As someone who is intensely interested in politics generally, and British and American politics most especially, I am fascinated by the many differences between the political scenes on the two sides of the Atlantic.
Submit Definitions Administrative divisions: This entry generally gives the numbers, designatory terms, and first-order administrative divisions as approved by the US Board on Geographic Names BGN.
Changes that have been reported but not yet acted on by BGN are noted. This entry gives the name of the seat of government, its geographic coordinates, the time difference relative to Coordinated Universal Time UTC and the time observed in Washington, DC, and, if applicable, information on daylight saving time DST.
Where appropriate, a special note has been added to highlight those countries that have multiple time zones. Cabinet includes the official name for any body of high-ranking advisers roughly comparable to a U. Also notes the method for selection of members. The name and title of any person or role roughly equivalent to a U.
Head of government includes the name and title of the top administrative leader who is designated to manage the day-to-day activities of the government. For example, in the UK, the monarch is the chief of state, and the prime minister is the head of government.
In the US, the president is both the chief of state and the head of government. A description of the basic form of government e.
This entry lists in alphabetical order by abbreviation those international organizations in which the subject country is a member or participates in some other way. The name s of the highest court s and a brief description of the selection process for members.
This entry contains information on the structure unicameral, bicameral, tricameralformal name, number of seats, and term of office. Elections includes the nature of election process or accession to power, date of the last election, and date of the next election.
Political parties and leaders: Significant political organizations and their leaders. Political pressure groups and leaders: Organizations with leaders involved in politics, but not standing for legislative election. Also see the Terminology note. Elections includes the nature of election process or accession to power, date of the last election, and date of the next election National symbol s: A national symbol is a faunal, floral, or other abstract representation - or some distinctive object - that over time has come to be closely identified with a country or entity.
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Time required to start a business days. Time required to start a business is the number of calendar days needed to complete the procedures to legally operate a business. If a procedure can be speeded up at additional cost, the fastest procedure, independent of cost, is chosen.
Constitutional form of government. This entry includes a wide variety of situations that range from traditional bilateral boundary disputes to unilateral claims of one sort or another.
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a comparison of the two governments.
American English: comparison. Administrative divisions: This entry generally gives the numbers, designatory terms, and first-order administrative divisions as approved by the US Board on Geographic Names (BGN).Changes that have been reported but not yet acted on by BGN are noted.
Capital city > Geographic coordinates: This entry gives the name of the seat of government, its geographic coordinates, the time difference. While comparing United States government to French government there are many similarities and differences discovered.
The topics covered and explained will be comparing French and United States institutions and political behaviors. Head of government: Head of government includes the name and title of the top administrative leader who is designated to manage the day-to-day activities of the government.
For example, in the UK, the monarch is the chief of state, and the prime minister is the head of government. The United States is the top destination for French investment and the United States is the largest foreign investor in France. The United States and France have a bilateral convention on investment and a bilateral tax treaty addressing, among other things, double taxation and tax evasion.
While examining the smaller differences between both countries, the chief distinction between the two governments--the political party system-will be discussed in detail.
France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader among European nations.