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Ch 56: Comparison of Political Systems

About This Chapter

Quickly review political system comparisons as you finish your homework or prepare for a test. The video lessons and self-assessment quizzes in this chapter allow for ease of study and comprehension.

Comparison of Political Systems - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, we've included a series of video lessons about different political systems and ways in which they comparable. Move at your own pace as you study the structure of Russia's government and the political systems of the U.S. and Great Britain. Once you finish this chapter, you should be ready to:

  • Provide an overview of the Federal Republic of Germany
  • Differentiate between the political systems and structure of Great Britain and the United States
  • Outline the structure of Russia's present-day government
  • Discuss the structure of the governments of China and Mexico

As you watch these videos, you may use the video tabs feature to review any of the subjects again. The quiz provided with each lesson is a handy way to ensure you've understood the material. If you have any questions, you can reach an instructor through the Dashboard.

5 Lessons in Chapter 56: Comparison of Political Systems
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Political Systems & Structure of the U.S. vs. Great Britain

1. Political Systems & Structure of the U.S. vs. Great Britain

While both democracies, the governments of the United Kingdom and the United States have many stark differences. This lesson explains some of those differences, as well as some of the unique institutions that have developed as a result.

The Federal Republic of Germany: An Overview

2. The Federal Republic of Germany: An Overview

In this lesson, we explore the federal government of the German Republic and briefly delve into each branch and the positions that help create German law and govern Germany.

Structure of Russia's Present Day Government

3. Structure of Russia's Present Day Government

Russia's place as a world power has shown little signs of stopping since the fall of the Soviet Union. In this lesson, we will develop a basic understanding of the structure of Russian government, one that is quite different from our own.

Structure of China's Government

4. Structure of China's Government

With 1.4 billion people to govern, some things about China's government aren't that surprising, like the fact that the National People's Congress is the largest legislature in the world. Others, like the multiple titles of the Chinese President, do take some explanation.

The Structure of Mexico's Government

5. The Structure of Mexico's Government

How does Mexico function as a nation? Explore the structure of Mexico's government and discover the branches and powers that keep the nation running. Then test your understanding with a brief quiz.

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