Mexico's Political Institutions


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How many branches of government does Mexico have in order to maintain a separation of powers?

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1. Which branch of the federal government is in charge of upholding laws and the Constitution, and is led by the Supreme Court?

2. What is the absolute maximum amount of time that a single person can be president of Mexico?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You can learn more about the political institutions in Mexico with this lesson and attached quiz. The quiz questions will go over some points you'll have read after you go through the lesson. Some things you'll be tested on include the branches of the Mexican government and the characteristics of the Mexican presidency.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test you on

  • The branches of the Mexican government
  • The Mexican Supreme Court
  • Term limits of the Mexican presidency
  • Branches of state governments
  • Mexican and American federal districts

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - go through the quiz questions and test your understanding of the political institutions in Mexico
  • Reading comprehension - check to ensure that you understand the branches of the Mexican government and the role and characteristics of each branch
  • Knowledge application - once you've checked your understanding, use it to identify the specifics of Mexican political offices, state governments, and federal districts

Additional Learning

To learn more about the Mexican government, review the corresponding lesson called Mexico's Political Institutions. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Politics and government in Mexico
  • The Mexican federal government
  • Branches of the Mexican government
  • State governments in Mexico