|Types of governments|
- Anarchy is primarily from the ancient Greek ἀναρχία (anarchia), which combines ἀ " without" and ἀρχή "rulers".
- Capitalism is an economic system based on private ownership of the means of production and their control and operation of their beneficial use. Not a political system
- Communism is a political theory derived from Karl Marx, advocating class war and leading to a society in which all property is publicly owned and each person works and is paid according to their abilities and needs.
- Democracy is from Greek "δημοκρατία" meaning the "rule of the commoners".
- Fascism is an authoritarian and nationalistic right-wing system of government and social organization.
- Republic is “A state or nation in which the supreme power rests in all the citizens… A state or nation with a president as its titular head; distinguished from monarchy.” Webster’s New Dictionary unabridged 2nd Ed. 1965.
- Socialism is a noun defined as a "political and economic theory of social organization that advocates that the means of production, distribution, and exchange should be owned or regulated by the community as a whole."
- Statism is the belief that the state should control either economic or social policy, or both, to some degree.