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1787: The United States wins its independence from Great Britain. Since then, politics has been, among other things, a forum for debate among ethnic and religious groups. At first there was little room for diversity in political office, but over the years this imbalance has improved.

1960: Nigeria wins its independence from Great Britain. Since then, politics has been characterized by rivalry and distrust between ethnic and religious groups.

1787: The United States Constitution is ratified and remains in place ever since. The American system of government calls for the election of a president to a four-year term and the election of representatives to Congress, made up of the House of Representatives and the Senate. The United States also has a Supreme Court.

1978: The first Nigerian constitution is ratified. However, it is thrown out in 1983. A new one is created in 1989, but in 1993 the 1978 version is called back to replace...

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