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Lithuania. Justin Rock. Type of Government/Constitution. Lithuanian Government. United States Government. President: Dalia Grybauskaitė Elected No set term length. President: Barack Obama Elected 4 year terms Must be at least. Lawmaking bodies. Lithuania. United States.

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Lithuania

Lithuania

Justin Rock


Type of government constitution

Type of Government/Constitution

Lithuanian Government

United States Government

President: Dalia Grybauskaitė

Elected

No set term length

President: Barack Obama

Elected

4 year terms

Must be at least


Lawmaking bodies

Lawmaking bodies

Lithuania

United States

Lawmaking body: Seimas

unicameral

141 members

Lawmaking body: Congress

Bicameral

535 people in congress


Rights

Rights

United States

Lithuania's constitution guarantees freedom of speech and press, and freedom of “belief” (religion)

Lithuania’s constitution guarantees right to bear arms.

1st amendment freedom of speech, press, and religion

2nd amendment right to bear arms


Political parties

Political parties

United States

Lithuania

Two party system

The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the U.S. It is arguably oldest political party in the world.

The Democratic Party, since the division of the Republican Party in the election of 1912, has positioned itself as the party of labor on economic issues.

Multi party system

Coalition government

A coalition government is a cabinet of a parliamentary government in which several political parties cooperate, reducing the dominance of any one party within that coalition

Lithuanian Social democratic party, Which is a former communist and non-communist social democrats.


Elections and voting

Elections and voting

USA

Lithuania

The voting age for American citizens is 18, and the qualifications include Race, color, or previous condition of servitude

Who are eighteen years of age or older, to vote, shall not be abridged by the United States or by any state on account of age, however if you have committed a major crime or have a mental illness your ability to vote may be revoked.

The president is elected for a five-year term by the people, election occurs every 5 years. voting age is 18, born or naturalized citizen, cannot be declared incapable.

Primary, final, and general elections.


Taxes and government finance

Taxes and government finance

USA

Lithuiana

Military spending makes up closer to 24 percent of federal expenditures today.

The United States spends far more than any other country on defense and security. Since 2001, the base defense budget has soared from $287 billion to $530 billion

Does charge income tax

Public spending on education, total (% of government expenditure) in Lithuania was 12.88 as of 2009, or 870 million.

Military spending makes up less than 10%of spending, 430 million.

Does charge income tax


Lithuania

Law

USA

Lithuania

  • Crime index : 50.15

  • Crime Rate: 2,859.2*

  • Prison Pop.: 2,228,424

  • Court System

    • Different Courts

  • Punishments

    • Death Penalty

      *Per 100,000

  • Crime index: 32.69

  • Crime Rate: 2330.3*

  • Prison Pop.: 9729

  • Court System

    • Essentially same as USA

  • Punishments

    • Death penalty abolished in 1998

      *Per 100,000


Country vs country

Country vs country

Lithuania and the united states currently have a very solid relationship. The executive branch of the united states has always had a strong bond with the Lithuanian government, and the United States has reassured Lithuania that in times of war we will come to their assistance.


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