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People of the state
The governed
Those who determine policy
The rulers
A procedure to place someone in public office
The political process
Legal structure through which official decision making takes place
The government
Working toward national security and well-being (foreign and domestic)
National Policy
Russia
Democracy
China
Left-Wing Totalitarianism
Cuba
Right-Wing Totalitarianism
Libya
Right-Wing Totalitarianism
Iran
Right-Wing Totalitarianism
Great Britain
Democracy
Pakistan
Right-Wing Totalitarianism
Egypt
Democracy
Mexico
Democracy
Israel
Democracy
Afghanistan
Authoritarianism or In transition
Iraq
Authoritarianism or In transition
Japan
Democracy
India
Democracy
France
Democracy
Russia's leader
Putin
Philippines leader
Arroyo
Egypt's leader
Mubarek
Egypt's leader
Mubarek
Israel's leader
Sharon
India's leader
Vajpayee
Pakistan's leader
Musharraf
France's leader
Chirac
Great Britain's leader
Blair
Libya's leader
Qadhafi
Cuba's leader
Castro
China's leader
Hu Jintao
Iran's leader
Khatami
Japan's leader
Koizumi
Mexico's leader
Fox
Afghanistan's leader
Karzai
Legitimate free elections take place in the ideology of...
Democracy
A core of beliefs or political philosophy connecting the way of life of the people of a nation-state witht heir way of governing is known as a nation's:
Ideology
Small central/ South Americannations with the ideology of authoritarianism have often been referred to as:
Banana Republics
The often violent overthrow, generally miitaristic, of and authoritarian country is called a:
Coup d' etat
The ideology possessing the same characteristics as right-wing total., except that of being and unstable political system is:
Authoritarianism
The ideology which is a world-wide movement advocating revolution for communism is:
Left-Wing Totalitarianism
The ideology characterized as a national movement of extreme regimentation and militarism such as Nazism is:
Right-Wing Total.
Racial Separation as was practiced in South America is called:
Apartheid
The name of the Israli Parliament is:
Knesset
The ideology characterized as a national movement of extreme regimentation and militarism such as Nazism is:
Right-Wing Total.
The name of the Israli parliament is:
Knesset
Racial separation as was practiced in South Africa is called:
Apartheid
The Polish labor union which opposed the Communist gov't and produced the 1st democratically elected president in Poland is:
Solidarity
In a democratic parliamentary system a gov't run by a combo of 2 or more political parties in parliament is called a:
Coalition
An authoritarian dictatorship of 3-5 military officers is called a:
Junta
Nixon-Brezhnev/USA-USSR policy of a relaxation of tensions was called:
Detente
The last communist leader of the Soviet Union was:
Gorbachev
Marx's native country was:
Germany
This man originally brought the ideology of Communism to the mainland of China:
Mao Tse Tung
Gorbachev's policy in the old communist Soviet Union for "economic restructuring" was called:
Perestroika
This man was the 1st democratically elected president of Russia:
Yeltsin
This policy lead to an opening of relations in the 1970s btwn the USA and China and was labeled:
Ping Pong Diplomacy
In the late 70s president Carter engineered a Middle east treaty known as the Camp David Accords which ended a 30 year state of war between Israel and:
Egypt
Led the Bolshevik Revolution in 1917
Lenin
First democratically elected leader of Poland
Walessa
First democratically elected leader of South Africa
Mandela
First democratically elected president of Russia
Yeltsin
Led Soviet Union during World War 2
Stalin
T or F - Right-wing total. left-wing total. and authoritarianism are all various forms of dictatorships
True
T or F - Right-wing total. or authoritarianism expressed by a politically applied strict Koran such as Afghanistan by the Taliban and as in Iran by the Ayatollahs is known as Islamic Funamentalism
True
In a parliamentary system the majority party is the political party with the most seats in parliament
True
The prime minister in a parliamentary system must be an elected member of parliament
True
Detente was Khrushchev's policy of openness
False
The most prevalent ideology in the world today is democracy
True
The majority party presently in Great Britain is the Labor party
True
If a "vote of no confidence" in parliament is successful the gov't is dissolved and an election must be held
True
The separation of powers principle in our constitution is based upon ideas in The Spirit of Laws by Montesqieu
True
The capital of China is Shanghai
False
The "SALT" agreement was between what 2 countries
USA and USSR
The actual governing and decision making chamber of the British lesgislature is the House of Commons
True
He was the Soviet leader during the Cuban missile crisis
Khrushchev
T or F - In Great Britain the queen has veto power over acts of Parliament
False
T or F - In Islam an Ayatollah is a religious teacher or leader
True
T or F - in Great Britain the Prime minister is the leader of the majority party in Parliament
True
T or F - Presently India is rules by a coalition gov't
True
The prime minister of India
Singh