Ch 15: Forms & Characteristics of Government

About This Chapter

Review information on various types of governments and their distinguishing features. Learn more about the benefits and drawbacks of each system and find out a little about their history.

Forms & Characteristics of Government - Chapter Summary

Use our video and text lessons to review information on various types of governments, their histories and the pros and cons of each. You'll look at several forms of democracy and explore the Congressional and Parliamentary systems of making laws. After completing this chapter, you should have knowledge of topics including:

  • Analysis of various types of government
  • Characteristics and history of fascism
  • Types and principles of democracy
  • Advantages and disadvantages of direct democracy
  • Differences between Congress and Parliament

Our instructors keep these brief lessons entertaining but information-packed, with lots of examples and humor. Short lesson quizzes and chapter exams let you evaluate your learning, and the clickable Timeline makes it easy to skip back to parts of the lesson that you wish to review without re-watching the entire video.

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