For those of us fortunate to live under a democratic, representative system of government, it can be easy to take our country's political institutions for granted. Yet many people on Earth live under repressive, even violent, regimes, where any form of protest can lead to a lengthy prison sentence.
This 'cheat sheet' comparison grid analyzes the various form of government that exist around the world - from republics to theocracies to oligarchies - and provides students with a meaningful snapshot of the important differences among them. How is an absolute monarchy different from a constitutional monarchy? Is Parliament the same thing as Congress? Where does most power sit in a confederal system?
Perfect as a review activity, challenging pop quiz or homework assignment!
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