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Federal System oPolitical system created in the U.S. Constitution in which power is divided between the national government and the state governments and in which independent states are bound together under one national government oExample; oNational government: national defense and foreign policy oState and local governments: education and law enforcement oConcurrent powers: responsibilities for particular policy areas, such as transportation, that are shared by federal, state, and local governments Unitary government oA system in which the national centralized government holds ultimate authority. oMost common in the world (80%) oUK, Israel, Italy, France, Japan, and Sweden oLocal/Regional governments might exist –but they primarily carry out administrative tasks Confederal government oThe opposition of the unitary government oA form of government in which states hold power over a limited national government oStates even have veto power over the actions of the national government oU.S. under the Articles of Confederation “We the undersigned delegates of the States” -Articles of Confederation Why unitary system is more common than federal systems? 1.The Federal systems are much more complicated,
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This note was uploaded on 10/05/2011 for the course GENE 3200 taught by Professor Condie during the Summer '08 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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