Baron believed that all thing were made up by rules and were supposed to be followed and were never to be changed. He went to study these laws scientifically hoping his knowledge of the laws of the government would reduce some of the problems in his modern day society. According to Montesquieu, there were three types of government: a monarchy (ruled by a king or queen), a republic (ruled by an elected leader), and a dictatorship (ruled by a dictator). Montesquieu believed the government should be elected by its people and that was the best type of government. He believed whoever you voted in was your choice and if he does or doesn't work out it's on you for voting for him. He also believed the success of a democracy.