Argentine Republic

The legislative authority is vested in a National Congress, consisting of a Senate and a House of Deputies; the executive power is entirely in the hands of the President, who is held responsible for the acts of the department.

Bolivia

The government of the republic is divided into a legislative department called a Congress, consisting of a Senate and a House of Representatives and an executive department, consisting of the President, Vice-President and a Ministry, the heads of four departments.

Chili

The legislative department consists of an Assembly of two houses, the Senate and Chamber of Deputies. The executive authority is held by the President with the assistance of a Council of State and a Cab. inet, the heads of five departments.

Colombia

A confederative republic. It is governed in the legislative depart-ments by a Congress of two houses, the Senate and House of Repre-sentatives. The executive power resides with the President and seven Ministers, who are held responsible to Congress.

Costa Rica

The legislative department consists of a Congress, comprising a Sen-ate and House of Representatives; the executive of the President and a Council of Ministers, the heads of five departments.

Ecuador

The legislative department consists of a Congress of two houses, the Senate and House of Deputies; the executive of the President and a Cabinet of three Ministers, who with the President are held respons-ible to Congress, and who, with seven other members, form the Council of State.

France

The legislative power is controlled by an Assembly of two houses, Chamber of Deputies and Senate. The executive authority is in the hands of the chief magistrate, called the President of the Republic.

Guatemala

The legislative power is held by a National Assembly, and the execu-tive is administered by the President, assisted by a Ministry, the heads of six departments.

Mexico

The legislative power resides in a Congress, consisting of a Senate and a House of Representatives. The executive authority is held by the President and a Council of six, the heads of departments.

Peru

The legislative power resides in a Congress, consisting of two houses, a Senate and a House of Representatives. The executive authority is intrusted to the President, assisted by the Vice-President and a Cab-inet of five Ministers.

San Domingo

The legislative power is vested in a National Congress, consisting of two houses, a Consego Conservador and the Tribunador. The execu-tive is intrusted to the President and a Ministry, the head of five departments.

Switzerland

The supreme legislative and executive authority is exercised in an Assembly of two houses; the Standrath or State Council and the Nationalrath or National Council. United they are called the Federal Assembly. The President and Vice-President of the Federal Assembly are the First Magistrates of the Republic.

Venezuela

The legislative power is vested in a Congress consisting of two houses, the Senate and House of Representatives. The executive is controlled by the President, through a Ministry of six members and a Federal Council of sixteen members.