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Federalism was established when all of the former "colonies" met in Philadelphia to work on a new government. The idea was to create a constitution that created a "federalist" central government with a good deal of power, but not to the extent that it would make the states non-players in the course of governmental affairs in the US. They created a so-called "presidential" republic, here the powers of government were divided into three parts. They were the judicial, legislative and executive branches.

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Our founders were not the first to create federalism. It has roots going back far in humanities history. The Romans conquered using federalism.

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The founding fathers first wrote the Articles of Confederation and later replaced it with the US Constitution.

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