Comparisons between Presidential and Parliamentary Systems

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Political Science 123
24 November 2009
Comparisons between Presidential and Parliamentary Systems
Democratic political systems are generally defined by either a presidential or parliamentary system and the debate as to which system is more effective is endless. Each system has its share of advantages of disadvantages, yet these systems are not easily replaced for the other. Democratic nations create constitutions and within the texts of these documents the choice of either system is dictated.
The highest position of authority in a parliamentary political system is the position of prime minister “In a parliamentary system such as Britain's, the majority party's leader becomes...
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