| Chapter 25: Political Systems
in Today's World
"The Japanese Diet"
In this chapter, you have learned about consolidated democracies,
discussed the difficulties facing emerging democracies, evaluated
authoritarian states, and analyzed global security issues.
Democratic government can take different forms, and in this
activity you will take a closer look at one of the world's
parliamentary democraciesthe Japanese Diet.
Destination Title: The
House of Representatives
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Start at the Web site for the House of Representatives of
the Japanese Diet.
- Click on and read the "Message
from the Speaker."
- Return to the previous page
and click on Guide to the House.
- From this page explore the topics
Election of Diet Members, Sessions of the Diet,
The Speaker, and Legislative Proceedings.
- Browse these topics, taking
notes as you go.
After you have read through the
information, answer the following questions.