The Political System of the USA

The Political System of the USA.

The USA is a federal republic. us-federalism-1The President is elected for four years, and is head of state and of the government. He names the Cabinet.

Congress (the legislature) consists of two houses: the House of Representatives and the Senate.

Elections to the House of Representatives are every two years, when the whole House of Representatives is replaced.

The Senate consists of two senators from each state, elected for six years. One third of the Senate is replaced every two years. A senator must be 30 years old, nine years a citizen and an inhabitant of the state which elects him. The president of the Senate is the Vice-president of the United States.

The two main political parties are the Republicans and the Democrats. There is little difference between their programs in national and international policies.


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