What Is the American Political System?


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The Government of the United States
Conventional Name: United States of America
Government Type: Federal Presidential Constitutional Republic
Voting Age: 18 years of age; universal
Chief: President Barack Obama
Head: President Barack Obama
Legislature: bicameral Congress consists of the Senate (100 seats, 2 members are elected from each state by popular vote to serve six-year terms; one-third are elected every two years) and the House of Representatives (435 seats; members are directly elected by
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A representative republic. At least, that was the original intention.
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The American political system is clearly defined by the Declaration of Independence of 1776 and the Constitution of 1789 which form the foundations of the US federal government. The Declaration of Independence establishes the United States as an independent political entity, while the Constitution creates the basic structure of the federal government.
The American political system is one that is defined by fundamental documents, that is, the Constitution of 1789 and the Declaration of Independence of 1776, which is unlike the system in Britain. It is characterized by The Presidency, The Presidential Primaries, The House of Representatives, The Senate and The Supreme Court.
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