Presentation on theme: "Brain Jogger Give me the Governments of the following countries: India"— Presentation transcript:
1 Brain Jogger Give me the Governments of the following countries: India ChinaJapanFederal RepublicCommunist StateConstitutional Monarchy
2 Brain JoggerOPEC is an organization of countries that come together for the purpose of controlling the supply of oil around the world. Which of the following is this an example of?Federal GovernmentUnitary GovernmentConfederation GovernmentDemocratic Government
3 Brain Jogger What are the two forms of Democracy? What is the major difference that these two forms have with voting?
4 Governments of Asia Voting Age 20 India China Japan Type of Government Federal RepublicCommunist Stateconstitutional monarchy with a parliamentary governmentMain Leader(s)(Pres., Premier, P.M.)PresidentPrime MinisterPremierEmperor (no power)Branches of Government(Executive, legislative, Judicial)E: President, P.M.L: Parliament-SansadJ: Supreme CourtE: President, PremierL: National People’s CongressJ: Supreme People’s CourtE:L: Parliament- DietJ: Supreme CourtVoting Age1818 – Only get to vote for local officials20
5 Questions for Governments How is the power distributed?How do the citizens participate in government?What are the different forms of democracy?
6 Distribution of Power Unitary: Government held by one power Confederation: independent states coming together for a single goal. (protection, trade, etc.)Federal: government that has power given to local and central authorities.
13 DemocracyThe control is put in the hands of the citizens.
14 Oligarchy Autocracy Democracy Organize the three government types by how many people get to make decisions:____________ The most people2. ____________ A few people3. ____________ One personDemocracyOligarchyAutocracy
15 Types of Democracy Presidential Democracy orParliamentary Democracy(there is not just one flavor of soda)
16 Presidential Democracy Executive BranchLegislative BranchJudicial BranchPresident – Elected by the peopleSenators-Elected by the people.Representatives-Elected by the people.Supreme Justices-Appointed by President and confirmed by the legislative branchIn all these position, the people are elect their representative.
17 Parliamentary Democracy LegislatureThe power of the government is not divided into branches.The members of the legislature are elected by the people.The party that has control of the legislature selects the prime minister.The legislature is given the “supreme” power of government by the people.The people do not get to elect the prime minister.