gov-Chapter 3 - Vaughn 1 Chapter 3 Discussion Questions 2 A parliamentary system is a system of democratic governance of a state in which the executive

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Vaughn 1 Chapter 3 Discussion Questions 2. A parliamentary system is a system of democratic governance of a state in which the executive branch derives its democratic legitimacy from, and is held accountable to the legislature; the executive and legislative branches are thus interconnected. The cons of doing so would be that this would give more power by combining two branches into one and making the judicial branch less strong. The branches need to maintain balance to keep everything equal so not one branch has more power. 1. Unicameralism is the practice of having one legislative or parliamentary chamber. Is a legislature which consists of one chamber or house. They exist when there is no widely perceived need for multicameralism. Many multicameral legislatures were created to give separate voices to different sectors of society. Unicameral legislatures are also common in Communist states. The advantage of a unicameral system is more efficient lawmaking, as the legislature process is much simpler and there is no possibility of legislative deadlock. It is also
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