Brazil 's Government And The Government Essay

1549 Words Nov 17th, 2016 7 Pages
As with any developed country, government exists in Brazil to establish and enforce policy and to protect its citizens. However, a governments original purpose can become distorted in certain societies due to a competing worldview. With this is mind, we will examine the purpose for Brazil’s government and if their current worldview has manipulated this purpose. Brazil’s government is a Democratic Federative Republic with a Presidential system. The government itself is defined by the Federal Constitution, which is the supreme law of the land and the legal authority for the existence of Brazil and its government. It defines the framework of the government and the government’s relation to the people of Brazil. The Federal Constitution gives five fundamental principles that Brazil’s government rests upon. These principles are“sovereignty, citizenship, the dignity of the human person, the social values of labor and of the free enterprise, and political pluralism.” The Constitution goes on to define the objectives of the government as well. The government exists “to build a free, just, and solidary society, to guarantee national development, to eradicate poverty and substandard living conditions and to reduce social and regional inequalities, (and) to promote the well-being of all, without prejudice as to origin, race, sex, color, age and any other forms of discrimination.” Brazil’s government is composed of three separate branches, the Executive, Legislative, and Judicial…

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