How is power distributed in different forms of government?

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How is power distributed in different forms of government?

  1. 1. How do governments distribute power?<br />
  2. 2. Three types of government<br />Unitary<br />Confederate<br />Federal<br />
  3. 3. Unitary<br />Central government has all the power to make laws and decision for the people.<br />
  4. 4. Unitary<br />Central Government<br />STRONG<br />Direction of power<br />Direction of power<br />WEAKER<br />States<br />
  5. 5. Unitary<br />One central government<br />controls weaker states.<br />Power is not shared<br />between states,<br />counties, or provinces.<br />
  6. 6. Confederation<br />Individual states make<br />their own laws and<br />decision and are loosely<br />aligned to a weak<br />central government<br />
  7. 7. Confederation<br />Central Government<br />WEAKER<br />Direction of power<br />Direction of power<br />STRONGER<br />States <br />
  8. 8. Confederation<br />A weak or loose organization<br />of states that agree to follow a<br />central government. Each<br />state makes its own laws and<br />the central government is only<br />concerned about defense and<br />trade <br />
  9. 9. Federal<br />Power to make laws and<br />decision for the people<br />is SHARED between<br />central government and<br />states<br />
  10. 10. Federal<br />Central Government<br />EQUAL<br />Direction of power<br />Direction of power<br />EQUAL<br />States <br />
  11. 11. Federal<br />Power is shared by a<br />powerful central government<br />and states or provinces that<br />are given considerable self-<br />rule, usually through their<br />own legislatures<br />

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