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Which system is more efficient, the Parliamentary system or the Congressional system used in the United States? Which system is more efficient, the Parliamentary system or the Congressional system...

Which system is more efficient, the Parliamentary system or the Congressional system used in the United States?

Which system is more efficient, the Parliamentary system or the Congressional system used in the United States?

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I would disagree with the above post.  I believe the Parliamentary system can be more inefficient because it allows for multiple parties and frequent elections.  The American system, cumbersome as it sometimes is, has only two parties and more specifically divided powers of government.  Continuity of government in the US means alliances can be forged and relationships developed where in a parliamentary system that is more tenuous.  Some would argue, though, that parliamentary...

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