South Western Asia Government/Civics
Who holds the most of the power in a unitary form of government?
The central government
Which country in SW Asia would be a good example of a unitary government system?
Who has the most power in a confederation government system?
What is the weakness of a confederation government system?
The central government only has enough power as the
Which SW country would be a good example of a federal system of government?
Who makes most of the important government decisions in a autocracy?
Which SW Asian country would be described as an autocarcy?
Who makes most of the important government discisionsin an oligarchy?
a small group of powerfull leaders
Why do the individual voters have more power in a democracy than they do in a autocracy or an oligarchy?
The voters get to choose the people who make the laws.
Which SW aAsian country has a democratic system of government?
Which type of government best describes the citizens in Saudi Arabia?
Which best describes the government of Saudi Arabia?
Which branch of government is responsible for making and carrying out the laws of a parlimentary system of government?
What is the leader of a parlimentary system often called?
How is the leader of a parlimentary system chosen?
the political party with thev most representives in the legistlature?
The head of state in a parliamentary system is often a person who has _________
a cerimonial role without much power
How is the president chosen in a presidential system of government?
in a seprate vote from the one that chooses the legistalture
What is the role of the president regarding the laws passed by the legistlature?
the president must enforce those laws
What is the israeli parliament called?
What role do religious leaders play in the israeli government?
they have some influence in making laws
Who is aloud to vote in isral?
all citizens 18 years of age or older
How often are elections for the national government held in israel?
elections are held every four years unless their ruling party calls forthem to be held sooner
Who rules Saudi Arabia?
How long does a monarch rule?
until he dies or chooses to give up power
What role do the people play in a government that is a monarchy like that of Saudi Arabia?
they have little infuence, as the ruler makes most decisions
What is shariah?
laws based on the teachings of the quran
What is thhe defonition of "theocracy"?
a government who sees god as the supreme ruler
Why is iran sometimes called a theoctatic republic?
irans government is led by both an elcted parliament and powerful religios leaders.
What is Ayatollah?
a shia religious leader
Who is allowed to vote in iranian elections?
iranian citizens over the age of 16 are elligable to vote in all elections
Who is the most powerfull elected official in iran?
How does the gurdian council affect elections
they approve canadites that will be placed on the ballot of elections