5 Written Questions
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- The current leader of the Labour party in Great Britain.
- Created by an Act of Parliament in Great Britain, these advise the government of policy and may deliver public services. The heads are appointed by a cabinet minister.
- A supranational organization that binds its members together with common policies and shared rules. Great Britain is divided on whether or not they should belong. It was conceived in 1957 by the Treaty of Rome (remember that from AP Euro, of course you do!).
- Prime Minister from 1997-2007. He was known for his large policy staff (White House style). Downfall was his support of President Bush and the Iraq war.
- The practice of decentralizing the unitary authority from Westminster to the other parts of the UK. Most certainly promoted by the Scottish and Welsh.
4 True/False Questions
United Kingdom/Great Britain → Leader of the majority party in Great Britain hold this title. It is the chief executive position in a parliamentary system.
Labour Party → A British moderate-liberal political party that has controlled since 1997. Promotes social welfare programs. Tony Blair and Gordon Brown are both members.
Conservative Party → A British moderate-liberal political party that has controlled since 1997. Promotes social welfare programs. Tony Blair and Gordon Brown are both members.
First-past-the-post → Another name for a winner-take-all electoral system (used in Britain) in which the person with the most votes, even if under a majority, wins the office. Promotes a two party system.