Latin American Gov/Econ Part 2
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Cuba has benefited from the embargo placed against the country by the United States. True or False?
In which type of economic system does the government control what a factory produces and what price it will charge for those products?
People purchase a factory to build a new type of energy saving car.
Mexico's economy is market. Give an example of what could happen in a market economy.
Cuba's economic system allows for entrepreneurs to set prices and to make economic decisions on their own? True or False
As in Cuba, the central authority has all the power and is an example of a ___________ government.
When power is shared between central and regional authorities, as in the United States, it is an example of a ___________ system of government.
Antonio is so excited; he is voting in his first election! He has studied all the candidates carefully and has decided on the one he thinks will be the best leader. Because Antonio's vote counts, he has a voice in the government! Jimmy lives in what kind of citizen participation?
Ben is not so excited; he is frustrated in having no voice in his government. Voting from several candidates is NEVER done in his country. Ben lives in what type of citizen participation?
In which government do the citizens vote directly for the executive, who is the leader of a separate branch of government?
_________ - a government where political authority rests with a single leader
_______- a government where political authority rests with a nation's citizens
_______ - common name given to the legislature in a parliamentary democracy