- Research and explain the workings of three salient checks of the three government branches.
- Demonstrate critical thinking skills by stating a position and defending it with evidence.
- Develop skills of argumentation that will help you write persuasively in the future.
- Your Checks & Balances/Critical Thinking Assignment will require you to submit a typed essay evaluating which inter-branch power is the most important to our republic. Note: do not make the case for which branch is most powerful; argue on behalf of which check or balance listed below is the most important.
For this exercise, you will be arguing in favor of one of the following checks and balances:
- The presidential veto
- Impeachment and removal from office by the legislature
- Judicial review
Developing countries have been able to achieve improved productivity and specialization through adoption of technologies that have been introduced in their countries by other developed countries through trade liberalization. For example, India has evidenced comparative advantage by employing labour intensive production skills in manufacturing and services that employs intensive skills as in software industries. This has led to its increased exports in its production to other Asians countries thus increasing its revenues and gross domestic income that has played a major role in its economic development. High technologies attract foreign investors and investments increase. Increased investments in the developing countries also results to significant decrease in levels of unemployment. Consecutive increase in exports from developing countries has been due to decreased barrier and reduced tariffs (Johnston, et al 2011, free trade). Therefore, it can be concluded that free trade is has helped countries to advance economically and realise their economic goals such as millennium development goals. Free trade has led increased access of economic resources to developing countries and utilization of limited available resources thus stimulating their economic and social development. Small developing countries struggle with scarce and underutilised resources. Free trade allows free entry of other countries and investors to small developing countries and as a result, they participate in conversation of the available resources to economic development resources through ‘mobilization of capital and labour thereby improving the status of the country in the economy’ (Unger, 2010 P 171). Moreover, free trade gives small developing nations chances to obtain resources such as capital from already developed countries that assist them to attain economic development resources or utilize what they have. For example, countries from Asia such as India have developed due to trade liberalization where they have been able to obtain capital, labour and other necessary resources from already dev>GET ANSWER