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Political Science 2 Sources February 5, 2007 POL 2 Paper Topic In this paper, you are to compare and contrast two post-communist presidents, the Russian President and the Polish President. In your paper, you should discuss the relative powers of these two presidents, paying particular attention to the similarities and differences in each president’s relationship with the lower house of the national legislature. You should also discuss the historical circumstances that led to the creation of the two presidencies, in particular focusing on the first presidents themselves, Yeltsin and Walesa. Be sure and explain the reasons why one president ended up being so much more powerful than the other. Finally, discuss the implications of checks on executive power for democratization with reference to the Russian and Polish experience. Your paper should NOT simply address the above points in order. Instead, you must address these issues in the context of a coherent argument. Your paper must be wellorganized
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This note was uploaded on 04/11/2009 for the course POL 2 taught by Professor Scheiner during the Winter '08 term at UC Davis.

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