Presentation on theme: "DRC Compare Governments of U.K., Germany, and Russia"— Presentation transcript:
1 DRC Compare Governments of U.K., Germany, and Russia GPS: SS6CG5: The student will explain the structure of modern European governments.E.Q.: How do the governments of U.K., Germany, and Russia compare?
2 Country Government System Leadership Citizens’ voting rights Citizens’ personal freedomsUnited Kingdom*Unitary*ConstitutionalMonarchy*ParliamentaryDemocracyBicameral (2 houses):*House of Lords*House of CommonsPrime minister: Chief executive (day-to-day)Monarch: head of stateVote for parliamentParliament selects prime ministerMany freedoms
3 Country Government System Leadership Citizens’ voting rights Citizens’ personal freedomsGermany* Federal*ParliamentaryDemocracyBicameral (2 houses):Bundestag BundesratChancellor: chief executive (day-to-day)President: head of stateVote for parliamentParliament selects chancellorand presidentMany freedoms
4 Country Government System Leadership 2 Chief Executives Citizens’ voting rightsCitizens’ personal freedomsRussia*Federal*PresidentialDemocracyBicameral (2houses):FederationCouncilFederalAssembly(Duma)President: head of state – more power (controls military)selects Premier: runs government*Vote for president*Elect Duma(Federation Council not elected)More freedoms than in the past
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