FC: Comparative government project | By Rachel Ferguson
1: United States: | government constitution adopted in 1783 | have a limited federal government giving more power to the people
2: The two major parties that compete are the Democrats and Republicans | Mixed economy | many laws were implemented i the progressive era concerning protection of laborers | party affiliation has grown over the years, especially with younger generations
3: Imports: refined petroleum, crude petroleum, digital disk drives, integrated circuits, cars | Exports: refined petroleum, cars, integrated circuits, packaged medicaments
4: United states summary | The United States constitution was adopted in 1783. The government give power to the masses by being a federal democratic government with limited central power. The executive branch includes the president and a cabinet. The legislative branch consists of a bicameral congress, the senate and house of representatives. The judicial branch is made up of lower courts, such as district and courts of appeal and one supreme court which can interpret laws.
5: The two major political parties are democrats and republicans. The voting age is 18+. The economy is a mixed market, with private businesses following government rules and regulations. Top imports: petroleum, cars, and technologies. Top exports: petroleum, cars, packaged medicaments.
6: limited unitary government | a queen... | and a prime minister
7: conservative vs. labor parties mixed-market economy | Imports: manufactured goods, machinery, fuels Exports: manufactured goods, chemicals, fuels
8: United Kingdom Summary | The united Kingdom has a limited unitary government composed of the queen and a prime minister that is the head of government. Their legislative system is bicameral and the judicial system is very much like ours. This is because we modeled a lot of our government after theirs. The two main parties are the conservatives and the labor parties.
9: One interesting thing about the UK is that it has no actual constitution. Instead, they've been governing common law by tradition and past bills passed. England has a mixed-market economy that exports manufactured goods and machinery and fuels to other countries, mainly to Germany and US. they import manufactured goods as well that they can't produce as much and other commodities from Germany and China.
10: China | Constitution adopted in 1982 | Unitary limited government | moving towards mixed economy
11: exports: tech commodities, textiles, machinery | pollution is a problem in major cities.
12: China Summary | China is moving from a command economy to a mixed-market economy and they trade mainly with other East Asian countries. Their main imports are machinery, oil and fuels, nuclear reactor, motor vehicles, and soybeans. Their main exports are machinery, data processing equipment, textiles, integrated circuits.
13: China has a unitary limited government. It's current constitution was adopted in 1982. China is communist, so even though it has three separate branches and more than one party, they are ll subunits of the communist party and there is a lot of power given to the government in general. They have a unicameral legislative branch and a Supreme court. They also have a president and a premier.
14: Constitution adopted in 1917 Limited federal republic Mixed economy | Mexico
15: Freedom from Spain's monarchy allowed them to become more democratic. | Deep cultural traditions
16: Mexico Summary | Mexico has federal republic modeled similar to ours, partly because we played "big brother" with them in the 1900's. They have a similar executive and judicial system, and they have a bicameral legislative branch. The two major parties that compete for power are the national action party and the institutional revolutionary party.
17: One of the major issues in Mexico is the opium production and the drug industry. Another issue that involves the US is the border issue and immigration. Mexico is a mixed- economy that imports mainly metalworking and agricultural machinery, car and aircraft parts and equipment. They export oil and oil products, manufactured goods, silver, fruits, vegetables, coffee and cotton.
18: India | Freed from British rule in 1947. Constitution adopted in 1949. | Religion is intertwined with politics and party favor.
19: Happy Holi! | unitary unlimited government with separate codes for religions
20: India Summary | India was a British settlement until 1947, when India gained independence and formed its government in 1949. Their government is similar to the UK's, they have a unitary system with a parliament, judicial system, and president and prime minister. Power is strongly central and party competition isn't really a competition because the people know who is going to win. Religion is strongly tied to their politics.
21: The two parties that are most represented in parliament are the Indian National congress and the Bharatiya janata party. They are a mixed-market economy and import crude oil, stones, fertilizer, and chemicals. They export precious stones, chemicals, and apparel and other commodities. One major problem is border issues and bad relations with Pakistan and Nepal.
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