A form of government in which power is held by a small group of individuals.
A political entity that claims monopoly on the use of violence in some particular territory.
The ability to carry out one's will, even over resistance of others.
A form of government in which power is seized by an individual.
A system of government in which authority emanates from the people.
People who influence legislation on behalf of their clients are called__________________.
An armed resistance designed to overthrow a government.
The exercise of large-scale power is known as__________________________.
The exercise of power in everyday life is considered ___________________________.
It refers to the power that people accept as rightly exercised over them.