The United States Government System

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The United States government system is very interesting and complexly designed. The state and federal government is a mirror of each other when it comes to the generics of the executive branch, legislative branch, and judicial branch, however, internally the state government has major differences on how the branches are conducted. Throughout this paper we will discuss the greatest difference between state and federal, which is the state cannot change or remove laws passed by the federal government but they could change how they execute the federal laws to their liking as long as it is constitutional.

The United States is comprised of Federal and State governments. The Federal Government is located in the District of Columbia where it is run by three branches, the executive branch, legislative branch, and the judicial branch. The State Governments are structured in a way that emulates the Federal government, except there is one for each state and located at the state capital. The Federal Government controls all 50 states and their governments under the Constitution. State Governments, on the other hand, are responsible for governing their selective state under their individual constitutions, for the Tenth Amendment of the Constitution enables the State Government to have powers that are not clearly stated in the Constitution. (Tenth Amendment ) Though these two governments parallel one another, there are differences in the internal mechanisms of how their three branches execute, and also in the way laws are initiated when the Federal Government establishes a federal law onto the states.

The average American citizen has more daily interactions with the State Government than that of the Federal Government. Agencies such as local s...

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