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2018 L. Amer. Gov

Latin American Government TEST

Which form of government would have the least amount of citizen participation? autocracy
Which form of government would have the most amount of citizen participation? democracy
I live in a country where the president is very powerful. The senate is elected to serve by citizens but can only advise the president. The president makes all the decisions and controls the government and military. What form of government? autocratic government
I live in a country where leaders are elected for a specific amount of time. The leaders should represent the citizens. What form of government? Presidential Democracy
In which system of government does the legislature elect the executive leader of the government? Parliamentary democracy
In a democracy, where does the power to govern derive? the citizens or people being governed
What is true of the role of citizens in Cuba? There is a dictator which limits the voting rights of citizens.
How do the presidential powers in Cuba differ from those in Mexico or Brazil? In Cuba, there is a dictator who is the only source of power
What does it mean to have a presidential system of government? the executive branch is separate from the legislative branch
In Brazil, what is true about citizen participation? Brazilians are required to vote ages 18-70 years of age
What is true in a parliamentary democracy? the head of government is a member of the legislature
The leader in Brazil, Cuba and Mexico is called ______ President
Cuba allows citizens to vote but there is only ____ political party that is approved by the dictator. Therefore, the citizens CANNOT truly change the government one (communist party)
This type of government is ruled by a head of government and head of state, has a bicameral legislature, and the UK and Canada are examples. What kind of government? parliamentary democracy
Mexico and Brazil function as a democracy, what does Cuba function as? autocracy (dictatorship)
Created by: ssha13



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