Examples Of Cooperative Federalism

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Dual federalism is a form of federalism that divides the powers of the state and the powers of the national or federal government, like in the United States of America where there is one central government and fifty separate state governments. Within dual federalism any authority or power not specifically addressed to the central government are given to the states. The powers that are specifically addressed to the states are called enumerated powers. Also, anything noteworthy that is not mentioned within the constitution or other formal government legislature automatically becomes a state power. Dual federalism has been given the nickname “layer-cake federalism” because it has clear separation from the national and state governments just like a layer cake’s layers are clearly decided.…show more content…
This power usually comes from the threat of pulled funding from the federal government to the states if they do not “see eye to eye” on serrate matters.
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