Unformatted text preview: 3. Much more commonality between Parliament and gov’t than between U.S. President and Congress 4. Parliament is an expression of popular sovereignty, so there’s no judicial review and no constitution to trump Parliament 5. Maximum term: 5 years; minimum term: none C. Government strength in Parliamentarism: gov’t is more powerful than Parliament 1. Gov’t uses precarious position to lay claim to support 2. Emphasizes that the people know Parliament elected the gov’t and would be suspicious if Parliament didn’t support gov’t 3. Threat of gov’t collapsing means Parliament supports gov’t to keep from being ousted by citizens 4. Gov’t supported by party discipline...
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- Spring '07
- Democracy, Separation of Powers, Parliament, gov't, gov't collapsing means, Parliament majority support