Congress plays a huge part in our government. Congress is the voice of the people in our government and without Congress the society would not have any power. Society can to voice opinions and concerns through Congress. Society are the one who vote representatives in Congress. Society take for granted the power of Congress and how much they have to do with the laws that come out of our government.
Canada has two legislative bodies in the parliamentary system, one is the Senate of Canada which is constituted by the appointed members. Secondly, is the House of Commons, which is made up of elected officials. The Senate is consisted of 105 members that are recommended by the Prime Minister and the appointed by the Governor General. The members of the Senate can be made up of business people, lawyers, doctors, hockey players, and many more, because of the variety of experience from the individuals of senators gives a better understanding of the people they represent and of the problems that Parliament must try to solve.
1. What are the three branches of government? Please explain the concept of "checks and balances". In the United States, under instruction from the Constitution, there are three branches of government. The three branches are: the Executive branch, the Legislative branch, and the Judicial branch. Each branch is involved in slightly different parts of governing.
Legislative power is a supreme power of the state, which is ordinarily elected and thus reflects the sovereignty of the state. The legislative systems of United States of America and the United Kingdom are widely known to have multiple differences, as well as certain similarities. An efficient assessment of the legislative systems of the United Kingdom and the United States allows identifying major issues of the overall functioning of both countries. Nonetheless, the primary difference between the legislative system of the United States of American and the United Kingdome of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is the absence of the constitution in the legislative system of the former. The latter is also accompanied by the fact that the members
Mann and Ornstein argue that the Legislative Branch is the most important branch of Congress. Each branch is given specific powers and responsibilities, many of which overlap. However, “it is clear, when push comes to shove, that Congress can trump the other two branches” (14). Congress struggles to keep its head above the water when communicating with the other branches. Article One of the Constitution was about the Legislative branch, and was twice as long as Article Two, about the Executive branch, and
Nicholas Zirpoli Law and Society Professor Weiss September 25, 2015 Unit 1 Legal Systems Unit 1 explores the legal systems of the world starting with the United States. We learned things from how the government was created, to the Bill of Rights. Its all about the laws and how it affects our society as a whole. We also take a look into different governments like France, China, and Saudi Arabia and compare them with our own government.
Ancient Rome Republic and United States Democratic Republic Do you know that United States Democratic Republic kind of get the idea from Ancient Rome Republic? The government was not the only thing that U.S. get the idea but also the law from Ancient Rome Republic. “The Romans carved some of their more important laws into tablets, which became known as the Twelve Tables. Some of the laws may seem odd to us today, but they offer a great glimpse into everyday life during the Republic.” This quote show some of the example of the law that United States get the idea from.
1.) The legislative branch basically conceives the law while the executive I believe, is the main enforcer after the president signs whatever reform/bill into law. So, I guess I 'll go with the Executive Branch since it is home to the Department of State because its our foreign ministry. 2.) Yes and No.
Both Federalists and Democratic-Republicans, have different opinions on how they want the Government to function. For example on page 292, Alexander Hamilton was representing the Federalists. Here are a few examples of what the Federalists had wanted, they wanted to rule by the Wealthy class, have a strong Federal Government, and want to have an Alliance with the British. There was also an issue with immigration because the immigrants had supported the ideals of the French Revolution, so the Federalists were not too excited about that. On the contrary, Thomas Jefferson was representing the Democratic- Republicans.
In congress, members are called upon all year long to cast a vote on an eclectic amount of motions, bills and amendments. Voting is one of the most important responsibilities a Member of Congress has and they take it extremely seriously. The rate of voting participation in the last couple Congresses was 95% of all the votes held. There was a 100% participation in 1998 when nine Representatives and sixteen Senators had perfect scores. Many modern issues today include: school safety, education assistance, gun control, abortion rights, social security reforms, medicare costs, environmental programs, trade with China- the list goes on.