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Title: Africa%20Government%20Vocabulary


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Africa Government Vocabulary
  • SS7CG1 The student will compare and contrast
    various forms of government.
  • a. Describe the ways government systems
    distribute power unitary, confederation, and
    federal.
  • b. Explain how governments determine citizen
    participation autocratic, oligarchic, and
    democratic.
  • c. Describe the two predominant forms of
    democratic governments parliamentary and
    presidential.
  • SS7CG2 The student will explain the structures
    of the modern governments of Africa.
  • a. Compare the republican systems of government
    in the Republic of Kenya and the Republic of
    South Africa to the dictatorship of the Republic
    of Sudan, distinguishing the form of leadership
    and role of the citizen in terms of voting and
    personal freedoms.
  • SS7CG3 The student will analyze how politics in
    Africa impacts standard of living.
  • a. Compare how various factors, including gender,
    affect access to education in Kenya and Sudan.
  • b. Describe the impact of government stability on
    the distribution of resources to combat AIDS and
    famine across Africa.

2
Unitary
  • Power is held by a central authority

The Power
Central Authority
    
3
confederation
  • Power is held by the states/regions and the
    central government has limited power

The Power
States
Regions
Limited Power
Central Government
4
federal
  • Power is shared between the national government
    and the regions/states

Federal Government
States
Power Sharing
Regions
5
autocratic
  • Citizen participation is limited because one
    strong leader, or dictator, has the power

The Power
Dictator
Limited
Citizen participation
North Koreas dictator
6
oligarchic
  • Citizen participation is limited because a small
    group has the power

The Power
Limited
A small group
Citizen participation
7
democratic
  • Citizens participate freely in their government
    through voting

Citizen
Citizen
I have voted. Have you?
Citizen
Citizen
Citizen
Citizen
Citizen
8
parliamentary
  • A democracy in which the executive leaders are
    chosen from the legislature

The Legislature



Executive leader
9
presidential
  • A democracy in which the leader is chosen
    separately from the legislative branch creating a
    system of checks and balances

Leader



The legislature
10
republic
  • Form of government where citizens choose the
    leader through elections instead of the leader
    inheriting the position

Leader
ELECTIONS
11
monarchy
  • A form of government in which the leader inherits
    the position by birth

Leader
Birth
12
famine
  • Lack of food caused by natural causes (such as
    drought) and or unstable governments

13
HIV/AIDS
  • A disease in the immune system that leads to
    death with no known cure. Many people in
    Sub-Saharan Africa suffer from HIV/AIDS.
  • HIV Human Immunodeficiency Virus
  • AIDS Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
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