The World According to Analeise S.

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What is the difference between limited and unlimited forms of government?

Unlimited and limited governments are different in that the leaders have different amounts of control. First, an unlimited government has no constitution. A constitution is the rule book for a country’s government, stating the laws, rights, responsibilities, and how a government runs. Without it their would be no laws written down and the leaders wouldn't run the country correctly. A limited government on the other hand has a constitution. Next, a limited government has separation of power. This divides power among several branches. In an unlimited government such as an oligarchy the few leaders have too much power and take advantage and abuse it, this happens because there is not this rule. Also, an unlimited government has no consent of the governed. This means citizens give their permission to be governed, citizens do this by voting. Without voting the people don't get to voice their opinion and make decisions. Unlimited government often don't let citizens vote, such as in a dictatorship. In a limited government it has this limit. In a limited government there is the rule of law. The rule of law means that laws are enforced, fair, and nobody is above the law. There's a limit on this law by having it apply to everyone and even the leader has to follow it. In a dictatorship the leader often doesn't follow the law. This makes citizens feel safer that the government can just do what they want. In an unlimited government there would be no rights of the minority. Meaning that small and unpopular groups rights wouldn't be protected. By limiting the power of the majority and making sure everyone is treated fairly, these group’s rights are protected. Leader can do different things in limited governments then in unlimited governments. The leader consider citizens thoughts and when making decisions they think about what would be the best for the people. In conclusion, a limited government is much better for the majority and many reasons.

How do people adapt to living in a desert region?

Inhabitants of desert regions like the Sahara adapt to the harsh environment by living near an oasis, wearing the right clothing for the climate, and use modern technology. First, people live near oasis. They come because there are jobs, water, and date palms. People at oasis use date palms for many resources or theirs. They're used for food, building materials, rope, fuel, and multiple other uses. Also another reason that people live near or at an oasis is for the water. The water is used to grow crops which wouldn't be possible in the desert. Next, the nomads of the Sahara adapt by wearing certain clothing. For example the Tuareg wear long and loose cloth to protect themselves from the heat. Lastly, an adaptation people make in the desert is using technology. Some desert traders use satellite phones to keep in touch with their customers. Also, drilling machines find underground water. Then people use electric pumps get the water up to Earth's surface. For transportation of goods in the desert is by plane and truck. These are a few ways that people in the Sahara desert adapt to their environment. They live close to an oasis, dress to protect themselves from the desert, and use modern technology.

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