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What type of democratic government has a president? federal
What is the idea that a country produces something well or it is plentifu in the country? specialization
What is the restriction of trade with another country? embargo
What type of government does Canada have? federal
What languages are spoken in Canada? English and French
What is the type of government where all citizens have the right to vote? Federal
What province wants to become independent from Canada? Quebec
What is a tax on imported goods? tariff
What is the distribution of power where one person holds all of the power? unitary
What is the belief that there is only one God? monotheistic
What is the the limit of a good sold to another country? quota
What countries colonized Canada? Britain and France
Who elects the legislators? citizens
What type of economy is where the private citizens have most of the power but the government still holds some control? mixed
Where is the highest population density in Canada? south
In Canada who is the head of government? prime minister
What two bodies of water does the St. Lawrence River connect? Great Lakes and Atlantic
How does one language from one country make its way to another country? colonization
What is the distribution of power where a selected group holds the power? confederation
What does diverse mean? different
What is the percentage of people that can read and write in a country called? literacy rate
What is an economy where the government holds all the power of production and the private citizens have no power to produce or sell? pure command
Which distribution of power is where the central authority shares the power with the regional authority? federal
Who elects the prime minister? legislature
What type of democratic government has a prime minister? parliamentary
What type of citizen participation is where only a selected group can vote or have other freedoms? oligarchic
What type of citizen participation is where the citizens have no or very little rights? autocratic
What geographical area is important for Canada's economy? Canadian Shield
What is the education and training of the workforce called? human capital
What are machines, factories, and technology called in the business world? capital
What type of economy is where the private citizens hold all the power of production and the government holds no power of production? pure market
What type of economy does Canada have? mixed
What does NAFTA stand for? North Agreement Free Trade Agreement
What is the purpose of NAFTA? To encourage free trade between the United States, Canada, and Mexico
How did Canada become independent? By peaceful negotiations with Britian
Created by: hratliff