2 West African presidents reject term limits

Q: The presidents of Guinea and Ivory Coast (Côte d'Ivoire) are running for third terms this month in spite of limits set by the constitutions of their West African nations. Where is West Africa?

Circle the area on this map

Q: The two men – 82 and 78 years old – have both held power for a decade. The president of a neighboring nation was ousted in an August coup. Which nation is on Guinea's northeastern border and Ivory Coast's northern border?

A. Liberia

B. Mali

C. Nigeria

D. Togo

Q: Many of the world’s autocratic leaders have tried to become “president for life.” Which nation ended a 10-year term limit for its president in 2018?

A. China

B. Brazil

C. Nicaragua

D. Russia

Q: Protesters in Belarus have been demanding the ouster of an autocratic ruler who has ruled the nation since 1994. Where is Belarus?

A. Africa

B. Asia

C. Europe

D. South America

Q: The president of the United States is limited to being elected to two four-year terms by ...

A. The Constitution

B. A federal law

C. A Supreme Court ruling

D. The 22nd Amendment

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