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Africa Government

Describe the amount of citizen participation in autocratic governments. None
Describe the amount of citizen participation in democratic governments. All
What system has the most freedom? Democratic System
What system has the least amount of freedom? Autocratic System
List two ways that presidential and parliamentary democracies are different. 1) How leader is elected (citizens vs. legislature) 2) Separate executive branch in presidential
Kenya, South Africa, and Nigeria have what kind of governments? Democratic
Which country (Kenya, South Africa, and Nigeria) has a parliamentary democracy instead of a presidential democracy? South Africa
List 4 obstacles to education in Africa? a. Lack of teachers/schools b. Poverty c. Children soldiers/war d. HIV/AIDS
When a family can’t send all their children to school, which children usually do NOT get to go? The girls don’t get to go to school
Describe some of the factors that caused Sudan to spend many years in civil war Different ethnic groups and religious groups forced to live together
What happened in 2011 to (theoretically) end the civil wars in Sudan? Did it work? South Sudan voted for their independence and became a country. No it did not work.
Define famine prolonged period without food affecting a large area and large number of people
Human causes of famine a. War b. Deliberate crop destruction
Natural causes of famine a. Drought b. Flood
How can unsafe drinking water prevent children from attending school? They get sick from it and they have to miss school to try to find clean water
How does unsafe drinking water keep many African countries poor? People spend their days looking for water, so they don’t attend school. Without an education, they can’t get a good job. Without a good job, they can’t make money.
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