Essays Tagged: "Dual Federalism"

How does the separation of powers in the US constitution both facilitate good government and check tyranny?

ns of power. Tyranny was checked by the federalist system because it established 'two sovereigns ', dual federalism, instead of one. Both national and state power was limited by the independent creati ... to make so many important policies according to the wishes of their own citizens '. This means that dual federalism allowed the facilitation of good government within the US during a turbulent period, ...

(5 pages) 137 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science


s, then the Commonwealth law prevails. Examples are taxation, industrial relations and marriage.Residual Powers:The powers not specifically given to the States, nor the Commonwealth. The leftover powe ... This restricts state powers, and increases Commonwealth powers.Co ordinate Federalism:Also known as Dual Federalism. Where the Central Commonwealth and states act independently.Coercive Federalism:A t ...

(3 pages) 2 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies