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In this article it explains how the legislative branch should be created, how the people who work for the branch should be elected, and it lists the powers it owns. Compared to the lists of the other two branches the legislative branch considerably has the most powers listed. “The Founders thought that the Legislative Branch would be the most powerful branch of government because it is closest to the people, that is why the Founders spent so much time discussing the qualifications of members of the legislature”("Understanding the Constitution of the United States").The article with the most analysis of the purpose of its’ branch would likely have the most dominant and influential powers. One of the legislative strongest powers is congres... ... middle of paper ... ...ate, but their ability to execute them are sometimes unsuccessful. Works Cited Mount, S.. "The United States Constitution."
Some of the positive aspects of democracy are that the governing body is elected through free and fair elections, the leaders of the political parties are a representation of population, and the institutions in place are for the security and betterment of the people. The negative implications of democracy in Latin America are that some countries have not adopted true democracy (albeit two party system) and the inability to vote in a majority in legislature. The first positive implication of democracy in Latin America is the notion of free and fair elections. The major assumption for free and fair elections to be a positive implication of democracy is that basic civil liberties and equality exists within the population. Peter Smith points out that women and indigenous populations have gained significant equality post authoritarian rule under democracy.
Lewis, Peter M. “Nigeria Votes: More Openness, More Conflict.” Journal of Democracy 22, no. 4 (2011): 60-74. Nichol, Jim. “Russia’s March 2012 Presidential Election: Outcome and Implications.” Congressional Research Service (2012): 1-11. Powell, Bingham G. and others, Comparative Politics Today: A World View, New York: Longman, 2009.