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1 SS7CG1a Describe the ways government systems distribute power: unitary, confederation, and federal. Concept:Governance
2 Vocabulary Words To Know UnitaryConfederationFederal
3 UNITARYcharacterized by or constituting a form of government in which power is held by one central authority.
4 CONFEDERATIONvoluntary associations of independent states that, to secure some common purpose, agree to certain limitations on their freedom of action and establish some joint machinery of consultation or deliberation.
5 FEDERALcharacterized by or constituting a form of government in which power is divided between one central and several regional authorities.
6 Below are distribution of power examples SSCG1aBelow are distribution of power examplesMorocco and South Africa and Nigeria andGhana Uganda EthiopiaForm of government where one central group holds ALL the power.Group of independent states that have a common interest or purpose that SHARES the power.Form of government where power is DIVIDED between one central group and several regional groups.UNITARYCONFEDERATIONFEDERALDISTRIBUTION OF POWER
7 SS7CG1b Explain how governments determine citizen participation: autocratic, oligarchic, and democratic.Concept:Governance
8 Vocabulary Words To Know AutocraticOligarchicDemocratic
9 AUTOCRATICgovernment in which one person possesses unlimited power and the citizen has little if any role in the government. (like a dictatorship or even a monarchy)
10 OLIGARCHICgovernment by the few, sometimes a government in which a small group exercises control especially for corrupt and selfish purposes. The citizen has a very limited role.
11 DEMOCRATICa government in which the supreme power is vested in the people an exercised by them directly or indirectly through a system of representation usually involving periodically held free elections.
12 CITIZEN PARTICIPATION SSCG1bBelow are citizen participation examplesAUTOCRATICOLIGARCHICDEMOCRATICGovernment where one person has unlimited power and the citizen has little if any role or rights.Government where a small group of people who have all the power and the citizen has a very limited role.Government where the citizens have all the power either directly or indirectly through free elections.Morocco and Apartheid-era South Africa andLibya South Africa KenyaCITIZEN PARTICIPATION
13 SS7CG1c Describe the two predominant forms of democratic governments: parliamentary and presidential.Concept:Governance
14 Vocabulary Words To Know ParliamentaryPresidential
15 PARLIAMENTARYa democracy having a parliament, a system of government having the real executive power vested in a cabinet composed of members of the legislature who are individually and collectively responsible to the legislature. May have a Prime Minister elected by the legislature.
16 PRESIDENTIALa system of government in which the president is constitutionally independent of the legislature.
17 DEMOCRATIC GOVERNMENTS SSCG1cBelow are democratic government examplesPARLIAMENTARYA cabinet (group of people) or Prime Minister elected by the legislature and not the citizens. Legislative branch that makes the laws have a large share of the power.PRESIDENTIALThe President is elected by the citizens and is part of the executive branch, not the legislative branch.South Africa SenegalDEMOCRATIC GOVERNMENTS
18 Concept: Governance Individuals – Groups - Institutions SS7CG2a Compare the republican systems of government in the Republic of Kenya and the Republic of South Africa to the dictatorship of the Republic of Sudan, distinguishing the form of leadership and role of the citizen in terms of voting and personal freedoms.Concept:GovernanceIndividuals – Groups - Institutions