This is an index of political and governmental words you will need to learn. Please only add them in alphabetical order only by first letter. If you would like us to define a word, simply comment on the page.
Acracy- Government by none; anarchy
Adhocracy- government in an unstructured fashion; an unstructured organization
Albocracy- Government by white people
Anarchy- Government by none
Androcracy- Government by men
Anemocracy- Government by wind or by whim
Angelocracy- Government by angels
Antarchy- Opposition to government; anarchy
Argentocracy- Government by money
Aristarchy- Government by the best
Aristocracy- A government ruled by people considered to be in the highest social class in a society
Arithmocracy- Government by simple majority
Autarchy- Government by an absolute ruler
Autocracy- a political system governed by a single individual
Asylum- To leave one country to avoid persecution OR a mental facility
Armistice- Peacefully but temporarily stopping a conflict
Act of Succession- Enacted in 1810, the oldest of Sweden's four fundamental laws provides for the succession to the throne. See also fundamental law.
Agency- See central government authority.
Agenda- A list of all matters and other business to be raised and discussed at a meeting.
Appropriation- A sum of money in the central government budget which the Riksdag decides may be used for a specific purpose.
Appropriation directions- Government directive putting an appropriation at the disposal of the spending authority and specifying the allocation of the appropriated funds.
Authority- See central government authority.
Absolute dud — A nuclear weapon which, when launched at or emplaced on a target, fails to explode.
Barbarocracy- Government by barbarians
Beerocracy- Government by brewers or brewing interests
Bestiocracy- Ruled by beasts
Biarchy- Government by two people, diarchy
Bureaucracy- Government by civil servants
Bureaucrats - A bureaucrat is a member of a bureaucracy and has the administration of any organization, though the term usually connotes someone within an institution of a government. Also, in this wiki, it denotes someone of the highest rank on the website.
Bureau - an administrative unit of government; "the Central Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of Management and Budget"
Budget- see Funds
Budget bill - Annual government budget proposal, normally submitted to the Riksdag in the autumn. The bill includes a revised budget statement, budget policy objectives, expenditure frameworks, appropriation proposals and a forecast of government revenue. It must be brought before the Riksdag not later than 20 September, except in an election year, when it must be submitted not later than one week after the opening of parliament unless the proceedings are obstructed by a change of government
Budget material - The authorities' proposals for financing their operations in the coming years.
Budget statement - Part of the budget bill and spring fiscal policy bill setting out general guidelines for economic policy.
Cannonarchy- Government by superior firepower or cannons
Capelocracy- Government by shopkeepers
Chiliarchy- Government by one thousand people
Chirocracy- Government by physical force
Chromatocracy- Government by rulers of a particular skin color
Chrysoaristocracy- Government by the wealthy; Plutocracy
Corpocracy- Government by corporate bureaucrats
Cosmarchy- Rulership over the entire world, especially by the devil
Cottonocracy- Government by those involved in the cotton trade
Cryptarchy- Secret rulership Commonwealth - a world organization of autonomous states that are united in allegiance to a central power but are not subordinate to it or to one another
Communism - Communism is a social structure in which, theoretically, classes are abolished and property is commonly controlled, as well as a political philosophy and social movement that advocates and aims to create such a society. Court - See Judicial
Conservative - those who support political or social or economic conservatism; those who believe that things are better left unchanged
Culture- a particular society's ideals
Capitalism- A free market economy
Central government authority- Administratively autonomous national authority, subordinate to the Government and responsible for implementing public policies, overseeing the provision of many public services and discharging a range of regulatory functions. Examples include the National Board of Health and Welfare and the tax authorities.
Cabinet- a council advising a sovereign, president, etc.
Civil war- a war within a country Circit Court- a court with limited jurisdiction to one area
Constitution- a document that organizes government of a country
Cruel- Causing pain or suffering
Decadarchy- Government by ten individuals; decarchy
Demarchy- Government by the people; popular government; see Democracy
Demonarchy- Government by a demon
Demonocracy- Government by demons or evil forces
Despotocracy- Government by despots or tyrants
Diabolocracy- Government by the Devil
Diarchy- Government by two people
Dinarchy- Government by two people, see Diarchy
Dodecarchy- Government by twelve people
Doulocracy- Government by slaves
Duarchy- Government by two people, see Diarchy
Dulocracy- Government by slaves, see Doulocracy
Dyarchy- Government by two people, see Diarchy
DEFCON - A security system that shows the readiness of the military and the level of security.
