Comparison Table of Political Theories - Research Article from Political Theories for Students

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The purpose of the Comparison Table is to allow for comparison and contrast of the political theories and systems presented in Political Theories for Students.

The Table details the following information about each system or theory:

Who controls government?

How is government put into power?

What roles do the people have?

Who controls production of goods?

Who controls distribution of goods?

Major figures

Historical example

Political Theory Who controls government? How is government put into power? What roles do the people have?
Anarchism No government, the people rule Not applicable Keep informed; challenge any authority
Capitalism Elected officials Elected by the masses Sustain the free market
Communism The state Revolution Work for state's benefit
Conservatism Elected officials, with some appointed Popular vote of the majority Vote for representatives
Fascism Dictator Overthrow or revolution Not interfere with the state
Federalism Elected...

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