|Chile is in South America|
- The government in Chile has a President, a Congress and a Constitution. Nationally, the government has 3 branches: executive, legislative and judicial. Mayors lead municipalities (cities and towns) at the local level.
- Chilean government offices and roles have some similar names. Does this mean the governments in Chile and U.S. are the same?
- What are some similarities and differences between Chilean and American governments?
- Do people in Chile vote? If so, when did people get the right to vote? Did everybody get to vote? How does this compare with voting in the US?
- Does government play a role in the rescue of the miners? How?
- How is the media covering this event? If this dramatic event had taken place 10 years ago, would media coverage have been different? How?
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Read and watch coverage of the Chile Mine Rescue