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Government in Spanish Speaking Countries

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Government in Spanish Speaking Countries
Location 1
Location 2
Location 3
Final Destination
There are 21 Spanish speaking countries
(excluding Spain and Cuba) that have written
constitutions

and are republics.
Like that of the U.S.A, 12 of the 21 countries
have a
presidential system of government
.
Every country is different...
Mexico for example...
Argentina

Venezuela

Are the only 2 countries that have a
Federal system.
Federalism:
where
Sovereignty is constitutionally divided
and bound together by a governing representative head
Cuba has an
elected national legislature
, the National Assembly of People's Power (Asamblea Nacional del Poder Popular)
Communism in Cuba
Until February 2008, Cuba was led by President
Fidel Castro
, who was Chief of State, Head of Government, Prime Minister, First Secretary of the
Communist Party of Cuba
Spanish Monarchy
Spain has a
constitutional monarchy
. King Juan
Carlos has been the heir to the throne sine 1975
The King is known as the
Head of State, but there is also a Head of Government who helps out the king.
Voting...
Most Spanish speaking countries have universal
adult suffrage...
...Literary requirements for voting have been eliminated throughout the past few years...
In some areas...
Geographic remoteness
Poverty
And poor education
...Keep People from voting
Things to Remember:
Federalism: a government in which power is divided.
Communism: system where the state plans and controls the economy
Monarchy: A nation in which a supreme power rules.
Government: a form of system rules by a state, community etc.
2004
2007
1811
Venezuela
Declared its independence from the Spanish colonies on 5th July, 1811
Bolivia
Earned independence on August 6, 1822
Guyana
Attained it's independence from the British dominion on 26th May 1966
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