Name _________________________________________ Period _________ Date _________________ Governments: Check Your Vocabulary Knowledge Directions: Match the government type with its definition: _____ 1. Anarchy A. Nation in which the government controls every aspect of citizens lives. _____ 2. Autocracy B. Form of government in which people have supreme power. _____ 3. Democracy C. Small elite has ruling power. _____ 4. Dictatorship _____ 5. Dynasty _____ 6. Fascism D. Form of government in which the people choose leaders who represent them. E. Form of government in which a ruler holds power by force. _____ 7. Imperialism F. Ruling family. _____ 8. Monarchy G. Control by one country of the political economic or cultural life of another country or region. _____ 9. Oligarchy _____ 10. Republic _____ 11. Theocracy H. Dictatorship with strong feelings of nationalism, and strong control over the economy I. One person inherits all political power, i.e. king or queen. _____ 12. Totalitarian State J. Nation ruled by religious leaders. K. A state of lawlessness and disorder (usually resulting from a failure of government) L. A form of government in which unlimited power is held by a single individual.