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Q: What is the rule by a small faction of people called?
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What form of political power allows only a small faction to rule?


When a small group of people rule what is it called?


A government system in which only a few people rule is called what?

An oligarchy is a system of government controlled by a small number of people. These people are often part of a small clan, clique, or organization.

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How does the idea faction over blood come in the story Divergent?

The basic idea of 'faction before blood' was incorporated within the story when Tris is troubled and confused whether to be on the Dauntless' side or the her original faction, Abnegation's side. Someone then tells Tori that 'faction over blood' was the general rule. Of course, it's Tris, so she doesn't follow the rule and believes in something else. But this idea of 'faction over blood' creeps her out.

What was a rule by three people called in rome?

It is called a triumvirate.

Any system of government in which rule is by the people is called what?

Rule by the people is called a Democracy. Rule where the people elect representatives is called a Republic. Other common types of government include the following: Monarchy: rule by a king or queen Aristocracy: rule by aristocrats (usually the wealthy, educated people) Autocracy or Dictatorship: Rule by one person or a group of people. (Although of course most dictators claim to be leaders of democracies.)

What is the best definition of an oligarchy?

the rule of a small group of people

What is rule by the people called in government?


What people are involved in oligarchy?

In an oligarchy a small group of people rule, it is 'Ruled By The Few'. However, this is a relative term, so what is called 'The Few' could be a hundred people. China is technically an oligarchy.

What is rule by the people?

A rule by the people is a term used to describe a type of government in which the people choose their leaders, often called democracy.

What is it called when people themselves rule and don't elect people to do it for them?

Direct Democracy.

Which of these describes an oligarchy?

A small group of people holds the power to rule

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What is the rule of a few wealthy people called?

Wat is it called tho?!

Which term refers to a type of government in which only a small group of people rule?

oligarchy ------> A+

Which term refers to a type of government in which only small group of people rule?


Which of these does not describe the government of the United Kingdom?

A small group of people holds the power to rule. A+

When the will of most people prevails it is called?

Majority rule. (Literally, the major portion of the people wins.)

What is the absolute rule of a government that ignores the rights and welfare of people?

it is called a tyrrany

Why is a ruler called a ruler?

Because he rules People "rule" lines - Wikipedia

The principle that ensures all people have the same rights is called?

rule of law

What was the role of a pharoh in Egypt?

to rule over the people for the gods this is called theocracy.

Who are the people who believed that Ali's descendents should rule Islam?

They are called Shia.