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The term "federal" means the nation shares power between a central government and local governments.

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What is federal government?

a federation government is a form of government where small partially self governing states or regions are brought together by a central federal government. governments who use a federation are: U.S.A Canada Russia Spain Brazil Argentina.


Why do you think the colonists wanted state governments to have more power than the central government?

because then by choosing the people for state mayor would be easier than trying to control the nation as one


What is it called if a central government runs a nation?

Constitutional monarchy


What are the government's duties?

The main duty of government is to maintain order, provide public services, and enforce decisions that are binding on all members of society. Without a government, the basic rights of the people might not be protected. As the Declaration states, governments are instituted in order to protect the rights of all people, life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Governments also protect the nation from foreign or domestic enemies. And the government protects the nation from attack from abroad or from within the nation's boundaries.


What is the difference between a national government and a state government?

National government deals with the entire nation; for example, what is the legal voting or drinking age. State government does the same thing, but on the state level; for example, at what age can a teenager receive a driver's permit. State laws cannot contradict national laws; for example, the state could not say that the legal drinking age was 15, because the national law has set it at 21.

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What type of government has a nation that shares powers between a central government and local governments?

federal


A political system that divides power between a central government with authority over the whole nation and a series of state governments?

Federation. Or Confederation.


What was the goal of anti federalists?

Keep the power in state governments, not in the federal government. They wanted a weak central government, with strong local leaders.


What term means that a nation shares power between a central government and local government?

Federal


What term means that a nation shares power between a central and local government?

federal


Who believed that a strong central government was necessary for the survival of the nation?

Generally, the people in charge of the central government. The people who think the regional governments should have more power tend to be the people in charge of the regional governments. Funny how that works out.


What is the national form of govern ment?

A national form of government is a system of governance that applies to an entire country or nation. Examples include federalism, where power is divided between a central government and regional governments, or unitary systems where power is concentrated at the national level.


What powers did the Articles of Confederation give to the states and central government?

State governments had a large degree of power. A large reason of why the Americans made a new Constitution was because the central government was too weak. The nation would have fallen apart if it had stayed that way.


How is the US governments like englands?

a good government and nation and people


Was it better for the new nation to be ruled by state governments only or a national government?

National Government.


Is a national government the same thing as a central government?

I am assuming by level, you mean level of government. There is no distinction between government on a national level and government on a federal level. The federal level of government is the highest tier of government because its central to the nation. It represents a union of states. Those union of states form a nation. So you see how the two terms are interchangable, and can be used synonymously. The federal government is government on a NATIONAL level.


What is the meaning a confederate government?

A nation with a confederate government has a political system in which states or regional governments have the ultimate authority except for those powers that are expressly given to a central government. The US was a confederation from 1776 to 1787 under the Articles of Confederation.