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  • Form of government — A system of government is a term that refers to the set of political institutions by which a government of a state is organized in order to exert its powers over a Community politics. [http://assets.cambridge.org/052184/3162/excerpt/0521843162… …   Wikipedia

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  • List of forms of government — Part of the Politics series Basic forms of government Aristocracy Autocracy …   Wikipedia

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  • List of countries by system of government — This is a list of the countries categorised by system of government. Contents 1 Alphabetical list of countries 2 Map 3 Systems of Governance 3.1 Presidential/Separated republics …   Wikipedia

  • Staff of Government Division — The Staff of Government Division of the High Court of Justice (usually shorted to Staff of Government Division) is the Court of Appeal in the Isle of Man. It hears all appeals, both criminal and civil, from the High Court. It is the second… …   Wikipedia

  • Instrument of Government (1809) — The Instrument of Government, or Regeringsformen , adopted on June 6, 1809 by the Riksdag of the Estates was the constitution of Sweden from 1809 to 1974. It came about following the disastrous outcome in the Finnish War, when King Gustav IV… …   Wikipedia

  • The Form of Apology and Satisfaction — of 1604 was a document drawn up by a House of Commons committee protesting against King James I s handling of recent political issues.For a variety of reasons King James I had upset many in the House of Commons in his first Parliament. These… …   Wikipedia

  • Form — (f[=o]rm; in senses 8 & 9, often f[=o]rm in England), n. [OE. & F. forme, fr. L. forma; cf. Skr. dhariman. Cf. {Firm}.] 1. The shape and structure of anything, as distinguished from the material of which it is composed; particular disposition or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Government of Oklahoma — The government of the US State of Oklahoma, established by the Oklahoma Constitution, is a republican democracy modeled after the Federal government of the United States. The state government has three branches: the executive, legislative, and… …   Wikipedia

  • Government of Meiji Japan — The Government of Meiji Japan (明治政府 (Meiji seifu?)) was the government which was formed by politicians of the Satsuma Domain, Chōshū Domain and Tenno. The Meiji government was the early government of the Empire of Japan. Politicians of the Meiji… …   Wikipedia

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