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5 Matching questions

  1. presidencialismo
  2. anti-clericalism
  3. ejido
  4. NAFTA
  5. coup d'etat
  1. a land granted by the Mexican government to an organized group of peasants
  2. b the constitutionally unauthorized removal of an existing government by force
  3. c opposition to the political power of religious institutions or the clergy
  4. d the traditional concentration of power, formal and informal, in the office of the Mexican president
  5. e the North American Free Trade Agreement, an agreement in which Mexico, the US and Canada committed themselves to the elimination of the trade barriers among them

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a political system in which the state requires all members of a particular economic sector to join an officially designated interest group
  2. neofeudal realtionships in which "patrons" gain the support of "client" through the mutual exchange of benefits and obligations
  3. organizations that seek ro represtn the interest (usually the economic interests) of their members in dealing with the government
  4. a political system in which interest groups become an institutionalized part of the state or dominant political party
  5. an economic developement strategy in which the state guides the process of private industrial and agricultural developement, encourages the formation of investment capital and the establishment of businesses, and protects domestic businesses from foreign competition

5 True/False questions

  1. Para-statalthe North American Free Trade Agreement, an agreement in which Mexico, the US and Canada committed themselves to the elimination of the trade barriers among them

          

  2. tecnicoa career-minded bureaucrat who administres public policy according to technical, rather than political, criteria

          

  3. accomodationa political system in which interest groups become an institutionalized part of the state or dominant political party

          

  4. civil societya network of voluntary associations that exists outside the state, such as professional organiztions, trade unions, student and women's groups, religious bodies, fraternal organizations, athletic leagues, musical societies, etc.

          

  5. neo-liberal model of developementa strategy for economic developement in which a country exports agricultural products, minerals and petroleum, and imports manufactured goods