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6.14 #1 Which is true of citizens’ rights in a democracy ? A.Citizens are allowed to exercise their rights however they wish. B.Citizens cannot exercise their individual rights at the expense of the rights of others. C.Citizens are granted all rights only if they carry out responsibilities. D. Citizens who do not obey the law have no rights.
B Citizens cannot exercise their individual rights at the expense of the rights of others.
6.11 # 2. Which of the following is a characteristic of an unlimited government? A. Power is held by a few leaders. B. Citizens have power to make changes. C. There is a system of checks and balances. D. Elected officials share power with appointed officials.
A. Power is held by a few leaders.
6.11 #3. One reason for limiting the power of government is to prevent- A. Opinions B. Tyranny C. Prisons D. Opposition
6.12 #4. Which is the BEST example of a country where many people have a say in the government? A. Mexico B. Saudi Arabia C. Libya D. Cuba
6.12 #5. Which of the following forms of government is an oligarchy? A. Rule by a majority B. Rule by a king or queen C. Government ruled by a few D. Government ruled by a dictator
C. Government ruled by a few
6.11#. 6. As opposed to unlimited governments, such as North Korea, most limited governments, such as the United States, are defined by --- A. Free health care for citizens B. Price controls for essential goods C. Voter participation in free elections D. Government ownership of industry
C. Voter participation in free elections
#7. Placing limits on a government is important because it allows for greater--- A. Crime reduction B. Military strength C. Personal freedoms D. Economic restrictions
C. Personal Freedoms
6.11 #8. Which of the following is the BEST description of citizens in an unlimited government? A. They are mostly slaves. B. They live in poverty. C. They have little power. D. They are fairly represented
C. They have little power.
6.11 #9. Many unlimited governments, such as (1), are ruled by dictators, while limited governments, such as (2), are ruled by leaders elected by the people. A. (1)Libya (2)France B. (1)Mexico (2)Vietnam C. (1)South Africa (2)Iran D. (1)China (2)North Korea
A. Libya is a dictatorship and France is a republic
6.12 #10. Which of these statements BEST describes the government of Iran? A. Rule by a few B. Rule by the majority C. Rule by officials guided by religious ideas D. Rule y royal leaders limited by a constitution
C. Rule by officials guided by religious ideas
6.12 #11. What do the governments of Cuba and China have in common? A. They have open and free elections. B. They are ruled by only one political party. C. They are ruled by a king and a constitution. C. They have religious leaders who are heads of state.
B. They are ruled by only one political party.
6.13 #12. A difference between Israeli and American citizens is the Israeli citizens--- A. Must attend school B. Are expected to pay taxes C. Are required to obey laws D. Must perform military service
D.Israeli citizens must perform military service. In the U.S. Military service is our Right, it is our Responsibility, BUT citizens are NOT at this time REQUIRED to perform military service.
6.13 #13. Which of the following do citizens in France have that citizens in Iran do not? A. Limitations on their civil rights B. Restrictions on freedom of speech C. Religious guidance from their political leaders D. Right to support the political cnadidate of their choice
D. In France citizens have the right to support the political candidate of their choice.
# Which of the following is a difference between a citizen in the United States and a citizen in China? A. A Chinese citizen can participated in free elections. B. A Chinese citizen has unllimited freedom of speech. C. An American citizen must serve in the armed forces. D. An American citizen has more freedom to criticize the government.
#15. Which of the following is one historical reason the United States has become such a strong democracy A. Americans modeled their government on the French system. B. Americans learned important lessons from the Russian Revolution. C. While under British rule, Americans desired representation in government. D. While forming their government, American officials received help from Canada.
C. While under British rule, Americans desired representation in government.
# Classify each country as LIMITED or UNLIMITED. Cuba United States China Libya Liberia North Korea South Korea Vietnam
LIMITED UNLIMITED Cuba United States China Libya Liberia North Korea South Korea Vietnam
#17. Discuss some reasons for limiting the government.
tyr·an·ny (t r -n ) n. pl. tyr·an·nies 1. A government in which a single ruler is vested with absolute power. 2. The office, authority, or jurisdiction of an absolute ruler. 3. Absolute power, especially when exercised unjustly or cruelly: "I have sworn... eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man" Thomas Jefferson. 4. a. Use of absolute power. b. A tyrannical act. 5. Extreme harshness or severity; rigor.
#18. Classify these governments according to the number of people who rule. Direct Democracy Indirect Democracy Monarchy Constitutional Monarchy Parliamentary Monarchy Republic Sultanate Constitutional Sultanate Parliamentary Sultanate Dictatorship Oligarchy Totalitarian Federation Anarchy
Many Few One Zero Direct Democracy Anarchy Indirect Democracy Monarchy Constitutional Monarchy Parliamentary Monarchy Republic Sultanate Constitutional Sultanate Parliamentary Sultanate Dictatorship Oligarchy Totalitarian Federation
#19. During the 1800’s Much of Latin America was considered to be--- A. Monarchy B. Tribal C. Oligarchy D. Republic
C. Oligarchy Rule by a Few
#20. Where did the ideas and philosophies of Direct Democracy originate? A. Colonial America B. Athens, Greece C. Ancient Rome D. Magna Carta
B. Athens Greece
#21. Where did the pattern for a Republic Democracy originate? A. Colonial America B. Athens Greece C. Ancient Rome D. Magna Carta
Republic Democracy originated in Rome
#22. What is the Magna Carta and where did it originate?
Mag·na Car·ta [ màgnə krtə ] (plural Mag·na Car·tas) or Mag·na Char·ta [ mágnə chrtə ] (plural Mag·na Char·tas) noun Definition: 1. charter granting rights: a charter establishing the rights of English barons and free citizens, granted by King John at Runnymede in 1215 and regarded as the basis of civil and political liberty in England 2. document acknowledging rights: a document that recognizes or guarantees rights, privileges, or libertiesmàgnə krtəmágnə chrtə
More on Magna Carta It explicitly protected certain rights of the King's subjects, whether free or fettered — most notably the writ of habeas corpus, allowing appeal against unlawful imprisonment.writ habeas corpus Magna Carta was arguably the most significant early influence on the extensive historical process that led to the rule of constitutional law today in the English speaking world. Magna Carta influenced the development of the common law and many constitutional documents, including the United States Constitution and the New Zealand founding document, the treaty of Waitangi. constitutional lawEnglish speaking worldcommon lawUnited States ConstitutionNew Zealand
#23. What is the difference between a federal republic and a federation.
A federal republic is made up of states and led by a president. The United States is a federal republic. A federation is made up of republics led by a president. Russia is a federation
#24. Develop a list of Rights and Responsibilities of US Citizens.
US Rights and Responsibilities Serve in military (Voluntary) Pay taxes volunteer Vote in Multiparty System serve on jury Obey laws Serve as government official Protect environment Question the governments decisions
#25. True or False Citizens in a democratic society have a responsibility to all other citizens to ensure that the enjoyment of their individual rights does not impede the development of the common good of society.
True! We are responsible to other citizens. Our own rights can not go against the common good of society.