 

Which government do you want? In Georgian or English: 1. Which government do you think is good for people? Why? 2. Which government do you think is bad for people? Why?

Create your own government!: 

Create your own government! - You are going to start your own country! - What government do you want to have? - What rules and laws should your government have? Create 5 laws. - Who will control your country? - Be creative! - Tell the class about your government.

Resources: 

Resources The Democracy Project BBC Types of Government World Population Under Various Governments Types of Governments Dictator for a Day Lesson Plan http://www.discoveryeducation.com/teachers/free-lesson-plans/dictator-for-a-day.cfm