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panama gov

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what kind of government does Panama have? Constitutional Democracy
When did Panama gain it's independence? November 1821
Who is the Chief of State for Panama? President Espino, VP Navarro and VP Valdes
How long is a term for the President? 5 years
Are the president elected on the same ticked or separately? Elected on the same ticket
Panama's legislature is ___cameral. Unicameral
The name of Panama's legislature is what? The National Assembly
How many members are there in Panama's legislature? 78
What is the term length for a member of Panama's legislature? 5 years
What is the name of Panama's highest court? Supreme Court
What is the main level of courts in Panama? Superior Court
How many members are on Panama's Supreme Court? Nine
What country first claimed Panama? Spain
Until what year did Spain rule Panama? 1821
What present day country was Panama once part of? Columbia
What country helped Panama break away from Columbia? United States
What year did the US agree to give Panama full control of the canal? 1977
What year did Panama take full control of the canal? 1999
What president agreed to give control back to Panama Jimmy Carter
Under what US president did Panama gain it's independence? Teddy Rooseveldt
Why is Panama the best place to have a canal in the Western Hemisphere? Because it is only 40 miles across
Created by: Coach Hilton