Economic Basics
Types & Forms of Government
Mix 1
Mix 2

100

"The government makes all economic decisions"
Command Economy

100

“State governments hold most of the power in this form of government”
Confederation

100

What word means "a type of society where no government exists--often leading to chaos"?
Anarchy

100

What word describes "a document that lists what the government can and cannot do"?
Constitution

200

“Economic decisions are determined by prior customs—usually associated with agricultural societies”
Traditional Economy

200

“Instead of voting for others to make government policies, the people make all the government's public policies.”
Direct Democracy

200

What word means "strict control of crime and control of violence"?
Order

200

“Power is divided and shared between the local, state, and national government”
Federalism

300

“Economic decisions are decided in markets through the interaction of buyers and sellers”
Market Economy

300

“A government that has total control of people’s lives”
Either one of these words is correct: - totalitarian - authoritarian

300

What word means "to be free from the control and rules of others"?
Liberty

300

“Type of democracy whereby people elect others to run the government”
Representative Democracy or Indirect Democracy

400

“An economy that is a combination of market and command forces”
Mixed Economy

400

“Form of government whereby the national government has more power than the state governments”
Unitary Government

400

List two functions of the US national government government that are listed in the Preamble to the US Constitution. (Six possible answers are possible)
Here are the six possible answers: A. Form a more perfect union B. Establish Justice C. Insure Domestic Tranquility D. Provide for the Common Defense E. Promote the General Welfare F. Secure the Blessings of Liberty

400

“Type of democracy that allows the people to choose both the legislative branch and the executive branch”
Presidential Democracy

500

What vocabulary concept describes: “What you give up when you make a decision”?
Opportunity Cost

500

“Type of democracy whereby the people elect the legislative branch, and the legislative branch chooses the executive”
Parliamentary Democracy

500

What word describes "the process whereby voters decide if a bill passed by a state legislature and signed by the governor actually becomes a law"?
Referendum

500

“Form of government that emphasizes power be divided between the local, state, and national levels of government”
Federalism