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1)Explain the difference between concurrent and reserved powers.a)Reserved powers is the state and local governments right to govern that isn’texplicitly defined in the Constitution. This means that the states hold rights toarrest, trial, and investigate for themselves if a federal law has not been broken.In contrast, concurrent powers are shared by the federal government as well asthe state governments. Such things are shared and decided on like buildingroads, raising or lowering taxes, and updating telecommunication networks. Thedifference is that the concurrent powers are agreed on and shared for thebetterment of the environment and the overall well being of the people, whereasthe reserved powers are those that are not explicitly defined and are used to runthe government in the state without the national government’s input.2)Describe the difference between a federal system of government and a unitary system,giving examples of countries with each type of system.