Unit 3 SS Study Guide gov.

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Autocracy

Which gov. is ruled by a single person w/ all the power?

They could vote or elect officials

In most democratic countries what do citizens do?

Absolute Monarchy; citizens elect some officials, and theocracy

How is Saudi Arabia' gov run today?

Parliamentary Democracy; have a symbolic president w/ the prime minster

Describe Israel's gov today

Saudi Arabia

Which nation is an absolute monarchy?

Theocracy

What is the term for a religious controlled gov.?

founded as the Jewish homeland

Why is Israel's gov. influenced by religon?

both claim it is their land and they both say they came first

What is the major reason for the conflicts b/w Israel and Arabs world?

They follow Islam and the Shariah Law found in the Quran; basis of the gov.

How does religon influence the gov. of Saudi Arabia?

absolute monarchy

what kind of gov. gives the king or queen complete control?

Israel

In which of the 3 countires we studied do citizens play the greatest role in the deciding who serves as their political leader?

Saud family

Who has ruled Saudi Arabia since 1932?

Saudi Arabia

In which nation of the 3 we studied do citizens have the least amount of power?

Saudi Arabia

Which country of the 3 we studied remains one of the few absolute monarchies in the world today?

Supreme Leader

the most important person in Iran's gov.

theocracy/ men and women have the equal amount to vote

Iran's current gov.

Dictatorship

single leader w/ unlimited power

Israel

parliamentary and representative democracy, consists of popularly elected officials who enact laws and regulate gov. activity , has independent judicial branch made up of religious and nonreligious courts

Theocracy

gov. based on strict Islamic laws is based on...

democracy

gov. allows it's citizens to vote

Federal

Central gov. and regional gov. share power

Unitary

Central have all power; state doesn't

Confederation

state have all power; central doesn't

US, Iraq, Canada

Federal ex.

EU, OPEC, UN

Confederation ex.

Saudi Arabia, Afghanistan, Cuba

Unitary ex.

Theocracy

what type of gov. is controlled by the religious leader or leaders?

Democracy

In which gov. do citizens elect leaders and rule by majority?

Oligarchy

In which gov. is control by a few or small clans?

Dictatorship. Autocracy, Absolute Monarchy

What gov. is ruled by a person w/ absolute, unlimited power?

monarchy

gov. ruled by a king and queen

parliamentary-prime minister who serves as part of the legislature
Presidential- has president who is not part of the legislature

what is the diff. b/w a parliamentary democracy and a presidential democracy?

Israel has the most citizen participation because the form of gov. is democracy. Democracy is a form of gov. where citizens vote and elect their leaders. Israel gives rights and more say for citizens in this type of gov.

Which country has most participation? Why?

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