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    Why aren't the concepts of American Federalism restricted only to the United States?

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    According to wps.prenhall.com (2010) a federal system checks the growth of tyranny, allows unity without uniformity, encourages experimentation, and keeps government closer to the people. Actually, according to this site, the concepts of American federalism is not just restricted to the United States. For example, acccording to this site, alternatives to federal systems are unitary systems in which all constitutional power is vested in the central government and loose compacts among sovereign states; however, in the 21st century, nations are experimenting with forms of federalism because of the demand for greater autonomy by ethnic groups and others such as the countries of Western Europe, which formed the European Union. To give you the meaning of federalism it is a political concept in which a group of members are bound together by a covenant with a governing representative head; in addition the term federalism is also used to describe a ...

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    American Federalism Concepts are examined.