Civic Education (All Classes)


A federation/federalism is a system of government in which powers of government are shared between two levels of government. Both the central and the component units.

Reasons why countries adopt federal system of government:

  1. It is only suitable for a country with a large size.
  2. To avoid big or bigger nation dominate them.
  3. For defense, protection and security of its citizens and territory
  4. To promote national unity of the different groups that make up the country.
  5. To facilitate easy administration and even development of the component unity.



  • Define Federalism

Mention five reasons countries adopt a federal system of government

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