At first Glance, USA and Poland may seem to be worlds apart. Looking closer we may see many similarities as well as differences. The similarities are innumerable yet this holds true with differences as well. Poland which is about the size of Texas in comparison to the united states is a small country located in central Europe. It boarders on Germany in the west on the Baltic sea and the Kaliningrad region of Russia in the north on luthinia, Belarus, and Ukraine in the east and on the Czech republic and Slovakia in the south. The united states which is located in the northern hemisphere is bordered by mexico and Canada and between the pacific and atlantic ocean. Poland and the united states separated not only by the atlantic ocean are also separarted by the differences in econominies, populations, culture, religions and governments. These two countries that are quite opposite in size have some similarities. Poland and the united states are both constitutuional democracies in the sence that they show a high level of respect for indivisual rights but they reflect this commitment in different ways. Both the united states and Poland have a constitutional a kind of higher law that treats the government as the major view to protect indivisual freedom and provide signifigant limits on what it may do. The united states has a democratic government meaning that it is elected by the people and for the people. The supreme law of the land is the constitution of the united states ratified in 1879.