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Forms of Government Civic Participation European Union FederalismVocabulary Democratic Government 10 Points 20 Points 30 Points 40 Points 50 Points 40 Points 50 Points 30 Points 20 Points 30 Points 40 Points 50 Points Final Wrap-Up
What form of government gives all the power to a central government?
What type of government consists of voluntary, equal members?
What type of government divides the power between the central and local governments?
What type of government does Germany have?
What form of government does France have?
Who holds power in an autocracy?
Who holds the power in a democracy?
The people (voters)
Who can vote in an oligarchy?
The ruling party (ruling group)
How do autocratic rulers come to power?
Through their bloodlines or with the support of the military
In what two types of government do citizens have no voting rights?
Autocracy and oligarchy
What are two forms of democratic government in Europe?
Parliamentary and Presidential
In the two forms of democratic government, in what way are the prime minister and president alike?
They run the government and are in charge of the military.
What representative body of the British Parliament has the most power?
House of Commons
What common responsibility do citizens in Parliamentary and Presidential governments have?
The right to vote
Who serves as the head of state in a Parliamentary System?
Monarch (King or Queen)
How many countries are members of the European Union?
What is the official currency of the European Union?
How has the creation of a common currency benefitted the European Union?
It makes trade among the members easier and less expensive.
How many members of the European Union use their own currency?
Why was the European Union created?
To make Europe more competitive in world markets
Who is the chief executive of the German government?
How many states make up the German Bundesrat?
What are the two houses of the German Parliament?
Bundestag and Bundesrat
What are the two parts of the Russian Federal Assembly?
Federation Council, State Duma
Who is the head of state of the Russian Federation?
What is the name of the document that explains the rights, responsibilities, and duties of levels of government?
What is another word for money?
What is the title given to a ruler who has complete, autocratic power?
What is a name given to a government which guarantees people certain benefits when they are unemployed, poor, or sick?
What are two terms used to describe a law-making body of government?
Assembly, Legislature, Parliament
Make your wager
What are two advantages of living in a country that is a member of the European Union?
Cheaper products (no tariffs), can live and work in any EU country, can move freely between EU countries, can vote in local elections of EU countries even if not a citizen