The Purpose Of Federalism

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What is federalism? How did it help? Federalism is the function of the national government and state government to share power. First they didn't want to share power but after a while of arguing and fighting they got it but it took years to convince the national government and the state government to share power. Federalism would help to trade and conduct election within states. The federalism had to share power because the 13 colonies didn't want to share there power they wanted to keep all the power to themselves but the function of federalism shared the power threw all the states.The national government has enumerated and concurrent powers and the states have reserve powers The good part about federalism is that national government
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