Which of these is important to a successful democracy?A. discouraging criticism of elected officialsB. ensuring that only the most capable citizens receive an educationC. producing policies that address a variety of citizens concernsD. refusing to allow presidents to meet with leaders of hostile countries
SWBAT identify the differences between parliamentary and presidential democracies in order to evaluate the effectiveness of world political systems.
Objective/Agenda Review Warm Up Parliamentary vs. Presidential Democracy Notes Parliamentary vs. Presidential Video Parliamentary vs. Presidential Scenarios Exit Ticket
The voters elect the members of ExamplesParliament who than choose the Prime Minister who is head of United Kingdom Japan the Executive Branch. Voters Legislative Branch Canada India Parliament Executive Branch Prime Minister
Examples The voters elect the members of United States France the Executive Branch separately from the legislative branch. Voters Legislature Chief Executive Argentina Kenya Congress President(House and Senate)
Read each scenario and determine if it is describing a parliamentary or presidential democracy.
TYPE OF GOVERNMENT IN MEXICO Voters Elect Legislative Branch Executive Branch National Congress President Federal Senate Chamber of Deputies Supreme Court Judges•Based on the information in the diagram, what is the type of government inMexico, presidential or parliamentary?•What are the advantages and disadvantages of this type of government?•Use examples and details to support your answer.