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Oligarchy is a form of government. In an oligarchic system, all the power is held by a small group of people. It is usually to the most powerful people to govern the state. It was firstly used by Sparta.

Rule by the best[change | change source]

An oligarchy where the best rule is called Aristocracy.

Rule by the rich[change | change source]

If the richest people rule the country, this is called Plutocracy.

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