Outline three types of federalism

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Outline three types of federalism:

The Constitution outlined provisions for two types of government in the United States, national and state. For the most part, the national government dealt with national defense, foreign policy, and fostering commerce, whereas the states dealt with local matters, economic regulation, and criminal law. Dual federalism describes the nature, which is also called layer-cake federalism because, like a layer cake, the states’ and the national governments each had their own distinct areas of responsibility, and the different levels rarely overlapped.

Cooperative federalism is a political and constitutional that emphasises the decentralisation of power and a not necessarily equal sharing of governmental responsibilities between federal, state and local agencies and institutions. National…


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