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Southwest asia study_game_unit_3

  1. 1. The Middle East Study Game Unit 3
  2. 2. Lawlessness or political disorder brought about by having NO Government <ul><ul><li>ANARCHY </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. A country ruled by a person that has complete and unlimited power <ul><ul><li>Autocracy </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. A republic government based on the laws of Islam (Saudi Arabia, Iran) <ul><ul><li>Islamic Republic </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. a form of government in which a Deity (God) is recognized as the supreme civil ruler, but the Deity’s laws are interpreted by religious authorities (bishops, mullahs, etc.) (Iran) <ul><ul><li>Theocracy </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. a country in which the powers of the central government are restricted and in which the states, colonies, or provinces have some self-government; ultimate power rests with the voters who choose their governmental representatives (India, United States, Germany, <ul><ul><li>Federal Republic </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. a form of government in which the citizens elect leaders and rule by majority (United States) <ul><ul><li>Democracy </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. A government based upon religious beliefs is BEST described as an <ul><ul><li>Theocracy </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. What type of government controls most aspects of its peoples life. <ul><ul><li>Authoritarian </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. What type of government citizens choose representatives to make and enforce the laws <ul><ul><li>Representative Democracy </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. The central government holds most of the power in _________ government. <ul><ul><li>UNITARY </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. A small group of powerful leaders are in charge in this type of government… <ul><ul><li>Oligarchy </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. What is the legislative branch of government is responsible for ??? <ul><ul><li>making and carrying out the laws </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. How is the leader of a Presidential Democracy chosen? <ul><ul><li>The president is chosen in a vote by the people. </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. How is the leader of a Parlimentary Democracy chosen? <ul><ul><li>The Prime Minister is chosen by representatives in the legislator </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. What tells how governmental power is distributed? A government SYSTEM
  17. 17. In the Middle East, which country would be an example of a Federal Type of government? <ul><li>Israel </li></ul>
  18. 18. What does OPEC stand for? <ul><ul><li>Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. What type of trade barrier is a Quota? <ul><ul><li>Political Trade Barrier </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. What happens if OPEC desides to limit the amount of oil its members produces? <ul><ul><li>Prices of Oil and Gas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>goes up </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. What is a Political Trade Barrier that places a tax on incoming goods? <ul><li>tariff </li></ul>
  22. 22. People who can work, solve problems, and create businesses are called what? <ul><ul><li>Human Resources </li></ul></ul>
  23. 23. Who benefits from trade restrictions placed on imported goods? <ul><ul><li>Local companies that produce the same products as the imports-LIMITS competition </li></ul></ul>
  24. 24. Out of the countries we have studied, which one does NOT have large oil deposits??? <ul><ul><li>ISRAEL </li></ul></ul>
  25. 25. What is the title of the Shia religious leader of IRAN? <ul><ul><li>Ayatollah </li></ul></ul>
  26. 26. Of the countries we studied, which is considered an Islamic Republic? <ul><li>Iran </li></ul>
  27. 27. What is a common problem with command economies? <ul><ul><li>Poor decision making by government leaders on answering the three main </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Economic Questions </li></ul></ul>
  28. 28. What are the three main Economic Questions? <ul><ul><li>What to produce/how much. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How to produce it. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For whom to produce it for. </li></ul></ul>
  29. 29. Which Southwest Asian country has an Autocratic Government system? <ul><ul><li>Saudi Arabia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(Monarchy) </li></ul></ul>
  30. 30. What is the leader of Iran known as? <ul><ul><li>The Supreme Leader </li></ul></ul>
  31. 31. Which type of government gives its citizens the most power? <ul><ul><li>Democratic </li></ul></ul>
  32. 32. Which type of government gives its citizens the least power? <ul><ul><li>Autocratic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(Dictators and Monarchs) </li></ul></ul>
  33. 33. Why are dams a good idea for solving water problems in the countries they are located in but not for other countries? Dams limit the amount of water going down stream to other countries.
  34. 34. What is the process of removing salt from sea water known as? <ul><ul><li>Desalinization </li></ul></ul>
  35. 35. Why don’t more countries use desalinization to solve their water issues? <ul><ul><li>It is a very </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>expensive process $$$ </li></ul></ul>
  36. 36. What type of government gives the king or queen complete control? <ul><ul><li>Absolute Monarchy </li></ul></ul>
  37. 37. What type of government gives the king or queen very little control, they are more of a figure head? <ul><ul><li>Constitutional Monarchy </li></ul></ul>
  38. 38. How important is religion to Saudi Arabia’s king? <ul><ul><li>VERY… It is the basis for the entire government!!! </li></ul></ul>
  39. 39. The Israeli legislator is called? <ul><ul><li>The Knesset </li></ul></ul>
  40. 40. The Iranian legislator is called? <ul><ul><li>The Assembly of the Experts </li></ul></ul>
  41. 41. The Saudi Arabian legislator is called? <ul><ul><li>The Consultative Council </li></ul></ul>
  42. 42. What natural resource is the source of many conflicts in the region. <ul><ul><li>Water </li></ul></ul>
  43. 43. In what country can people vote for local leaders but because the King has final authority the citizens play a very small role if any in running the government? <ul><ul><li>Saudi Arabia </li></ul></ul>
  44. 44. In what country can people vote for local leaders and the national legislator, but the Head of State and Nations leader are chosen by the national legislator? <ul><ul><li>Israel </li></ul></ul>
  45. 45. In what country can people vote for local leaders and the countries president, but the true leader of the country chosen by the countries religious leaders? <ul><ul><li>Iran </li></ul></ul>
  46. 46. Laws based on the teachings of the Quran are known as what <ul><ul><li>Shariah Law </li></ul></ul>
  47. 47. A government that sees God as the supreme ruler is known as what? <ul><ul><li>Theocracy </li></ul></ul>
  48. 48. What type of trade barrier is an Embargo? <ul><ul><li>Political Trade Barrier </li></ul></ul>
  49. 49. What is a common feature of countries with strong economies? <ul><ul><li>High Literacy Rates </li></ul></ul>
  50. 50. The 1973 Oil crisis was the outcome of what type of political trade barrier between OPEC and the US?? <ul><ul><li>An EMBARGO </li></ul></ul>