Federalism: Meaning, Characteristics of a Federal Country, Examples

The compilation of these Political Science Notes makes students exam preparation simpler and organised.


Federalism simply put is a form of government that has at least two tiers of government, maybe more. This is to avoid the congruence of power and maintain the independent status of the states. The United States of America is believed to be the first federal country to fully adopt federalism. Let us learn more.