Terms in this set (19)
People have the power of the government
Rulers are not responsible to people
In a democracy, rulers answer to who?
people directly do the work of government
People elect representatives to do the work of government for them
Today's examples of a dictatorship?
China,Cuba, North Korea, Somalia, and Sudan
How does a democracy work?
Respect for equality of all persons
How does the U.S. make it work?
Order, limits, and representatives
Split up the work of government to accomplish goals
governments/leaders are not all powerful
government serves the will of the people through reps
Central Government Strong
Law makers and law enforcers are separate.
What does Congress do in the presidential system?
What does president do in the presidential system?
Law enforcer comes from law and law making group.
What does a prime minister do in the parliamentary system?
Law enforcer is a member Parliament (law makers)