SOUTH AMERICA GOVERNMENT INFO. EXAMPLES OF GOVERNMENT. Limited Governments: Constitutions are new. Voting is MANDATORY Constitutions, statements of rights, or other laws define the limits of those in power. EXAMPLES OF GOVERNMENT. Unlimited Governments:
Constitutions are new.
Voting is MANDATORY
Constitutions, statements of rights, or other laws define the limits of those in power.
Control placed solely with the ruler.
No limits imposed on the rulers authority.
Brazil’s Military Dictatorship
Opponents of the government as well as innocent people, "disappeared" in the middle of the night.
They were taken to secret government detention centers where they were tortured and eventually killed.
It ended in December 1983 when a civilian government took over the military dictatorship.
1964 - the army took power and implemented an institutional act to punish anybody who posed a potential threat to the regime.
After 21 years of military dictatorship, the military peacefully handed over power to civilian president Tancredo Neves, elected by the National Congress.
Credited with uprooting terrorism
Formed stability, though his methods have drawn charges of authoritarianism
Authoritarianism is a form of government opposed to individualism and democracy.
Charged with violating human rights and found guilty.
Argentina’s Dirty War
Secure Human Rights
Human Rights – inherit to all human beings, without distinction as to race, color, gender, language, religion, political, or other opinions, property, or birth.
Governments abuse human rights when they directly engage or turn a deaf ear to violators within their borders.
Torture or disappearance
Censorship of the press