Unformatted text preview: between Congress and parliament. Parliament and Congress are used for the same purpose which is to make laws. However, the powers given to them are different to each other. The two distinct houses of government for British parliament was formed in the 14 century. The two houses were called the Commons and the Lords. The Commons were people who were to represent different counties, towns, and cities. While the Lords were nobles and clergy....
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- Spring '08
- British Parliament, President of the United States, Federal government of the United States, Washington, D.C.