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Federalism in North America

Herbert Arthur Smith

Federalism in North America

a comparative study of institutions in the United States and Canada

by Herbert Arthur Smith

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Published by Chipman Law Pub. Co. in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Canada.,
  • United States -- Politics and government.,
  • Canada -- Politics and government.,
  • United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Herbert Arthur Smith...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJK295 .S5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 328 p.
    Number of Pages328
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14649821M
    LC Control Number23007901

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    Federalism is a system of government with one, strong, central governing authority as well as smaller units, such as states. If the central government grows too strong, then federalism comes closer to a unitary state, where the governing body has supreme authority and dictates how much power the units are allowed to have.   The first American governments after the revolutionary war did not use federalism. Prior to the U.S. Constitution, America was made up of colonies that were under the rule of England. While these colonies did cooperate with each other, particularly during the Revolutionary war, they were essentially self-sustained bodies of government.

    Federalism Law and Legal Definition The basic principle of American federalism is based in the Tenth Amendment (ratified in ) to the Constitution which states: "The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are . Normally, competition between levels of government does not careen out of control, and federalism works, more or less. We have already discussed one reason: a legal hierarchy—in which national law is superior to state law, which in turn dominates local law—dictates who wins in clashes in domains where each may constitutionally act.


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