Federalism - to the national government and reserving all...

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Federalism 87,504 governments in the United States Federal System - National government and states derive authority from the people Unitary System - Local and regional governments derive authority from the national government 80% of World Constitutions as of 2000 are Unitary Governments Confederation - National government derives authority from states. Federalism : A system of government in which power is divided between national government and various regional governments. The Tenth Amendment is also called the reserved powers amendment because it aims to reserve powers to the states. American federalism recognized two sovereigns in the original Constitution and reinforced the principle in the Bill of Rights by granting a few expressed powers
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Unformatted text preview: to the national government and reserving all the rest to the states. Article 1, Section 8, also contains another important source of power for the national government : the implied powers that enable Congress to make all Laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into Execution the forgoing Powers Concurrent powers-authority possessed by both state and national, such as the power to levy taxes. Full faith and credit clause- provision from Article 4, Section 1, of the Constitution, requiring that the states normally honor the public acts and judicial decisions that take place in another state. Home Rule-power delegated by the state to local unit of government to manage its own affairs...
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