Compare And Contrast Unitary Vs Dual Federalism

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The structure of federalism is in which little powers in the hands of the central government. Some powers are left to the states, some are shared to the states, and some powers are granted to the central government. It is a system under the government powers are divided between the central government and smaller units such as the states. Neither has control of others, some have their independent actions. This can be contrasted with two types of government, a confederation and a unitary government. The confederation government is a loose association of states divisions which have little or no power. The unitary government has complete power over the states. Federalism tends to be found in large nations and in various geographical regions from other…show more content…
So, we should keep the options more open for elections. Also, each state has two senators to be chosen by the state legislature, not voters. Also, popular among most states rights proponents is dual federalism. Dual Federalism is an interpretation of federalism in which states and the national government have separate jurisdictions and responsibilities. It suggests that, much like in a layer cake, there are distinct; no overlapping areas of responsibility for national government and state government and each level of government is sovereign. States rights position argues that the Constitution created a form of government in which the national government is limited in size and responsibility and retains broad autonomy of their own affairs. For instance, the Constitution was written by the representatives of the states, it was ratified by the states and not by a vote of the public and amending the Constitution requires the affirmative vote of three fourths of the state not three fourths. Also, the tenth amendments reservation clause which says that powers are not given to the national government nor rejected to the state and the
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