Dictatorship - See autocracy
Democracy- political orientation of those who favor government by the people or by their elected representatives
Day X - the day all of the nations launch all of their nuclear warheads, prepare for it, build a fallout shelter, or else there is no hope
Ecclesiarchy- Government by clerics or ecclesiastical authorities
Endarchy- Centralized government
Ergatocracy- Government by the workers or the working class
Ethnarchy- Government over an ethnic group
Ethnocracy- Government by an ethnic group or race
Exarchy- Government by bishops Election- a vote to select the winner of a position or political office; "the results of the election will be announced tonight"
Fallout Shelter- A shelter in which a person may stay for two to three weeks in order to survive a nuclear fallout (be sure to stock up on supplies)
Fascism- a radical political theory advocating an authoritarian hierarchical government
Federalist- people who believe in stong central government
Funds- see Budget
Gerontocracy- Government by the aged
Gunarchy- Government by women, see Gynarchy
Gymnasiarchy- Government over a school or academy
Gynaeocracy- Government by women, see Gynarchy
Gynarchy- Government by women
Gynocracy- Government by women, see Gynarchy
Geopolitics- The art and practice of using political power over a given territory. Traditionally, the term has applied primarily to the impact of geography on politics, but its usage has evolved over the past century to encompass a wider connotation.
GDP- Gross Domestic Product, the value of goods created in a nation
Globalization- To make a world wide government
Guerrillas - a band of irregular soldiers that uses guerrilla warfare
Hagiarchy- Government by saints or holy persons
Hagiocracy- Government by holy men
Hamarchy- Government by a cooperative body of parts
Hecatarchy- Government by one hundred people; Hecatontarchy
Hecatontarchy- Government by one hundred people
Hendecarchy- Government by eleven people
Heptarchy- government by seven people
Heroarchy- Government by heroes
Hetaerocracy- Government by paramours
Heterarchy- Government by a foreign ruler
Hierocracy- Government by priests or religious ministers
Hipparchy- Rule or control of horses
Hoplarchy- Government by the military
Hyperanarchy- Condition of extreme anarchy
Hyperarchy- Excessive government
Hierarchy - a series of ordered groupings of people or things within a system; "put honesty first in her hierarchy of values"
Head of State- Ceremonial and public figure head who cannot exercise governmental power other then his or her reserve owers unless he or she is also head of government
Head of Government- The Commander in Chief of the government, in charge of the country
Hostile- unfriendly, antagonistic
Iatrarchy- Government by physicians
Idiocracy- Personal rule, self-rule
Infantocracy- Government by an infant
Isocracy- Equal political power Immigration- Migration from one country to another
Jesuitocracy- Government by Jesuits
Juntocracy- Government by a Junta Judicial- a form of law and order within a country, a court system.
Junta- a council of non elected officials who rule with military power
Jesuit- A member of the Society of Jesus, A Roman Catholic order of priests founded by St Ignatius Loyola, St. Francis Xavier, and others in 1534, to do missionary work. The order was zealous in opposing the Reformation. Despite periodic persecution it has retained an important influence in Catholic thought and education.
Kakistocracy- Government by the worst
Kleptarchy- Government by thieves
Kritarchy- A government ruled by judges
King - See monarch
Landocracy- Government by the propertied class, see Timocracy
Logocracy- Government of words Leftism- see Liberal
Liberal- those who support varying degrees of social or political or economic change designed to promote the public welfare
Matriarchy- Government by women or mothers
Meritocracy- Government by the meritorious
Merocracy- Government by a part of citizenry
Mesocracy- Government by the middle classes
Metrocracy- Government by mothers or women, see Matriarchy
Millionocracy- Government by millionaires
Millocracy- Government by mill owners
Mobocracy- Government by mobs or crowds Monarch - a royal ruler somtimes head of state and sometimes autocratic
- Constitutional: The monarch does not have executive power and is head of state, see head of state under H
- Absolute: Monarchy has autocratic power, see Autocracy
Moneyocracy- Government by the monied classes
Monocracy- Government by one individual
Myriarchy- Government by ten thousand individuals Militia- civilians trained as soldiers but not part of the regular army
Militants- disposed to warfare or hard-line policies; "militant nations"; "hawkish congressman"; "warlike policies"
Military- of or relating to the principles of warfare
Narcokleptocracy- Government by those who profit from trade in illegal drugs
Navarchy- Rulership over the seas
Neocracy- Government from new or inexperienced rulers
