PSCI notes 9-18-07

PSCI notes 9-18-07 - PSCI notes Study for test 1 next week

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PSCI notes 9/18/07 Study for test 1 next week, http://www2.wwnorton.com/college/polisci/wtp6e/ Chapter 3: Federalism 1) Two Conflicts with Constitutional Design a) Federalists b) Anti Federalists 2) 18 th Century Politics, The Compromise a) Separation of Powers –demands a strict separation in the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of govt. 3) Federalism: a) a system of government in which powers is divided, by a constitution, between a central government and several regional governments. b) Governments can organize the balance of power between the central and regional governments in a variety of ways: i) Confederations: (1) Like the Articles of Confederation , reserve a great deal of power for lower levels of government. Usually in countries with diverse ethnic or language ii) Federal Systems iii) Unitary Systems: (1) Tip balance of power in favor of a stronger central government; unitary systems lower levels of government have little power independent of the central government. 4)
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course PSCI 2000 taught by Professor Kursten during the Fall '07 term at Western Michigan.

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PSCI notes 9-18-07 - PSCI notes Study for test 1 next week

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