The Federal System

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What is the main purpose of the Federal System, or division of powers?



  1. concurrent


Use Ben's Guide to see what powers the National Government has, which powers the State Governments have, and which are concurrent.

  1. Rank the powers in order of importance - #1 is the most important power - for the National, State and concurrent powers.  You'll end up with three lists.  I suggest using a Word document to create your list of prioritized powers.

  2. Then answer these questions in 2-4 thoughtful sentences each:


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