FC: Comparative Government Eunice Yoo
1: United States
2: Government: Type of System: Federal System Government Power: Limited Constitution Adoption: March 4, 1789
3: Executive Branch: President Vice President: ~Head of government ~Serve for 4 years ~Chief of State ~Serve for 4 years The cabinet is appointed by the president with approval from Congress. The president and vice president are elected on the same ticket directly by representatives from each state. | Legislative Branch: Bicameral Congress consists of the Senate (100 seats, 1/3 vote every two years) and House of Representatives (435 seats, serve two-year) | Judicial Branch: Court system consist of federal court and state courts. Neither is independent from one another, they interact with one another. Highest court: US Supreme Court (9 justices) Judges are nominated by presidents.
4: Green Party Libertarian Party Democratic Party Republican Party | Political Parties
5: Economy: Mixed | History=Government | After the Revolutionary War, a new government was formed based on federalism. The Constitution created a three branch government, legislative, executive, and judicial.
6: IMPORTS | Agricultural Products Industrial Supplies: crude oil Capital Goods: computers, telecommunication equipment, motor vehicle parts, office machines, electric power machinery Consumer Goods: automobiles, clothing, medicines, toys, furniture
7: EXPORTS | Agricultural Products: soybeans, fruit, corn Industrial Supplies: organic chemicals Capital Goods: transistors, aircraft, motor vehicle parts, computers, telecommunications equipment Consumer Goods: automobiles & medicines
9: United Kingdom
10: Government: Type of System: Unitary System Government Power: Limited Constitution Adoption: Unwritten
11: Executive Branch: Queen Elizabeth II ~Chief of State Prime Minister David Cameron ~Head of Government Cabinet of Minister is appointed by the Prime Minister Legislative Branch: Bicameral Parliament consists of House of Lords (780 Seats) and House of Commons (650 seats, serve 5 year terms). House of Lords doesn't hold elections. | Judicial Branch: Supreme Court consist of 12 justices including the court president and deputy president. Judge candidates are selected by independent committee of several judicial commissions, They are recommended to the prime minster, and the Queen appoints them.
12: Political Parties | Conservative Party Alliance Party Democratic Unionist Party Labor Party Liberal Democrats Party of Wales Scottish National Party Sinn Fein Social Democratic and Labor Party Ulster Unionist Party United Kingdom -Independent Party
13: Economy: Mixed | History=Government | The hereditary monarch was established with the Act of Settlement in 1701. In 1999 the House of COmmons and the House of Lords were vote to strip most heredity peers and vote in the chamber. The HOuse of Lords took part in shaping legislation.
14: IMPORTS: Manufactured goods machinery fuels foodstuffs
15: EXPORTS: Manufactured goods fuels chemicals food beverages tobacco
18: Type of System: Federal System Government Power: Limited Constitution Adoption: February 5, 1917 | Government
19: Executive Branch: President: ~Chief of State ~Head of Government ~Appoint Cabinet The president is elected by popular vote for a single six year term. | Legislative Branch: Bicameral National Congress consists of the Senate (128 seats, serve 6 years terms), and Chamber of Deputies (500 seats, 3 year terms) | Judicial Branch: Court system: federal, state, and local courts Highest court: Supreme Court of Justice (21 ministers or judges and 5 supernumerary judges) The judges serve for life. Judges are nominated by the President and approved by the Senate
20: Political Parties: Citizen's Movement, Institutional Revolutionary Party, Labor Party, Mexican Green Ecological Party, National Action Party, New Alliance Party, Party of the Democratic Revolution
21: Economy: Market | History=Government | When Mexico lost Texas in 1836 and lost the war between the U.S. affected the government. In 1855, the Indian patriot Juarez began a series of reforms. The crowing of Maximilian was in 1864 and he was overthrown and replaced by Juarez as president.
22: SWALLOW CAVES BY MAYA BAY | November 14 | metalworking machines steel mill products agriculture machinery electrical equipment car parts for assembly repair part for motor vehicles aircraft and aircraft parts | IMPORTS
23: manufactured goods oil and oil products silver fruits vegetables coffee cotton | EXPORTS
26: Government | Type of System: Unitary System Government Power: Limited Constitution Adoption: December 4, 1982
27: Executive Branch; Chief of State: President(Xi Jinping) and Vice President(Li Yanchao) Head of government: Premier, Executive Premier, and (3)Vice Premier(s) The State Council is appointed by the National People's Congress, THe President and Vice President are elected by National People's Congress(5 year term) Legislative Branch: Unicameral National People's Congress (2,987 seats, serve 5 year term) is elected by municipal, regional, and provincial People's Congress, and People's Liberation Army. | Judicial Branch: Supreme People's Court (340 judges, 13 grand justices organized into a civil committee) The Chief Justice is appointed by the People's National Congress (two consecutive 5 year terms) Other judges are nominated by Chief Justice and are appointed by the Standing Committee of the People's National Congress
28: Political Parties: Chinese Communist Party There are eight nominally independent minority parties that are ultimately controlled by the Chinese Communist Party.
29: Economy: Market | History=Government | A civil war occurred between Kuomintang forces under Chiang and Communist led by Mao Zedong. The Kuomintang were overcome by the Soviet-Supporting Communist that Chiang and his followers were to flee CHina. This established a communist government under Mao's regime. China became the People's Republic of China on October 1, 1949.
30: IMPORTS: Electrical and other machinery oil and mineral fuels nuclear reactor boiler and machinery components optical and medical equipment metal ores motor vehicles soybeans
31: EXPORTS: Electrical and other machinery data processing equipment apparel radio telephone handsets textiles integrated circuits
33: South Korea
34: Government: | Type of System: Unitary System Government Power: Limited Constitution Adoption: July 17, 1948
35: Legislative Branch: Unicameral National Assembly (300 seats, members serve for four years term) | Executive Branch; President: Prime Minister: ~Chief of State ~Head of Government ~serve for one 5 year term ~appointed by the President (with the consent of National Assembly) Cabinet: State Council is appointed by the President on the Prime Minister's recommendation, | Supreme Court of South Korea: ~Consist of a Chief Justice and 13 justices ~Chief Justice Appointed by President with National Assembly's consent (one 6 year term) ~Other judges are appointed by the President upon the recommendation of the Chief Justice and consent of National Assembly (6 renewable terms). | Judicial Branch: | Constitutional Court: ~Consist of 1 court head and 8 justices ~Court Justices serve until retirement age of 7 ~Other judges serve 6 years renewable terms with mandatory retirement at age 65.
36: POLITICAL PARTIES | Democratic Party Justice Party Liberty Forward Party New Frontier Party Progressive Justice Party Unified Progressive Party
37: Economy: Market | History=Government | After the World War II, the 38th parallel created a boundary between North and South Korea. The North was to be controlled by USSR and the South was to be controlled by the U.S. In 1948, elections were held in South Korea for a National Assembly. During the election, a republican constitution was constitution and the first president was elected. South Korea adopted the idea of the U.S. government system.
38: EXPORTS | Machinery, electronics and electronic equipment, oil, steel, transport equipment, organic chemicals, plastics
39: IMPORTS | semiconductors wireless telecommunications equipment motor vehicles computers steel ships petrochemicals
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42: Sources: Commons, House of: chamber of the House of Commons. Photograph. Encyclopdia Britannica Online. Web. 27 Mar. 2014.
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