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PROJECT NUMBER 2017-1-DE03KA219-035543_2

YEAH! – YOUR EUROPE AT HOME! SHAPING EUROPE

POLITICAL SYSTEMS 1. Tick (√) the political system of each country. Parliamentary Republic Germany Portugal Spain Latvia

Semi-Presidential Republic

Constitutional Monarchy

Federal Parliamentary Republic √

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2. Tick (√) the system which is based on… Parliamentary Republic Both an executive presidency and a separate head of government that leads the legislature, who is appointed by the president. A ceremonial/non-executive president, where a separate head of government leads the executive. A ceremonial/non-executive monarch, where a separate head of government leads the executive.

Semi-Presidential Republic

Constitutional Monarchy

Federal Parliamentary Republic

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3. Tick (√) the power organs of each country. Germany The President of the republic, the republic assembly, the government and the courthouses. A State President, Saeima (unicameral parliament), Cabinet of Ministers, Courts and State Auditor. The Government, the Parliament (Cortes Generales), and the Congress of the Deputies. The Bundestag (the parliament) and the Bundesrat (representative body of the regional states).

Portugal √

Spain

Latvia √

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4. Tick (√) the most representative political parties that belong to each country.

The Green Party Ciudadanos (Centre-right Party) CDU - United Democratic Coalition – (PCP- Portuguese Communist Party and PEV - Green Party) Social Democratic Party The National Alliance Socialist Workers' Party (SPOE- Centre-Left Party) The Left Party Socialist Party Social Democratic Party "Harmony" Christian Democratic Union (CDU) / Christian Social Union (CSU) Podemos (Left-wing Party) Union of Greens and Farmers People's Party (PP- Centre-right) The Left Block People’s Party (CDS-PP – Right-wing Party) Unity

Germany √

Portugal

Spain

Latvia

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5. Tick (√) the duration of the Executive Head of State of each country.

A five-year term A four-year term A life time (or till abdication)

Germany √

Portugal √

Spain

Latvia √

6. Tick (√) the duration of the Government of each country.

A four-year term

Germany √

Portugal √

Spain √

Latvia √

Germany √

Portugal √

Spain √

Latvia √

7. Tick (√) the duration of the European Deputies of each country.

A five-year term


POLITICS IN EU Germany / Portugal / Spain / Latvia

SIMILARITIES

DIFFERENCES

 The duration of the European Deputies of each country

 The political systems

 The duration of the Government

 The power organs of each country

 Both Germany and Portugal have a «Social Democratic Party»

 The duration of the executive Head of State of each Country (except Latvia)

 Both Spain and Portugal have a «People’s Party» and a «Socialist Party»

 Most of the political parties are different

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Political Systems  

Portugal, Germany, Spain and Latvia

Political Systems  

Portugal, Germany, Spain and Latvia

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