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CMS6-Unit 8 Test Rev

CMS6-Unit 8 Canada Today Test Review

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In which system of government does the legislature elect the executive leader of the government? parliamentary democracy
Cuba does not permit freedom of choice in elections and only the Communist Party is permitted. Cuba has a dictatorship in which power is held by one central authority. What type of government would Cuba be classified as? unitary
All citizens participate equally in which type of government? Democracy
The government of Brazil has a national government and 26 state governments, each with some reserved powers and shared powers. What type of government would Brazil be classified as? federal
What is a basic way citizens of a democratic nation can influence the government? voting
You are part of a small group of wealthy landowning families that holds all of the political power in your nation. This small group makes all political decisions for your country.Which form of government do you have? Oligarchic
Which of the following does not describe a presidential system of government? leader chosen by the legislature
The leader of the Parliament in countries such as Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom is called the prime minister
Which of the following does not describe a parliamentary system of government President
Which best describes how a parliamentary democracy differs from a presidential democracy? The head of the government is a member of the legislature
As the leader of your political party, you were chosen to be the head of government by your co-workers in the legislature. Which form of government do you have? parliamentary
In most democratic countries, the government is divided into three branches: the executive, the legislative, and the judicial. In Canada, the legislative branch is made up of the Senate and the House of Commons
Most democracies have a government with three branches: executive, legislative, and judicial. In Canada, the executive branch is led by the Prime Minister
The ceremonial head of the government (head of state) in Canada is Elizabeth II
In most democratic countries, the government is divided into three branches: executive, legislative, and judicial. In Canada, the legislative branch is the Parliament
The title of the head of the government in Canada is Prime Minister
What evidence remains of British influence in Canadian government? Canada’s constitutional monarchy and parliamentary systems of government are modeled after the British government.
How did Canada come under British control in the 1700s? the British won control of Canada from France in the French and Indian War
How did Canada achieve independence from Britain? by means of negotiations over a period of time
Canada gained its independence from Britain by peaceful means
What is causing some of the people of Quebec to desire independence from Canada? French descendents living in Quebec feel their culture and language is being overwhelmed by the English
Today, some Canadian citizens are called "separatists" because they believe that one Canadian province should become an independent nation. In which Canadian province would a separatist most likely live? Québec
Today, some citizens and elected leaders of Québec believe their province should take which action? become an independent country
How is French culture evident in Canada? French is the official language of Quebec
Constructed Response-Directions:Choose one of the following questions to copy and answer. Be sure to give a complete answer with examples and details from the unit. Be sure to write in complete sentences. The Quebec Independence Movement- Why does Quebec want independence? What conflicts have occurred in Quebec’s independence movement? Why hasn’t Quebec been granted independence? What changes could occur if Quebec is granted independence?
Constructed Response-Directions: Choose one of the following questions to copy and answer. Be sure to give a complete answer with examples and details from the unit. Be sure to write in complete sentences. The government of Canada- What type of government systems exists in Canada? Who is the leader of Canada and what is his or her title? What is the role of the legislature? What role does the citizen have as a participant in Canada’s government?
Constructed Response-Directions: Choose one of the following questions to copy and answer. Be sure to give a complete answer with examples and details from the unit. Be sure to write in complete sentences. How have the French and English influenced the languages and religions of Canada?
Created by: jpkelley