Nomocracy- Government based on legal system; rule of law
Noocracy - The wise and knowledgeable rule the country
Navy - All of the warships belonging to a country or ruler
Oligarchy- government ruled by a few supreme leaders
Ochlocracy- a government ruled by a group of people who rule by force, a mob rule
Octarchy- Government by eight people
Paedarchy- Government by children
Paedocracy- Government by children, see Paedarchy
Panarchy- Universal rule or dominion
Pantarchy- Government by all the people, world government
Pantisocracy- Government by all equally
Paparchy- Government by the pope
Papyrocracy- Government by newspapers or literature
Parsonarchy- Government by parsons
Partocracy- Government by a single unopposed political party
Patriarchy- Government by men or fathers
Pedantocracy- Government by pedants or strict rule-bound scholars
Pentarchy- Government by five individuals
Phallocracy- Government by men
Philosophocracy- Government by philosophers
Phylarchy- Government by a specific class or tribe
Physiocracy- Government according to natural laws or principles
Pigmentocracy- Government by those of one skin color
Plantocracy- Government by plantation owners
Plousiocracy- Government by the wealthy. see Plutocracy
Plutarchy- Government by the wealthy, see Plutocracy
Plutocracy- Government by the wealthy
Polarchy- Government by many people, see Polyarchy
Policeocracy- Government by police
Pollarchy- Government by a multitude or mob, see Ochlocracy
Polyarchy- Government by many people
Polycracy- Government by many rulers, see Polyarchy
Popocracy- Government by populists
Pornocracy- Government by harlots
Prophetarchy- Government by a prophet
Psephocracy- Government resulting from election by ballot
Ptochocracy- Government by beggars or paupers; wholesale pauperization
Punditocracy- Government by political pundits
Population- citizens and residents of a country
Province- the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation
Pundit- An expert in a particular subject or field who is frequently called on to give opinions about it to the public.
Quangocracy- Rule of quasi-autonomous non-governmental organization
Queen - A female monarch, see monarch
Republic: A government when the people elect people to decide on everything
Right Wing- See conservative
Regime- a group of leading officials with autocratic power
Rotocracy- Government by those who control rotten boroughs
Socialism- a political theory advocating state ownership of industry
Security- The state of being free from danger or injury; "we support the armed services in the name of national security"
State- see province Septarchy- Government by seven rulers; heptarchy
Shopocracy- Government by shopkeepers
Slavocracy- Government by slave-owners
Snobocracy- Government by snobs
Sociocracy- Government by society as a whole
Squarsonocracy- Government by landholding clergymen
Squatterarchy- Government by squatters; squattocracy
Squattocracy- Government by squatters
Squirearchy- Government by squires
Squirocracy- Government by squires; squirearchy
Statocracy- Government by the state alone, without ecclesiastical influence
Stratarchy- Rulership over an army
Stratocracy- Military rule or despotism
Strumpetocracy- Government by strumpets
Synarchy- Joint sovereignty
Tyranny- See autocracy
Treaty- Ending a conflict by signing a peace treaty Technocracy- Government by technical experts
Tetradarchy- Government by four people; tetrarchy
Tetrarchy- Government by four people
Thalassiarchy- Sovereignty of the seas; thalassocracy
Thalassocracy- Sovereignty of the seas
Thearchy- Rule by a god or gods; body of divine rulers
Theatrocracy- Goverment by gathered assemblies of citizens
Theocracy- Government by priests or by religious law
Timarchy- Government by the propertied class; timocracy
Timocracy- Government by the propertied class
Triarchy- Government by three people
Tritarchy- Government by three people; triarchy
Tritheocracy- Government by three gods
Unitary- Lack of interstates or provinces
Venal- Showing or motivated by susceptibility to bribery.
Virulent- Extremely severe or harmful in its effects.
Weekly drafting meeting - Session during which a minister is briefed on a matter before it is raised at a cabinet meeting.
Written communication from the Government - Form in which the Government notifies the Riksdag of its deliberations and decisions.
Whiggarchy- Government consisting of Whigs
X-ray warfare - warfare, usually used by guerillas, in which they use X-rays to determine the exact point of an enemy
Xenocracy- Government by a body of foreigners
YAY- a secret Japanese organization nicknamed YAY called the Yakuza Abduction Yajna, which captures unsuspecting victims and sacrifices them.
Zero point — The location of the center of a burst of a nuclear weapon at the instant of detonation. The zero point may be in the air, or on or beneath the surface of land or water, depending upon the type of burst, and it is thus to be distinguished from ground zero.