Strengths And Weaknesses Of The American Democracy

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The American Democracy is one of the strongest and most powerful in the world with many influences that has tailored the constitutions and laws of other countries. In the 21st century the Constitution of the United States still remains one of the simplest, shortest, most envied, most difficult to change and predominant role of how effective democracy can be. However, American Democracy is not static; it is constantly evolving. Even though democracy offers a number of advantages over other forms of government, no system is perfect and federalism offers, and still offers, both advantages and disadvantages. The Declaration of Independence of 1776 and the Constitution of 1789 form the foundations of the United States federal government. The Declaration of Independence establishes the United States as an independent political entity, while the Constitution creates the basic structure of the federal government. This paper is will examine a number of factors that prove to establish and define the strengths and weakness of the Constitution, the impact of policy on federal bureaucracy, the efficiency of branches of government and the impact of interest groups. The forecast for democracy is anything but certain, and many opinions…show more content…
A negative impact that might come attached is when a politician relies on huge sums of money contributed by an interest group in order to run, his or her vote will naturally be influenced by the wishes of that organization rather than by what is best for the country. On the other hand, if a politician depended on only one source of funding, undue influence might be a possibility. However, because there are so many active groups politicians get donations from many and the donations are monetarily set so not any one group donations could influence
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