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Question: What are the definitions for Constitutional Republic, Democracy, Oligarchy/Plutocracy, Dictatorship and Monarchy?
Politically Correct Resolution:
Constitutional Republic! (Representative Democracy) (Wikipedia)
A Constitutional Republic is a state, where the head of state and other officials are representatives of the people and must govern according to existing constitutional law that limits the government's power over all of its citizens. In that the head of the state is elected, it is a republic and not a monarchy.
In a constitutional republic, executive, legislative, and judicial powers are separated into distinct branches.
The fact that a constitution exists that limits the government's power makes that state constitutional. That the head of state and other officials are chosen by election, rather than inheriting their positions and that their decisions are subject to judicial review, makes the state a republic.
The greatest example of a Constitutional Republic WAS the old United States of America!
Democracy is a form of government in which all citizens have an equal say in the decisions that affect their lives. Ideally, this includes equal participation in the proposal, development and passage of legislation into law.
The greatest example was Ancient Greece!
CURRENTLY THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA IS A CONSTITUTIONAL REPUBLIC AND NOT A DEMOCRACY AS OUR LEADERS LEAD US TO BELIEVE!
Oligarchy/Plutocracy is a form of power structure in which power effectively rests with a small number of people. These people could be distinguished by royalty, wealth, family ties, corporate, or military control. Such states are often controlled by a few prominent families who pass their influence from one generation to the next.
Plutocracy is rule by the wealthy, or (power provided by wealth). The combination of both plutocracy and oligarchy is called plutarchy.
The greatest example of an Oligarchy/Plutocracy was the old Soviet Union Communism! It still is.
A dictatorship is defined as an autocratic form of government in which the government is ruled by an individual, the dictator.
It is a government controlled by one person, or a small group of people. In this form of government the power rests entirely on the person or group of people, and can be obtained by force or by inheritance. The dictator, may also take away much, if not all, of the people's freedom. In contemporary usage, dictatorship refers to an autocratic form of absolute rule by leadership unrestricted by law, constitutions, or other social and political factors within the state.
Dictatorship remains a relatively common phenomenon. (Cuba, Venezuela, Iran, North Korea, Libya etc.)
The greatest example of a Dictatorship was the Roman Empire!
A monarchy is a form of government in which all political power is passed down to an individual (usually hereditary) known as a monarch ("single ruler"), king or queen.
Historically, the notion of monarchy may emerge under different circumstances. It may grow out of tribal kingship, and the office of monarch (kings) becoming typically hereditary, resulting in successive dynasties or "houses", especially when the leader is wise and able enough to lead
WHICH OF THE ABOVE WILL THE UNITED STATES EVENTUALLY BECOME?
Archaic word for today: Banker.
Politically correct Definition: Avarice monetary manipulating acquisition expert.
Letters/words/terms that will not be included in the International Dictionary of Political Correctness: (Determined to be derogatory) (Only the use by those within the same ethnic group will be tolerated)
THE FOLLOWING TERMS ARE USED FOR THE PURPOSE OF PREJUDICIAL AWARENESS!
A slur against people of Middle Eastern descent.
Canadian Born Confused Desi - Similar to ABCD, but used for Canadian born South Asians who are confused about their cultural identity.
A race specific term used to describe Chinese immigrants in the U.S., Canada and Australia in the 19th century.
A mild derogatory term used to refer to white people as a collective oppressor group. Also, a slang term used by American troops as a term for Vietnamese guerrillas.
CHEESE EATING SURRENDER MONKEY!
A french person (being politically correct) from the percieved proclivity of the French to surrender.
An Anglo-Indian or Eurasian half caste (from Hindu for literally, dirt).
Mocking the language of or a person of perceived Chinese or East Asian descent.
Used to refer to people of perceived Chinese descent and by extension for other East Asians.