SW Asia Government

SW Asia Government

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Citizen Participation How citizens in a country can influence their government
Executive Branch Enforces the laws of a country
Legislative Branch Makes the laws of a country
Democratic Government in which power is given to the citizens. Citizens can vote.
Autocracy/ Autocratic Government where one person has unlimited power. Citizens have little to no role in government.
Parliamentary Democracy Prime Minister as head of government and is chosen from legislature.
Presidential Democracy President is head of government and is elected by the citizens.
Prime Minister Head of Government in a Parliamentary democracy
Knesset Israel's legislative branch made up of 120 elected representatives
Which country is an example of autocratic monarch ruled by a royal family? Saudi Arabia
Who holds most of the power in the Israeli government? Knesset
Which country has an ayatollah? Iran
Which country has a government not based on religion? Turkey
What is an ayatollah? religious leader
The __________ elects the president who acts like a figurehead for the government. Knesset
In what country did women gain the right to vote in 2015? Saudi Arabia
In what country is the president directly elected by the people and must have an absolute majority of the votes? Turkey
In Iran, the Supreme Leader is chosen by the _________. Assembly of Experts
The Assembly of Experts consist of ________ religious scholars. 86
Saudi Arabia has a king, who are his advisors? Council of Ministers
What is the legislature called in Saudi Arabia? Consultative Council

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