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1. parliamentary republic. -c.

2. legislative branch - h.

3. executive branch - a.

4. to be elected - b.

5. Supreme Court - i.

6. War of Independence - j.

7. to adopt the amendments - d.


8. to be composed of two houses f.

9. to represent the states - g.

10. electoral requirements - e.

2. Put the words given below under three headings.

constituency, independence, republic, ministry, elect, monarchy, dictatorship, politician, chamber,


president, majority, democracy, stand/run for Parliament, vote, cabinet

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types of government people and bodies involved in Elections


politics
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republic ministry constituency
monarchy politician elect
dictatorship chamber majority
democracy president stand/run for Parliament
Independence? cabinet vote

3. Match some of the words from exercise 2 with their definitions.

vote a state governed by representatives and, usually,


monarchy a president
b a state ruled by a king or queen
stand/run for
a committee of the most important ministers in
Parliament the government
cabinet d a political area whose inhabitants are
represented by one MP
bye-election
to be a candidate in a election
republic to choose in a formal way (e.g. by making a
constituency ballot paper)
g an election in one constituency in contrast to a
General Election
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4. Put each of the following words or phrases in its correct place in the passage below.

The United States of America is a _____(1)_____. The government is divideda secretary,


into three branches: legislative _____(2)_____, executive (the President and his
b parliamentary
Administration) and judicial _____(3)_____.
There are two main political _____(4)_____ in the USA: the Democratic and the republic,
Republican. The US President is both head of state and_____(5)_____. He c government,
_____(6)_____ for a four-year term. Presidential _____(7)_____ are held every
d the US Supreme
leap year on first Tuesday. The President is assisted by _____(8)_____ who are the
Court,
heads of the executive departments.
e parties,
the US Congress,
g is elected,
h elections

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5. Are these statements TRUE or FALSE?

1 There are three main political parties in the USA. FALSE


2 Presidential elections are held every five years on first Tuesday, following the first Monday in November. FALSE
3 The Congress of the United States is consists of two houses. TRUE
4 The US Constitution was adopted after the War of Independence. TRUE
5 The jury trials are used only civil cases. FALSE
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6. Translate the sentences from Ukrainian into English.

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1 United States of America is a parliamentary Republic.
2 the State power in the United States is divided into legislative, Executive and judicial.

3 the President is elected for a term of four years.

4 Form of government based on the Constitution of 17 September 1787

5 the U.S. Congress consists of two chambers: the Senate and house of representatives.

6 The U.S. Congress controls foreign policy

7 Presidency not only defines a person, it is the Executive branch of government.

8 the Supreme judicial body of the country is the Supreme Court of the United States.

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1.What Republic is the US?

2.How many branches of government in the United States?

3.How many major parties are there in the US?

4.What is the term of the elected President of the United States?

5.Which year are presidential elections in the United States?

6.What is the US Supreme court?

7.When the Constitution was adopted the US?

8.What is the chambers of the U.S. Congress?

9.Who controls the purse of the United States?

10.How many States in USA have their own Constitution?

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