PS 110 CH 3 Test Review Definitions

PS 110 CH 3 Test Review Definitions - 1 Unitary state a A...

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1. Unitary state a. A state that has a centralized system of government, such as that of France, where most of the important policy decisions are made by a central Government 2. Know which countries are unitary states and which are federal states. a. 3. federal state a. 4. How many governments in the U.S. a. 5. Dual federalism a. The concept—accepted until 1937—of the federal Government and the states as competing power centers, with the Supreme Court as a referee. 6. Cooperative federalism a. A view that the various levels of government in America are related parts of a single government system; characterized by cooperation and shared functions. 7. Regulatory federalism a. The emergence of federal programs that set standards and requirements for the states through federal laws and regulations. The federal programs are then implemented by state and local Governments. 8. Unfunded mandates reform act a. Federal laws that require states to meet certain standards, but often provide no money
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