Asia Government- India, Japan, and S. Korea
Terms in this set (36)
A system of government by which political sovereignty is vested in the people and either exercised directly by citizens or through their elected representatives
Form of government in which all of the powers of government are controlled by one person or a few
The branch of government that executes or carries out the laws
The branch of government that makes the laws
The branch of government that interprets the laws
basic way citizens of a democratic nation can influence the government
A system of government where the legislature elects the executive leader of the government.
The leader of a parliamentary system is often called
A government in which God is seen as the true leader of the government and religious leaders serve as political leaders.
A democratic system of government where the president is elected separate from the legislature. Also, the president is constitutionally separate from the legislature.
An economic and government system where the government owns all means of production and all citizens are equal. There is usually one political party that controls all government and economic decisions.
a group of people who seek to control government through the winning of elections and the holding of public office
An INDIRECT democracy where citizens vote for representatives to make decisions for them.
Constitutional monarchy, parliamentary democracy, unitary government.
head of state
A mostly ceremonial position where a person represents a country- especially in parliamentary systems- Constitutional monarchies use kings, queens, and emperors in this position.
head of government
The executive role that deals with the everyday tasks of running the country, such as enforcing laws, overseeing the military, responding to national disasters, etc
ceremonial leader of Japan
law-making body in an indirect democracy; they select the Prime Minister
the party that holds the majority of legislative seats; in a Parliamentary system the Prime Minister will come from this group
a lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts
India's bicameral Legislature
the bicameral legislature of the United States government
Flaw of Japan's gov't
not enough opportunities for young people
Flaw of India's gov't
discrimination and hardships still affect the Untouchables, even though the Caste System is no longer enforced
The parliament, the bi-cameral legislature of Japan
World's largest democracy; Parliamentary system of government with a President (little power) and a Prime Minister (governing power)
Small communist and autocratic country in East Asia. One of the most closed off countries in the world; ruled by a dictator.
A small East Asian country that has a presidential democracy and its citizens have many freedoms.
a legislature with one chamber
South Korea's legislative body
voting age in America, India, and Japan
voting age in South Korea
USA Women's Suffrage
Independence and partition of India
the right to vote
Flaws of South Korea's gov't
government censors songs, books, and plays written in Japanese
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