Ch.4EssayQuestions - 1 Explain the difference between concurrent and reserved powers a Reserved powers is the state and local governments right to

Ch.4EssayQuestions - 1 Explain the difference between...

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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’t explicitly defined in the Constitution. This means that the states hold rights to arrest, 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 as the state governments. Such things are shared and decided on like building roads, raising or lowering taxes, and updating telecommunication networks. The difference is that the concurrent powers are agreed on and shared for the betterment of the environment and the overall well being of the people, whereas the reserved powers are those that are not explicitly defined and are used to run the 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.
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  • Fall '16
  • John Carnes
  • Government, Federalism, Federal government of the United States, Sovereign state, Federation

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