Is the USA Congress explicitly patterned after the British Parliament?

What is the basic difference between a Parliament such as Great Britain and the US Congress?

Chapter 13 American Government

Question Answer
A basic difference between a parliament such as Great Britain’s and the U.S. Congress is that… Congress does not select a president.
If the Framers had created a parliament instead of a congress, it is reasonable to assume that its principal function would be… debate.

What is the main difference in Britain’s parliamentary system and the United States presidential system?

Political Systems & Structure of the U.S. vs. Great Britain Overview

Terms & People Explanations
Systems of democracy U.K. parliamentary system; U.S. legislative, executive and judicial branches
Checks and balances in U.S. no one part of government is more powerful than the others

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