Chapter3 notes - 1) American Federalism Unitary Systems -...

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1) American Federalism Unitary Systems - Most power is given to the national or federal government - Regional government is weak Confederations - Regional government is strong - Central government is weak - Switzerland - Domestic policy is left to regional government Federal Systems - National or federal government is supreme - A lot of policy is left to the states - Canada, U.S., European countries - Larger the country the more likely to choose this government - Gives a lot of power to the state and local government - More efficient through division of labor - Greater direct participation by citizens to run for office - Bad laws by states could happen - State laws could go against federal laws 2) Types of government powers Express powers - Which are powers that are listed in the constitution “ex. Legislative can declare war” Implied powers - Are powers that come from necessary and proper clause. - Come from express powers. -
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