Government Distribution of Power

Niat Habtemariam
Mind Map by Niat Habtemariam, updated more than 1 year ago
Niat Habtemariam
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High School Diploma Social Studies Mind Map on Government Distribution of Power, created by Niat Habtemariam on 02/06/2014.
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Government Distribution of Power
1 Unitary
1.1 Power is held by one Central Authority
1.2 Centralized Government; with powers that belong to one central agency
1.3 Local Units (regional authority) of government have powers only given to them by the national government
1.4 Strong central government holds key powers
1.5
2 Federal
2.1 Power is divided between one central and several regional aurthorities
2.2 National-State-Local Governments... act directly on the people through their own sets of laws, officials, and ageinces
2.3 NOT CHECKS AND BALANCES OR SEPARATION OF POWERS (Don't get them confused)
2.4 United States has this type of Government Distribution of Power
2.5
3 Confederation
3.1 Voluntary association of independent states that often delegate a few powers to the central authority
3.2 Secure some common purpose
3.3 Agree to certain limitations on thieir freedom of action
3.4 States retain considerable independence.
3.5 An alliance of independent states
3.6 Has the powers to handle only those matters that the member states have assigned to it (limited powers).
3.7 States must cooperate in matters of a common concern.
3.8 Less Binding than a federation
3.9
3.10 WORST TYPE OF GOVERNMENT POWER DISTRIBUTION
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