Jennifer Escobar Rodriguez,Noshin Alam, Ricky Deleon Period 5 Federal…
Jennifer Escobar Rodriguez,Noshin Alam, Ricky Deleon
Jennifer Escobar Rodriguez
Federalism is the sharing of power between national and state governments.
States must treat citizens from other states equally.
A federal democracy is a system in which citizens have equal participation in government and government is divided into two levels, such as a national government and state governments.
Allows all citizens equal participation in political affairs, including voting and holding public office
Some countries with a federal democracy are Mexico, Argentina, Venezuela, Brazil, Canada, India, Russia, and the United States.
In a federal system there is a constitutional division of power between the central government and the states. The national government exercises authority over the whole national territory.
Seven of the world’s largest countries by area are organized on a federal system: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, India, Russia, and the United States.
A federal system has a mix of national and state or local governments
Each state or provincial government has its own executive, legislature, court system, taxing powers, police forces, educational systems, and other governmental organs
Brazil is a federal republic with 26 states and a federal district
Mexico is a federal republic made up of 31 states and the Federal District (Mexico City)
federal governments exist in large countries, like the United States, Mexico, Germany, Canada, Australia, Brazil, and others.
Federal governments are best used in large countries where there exists a diverse group of people with diverse needs but a common culture that unites them together.
A federal government is a system that divides up power between a strong national government and smaller local governments. We'll take a look at how power plays out between the national and local government, and the benefits of a federal government.