Almost everybody is familiar with the term federalism. You might be stumbling upon the term from time to time, but do you know what it really means? What if somebody, out of the blue, asked you to provide the definition of the term? Would you be willing to do it for him or her?
The way Duhaime defines federalism is plain and simple. In a nutshell, federalism is all about governing the state. The power of those governing is distributed in central and state government.
One good example of federalism is the country known to all as the United States of America. Examining the American constitution can quickly reveal that the constitutional power is offered to the American government as well as to the individual states.
I am sure that there is much I can still learn about federalism. When the afternoon comes, I am going to make sure that I sit down and read something on the topic. There are many great resources on the Internet that can definitely help me shed some light on the topic so that I can be well informed and more knowledgeable. It definitely pays to learn as much as possible about various political systems to know which country adapted which political system as their own.
The following paper outlines some of the more common disability definitions in use today. There are legal definitions from governmental agencies such as the Americans with Disabilities Act ( ADA ) and medically oriented definitions such as those put out by the Center for Disease Control (CDC). A great overview of disability definitions is provided by Disabled World.