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Legislative bodies

  1. 1. United States andAthens Governments Legislative Bodies By Sasha Liberman
  2. 2. Voting Rights In Ancient AthensGovernmentIn Ancient Times only men could vote.Slaves, Women, Foreigners, and ChildrenCouldnt Vote.
  3. 3. RepresentativesAthenians did not trust theirRepresentatives.
  4. 4. MeetingsThe Assembly Meetings met 40 Times AYear.
  5. 5. Legislative BodyThe Legislative Body Had the Power ofDecisions.
  6. 6. TaxesThe Legislative Body did the Taxes.
  7. 7. MadeThe Legislative Body Is Made from theAssembly and Council.
  8. 8. StrategoiThe Assembly had 10 Strategoi In It.
  9. 9. CouncilThe Council had 500 People.
  10. 10. AssemblyThe Assembly had 6,000 People.
  11. 11. ElectedThe Strategoi Were Always Elected By TheAssembly.
  12. 12. PrimaryThe Assembly was Primary.
  13. 13. AdultEvery Adult Could Participate In ThePrimary Assembly.
  14. 14. PowerThe Assembly Gave Their RepresentativesAs Little Power As Possible.
  15. 15. United States GovernmentIn 24 States The Legislature Is Called TheLegislature Or The State Legislature.
  16. 16. LegislatureIn 19 States The Legislature Is Called TheGeneral Assembly.
  17. 17. MassachusettsIn Massachusetts The Legislature Is CalledThe General Court.
  18. 18. NebraskaEvery State Has A Bicameral LegislatureExcept For Nebraska.
  19. 19. UniCameralNebraska Has A Unicameral Legislature.
  20. 20. North Dakota And OregonNorth Dakota And Oregon Call TheLegislature The Legislature Assembly.
  21. 21. USAIn The USA A State Legislature Refers ToThe Legislative Body Of Any Of TheCountries 50 States.
  22. 22. SenateIn Bicameral Legislatures The SmallerChamber Is Called The Senate.
  23. 23. Upper HouseThe Senate Is Usually Referred To As TheUpper House.
  24. 24. GovernorThe Smaller Upper Chamber Has The PowerTo Confirm Appointments Made By TheGovernor.
  25. 25. Taxing LegislationThe Large Chamber Has The Power ToInitiate Taxing Legislation.
  26. 26. GeographyMembers Of The Smaller ChamberRepresent Geography.
  27. 27. Comparing The United States AndAthensThe US Government Was Split Into 2 GroupsAnd The Athens Government Was Split Into3 Groups.
  28. 28. ImportantThe Role Of The President Was Not AsImportant As It Was In The U.S.
  29. 29. DemocracyThe Athenians Have Democracy.
  30. 30. Constitutional RepublicThe United States Has A ConstitutionalRepublic.
  31. 31. FlawedBoth Systems Are Flawed In Their OwnWays.
  32. 32. SystemThe Constitutional System Is A BetterSystem Than The Democracy System.
  33. 33. Athenian Council And AssemblyThe Athenians Have An Assembly And ACouncil.
  34. 34. Policy MakingThe Assembly Had To Do The Policy Making,And The Council Had To Do AdministrationAnd Implementing The Assemblies Policies.
  35. 35. PresidentThe U.S Government Has Voters To EitherKeep Them In Office Or Elect A NewPresident, The Athenians Rotate PresidentEvery Few Years.
  36. 36. Womens Voting RightsWomen Cant Vote In Athens, But They CanIn The U.S.
  37. 37. Legislative GroupAthens And The U.S Have More Than OneLegislative Group To Take Care Of.
  38. 38. VoteAthens And The U.S Both Vote.