Federal vs Republican Government - which is better?

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What is the difference between a Federal and Republican government? Explain the good and bad sides of each, and please provide examples of countries where these two government systems are implemented. Answer needs to be at least 500 words. Cite references please.

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School: UCLA

Hey, sorry it took me a while. But nonetheless, kindly check below the answer to your question. Please let me know if you have questions or clarifications. Thanks! ūüėä ---A federal government is a group of states that are partially self-governing but are under central government. It can also be defined as a form of government in which there is a division of powers between two levels of government of equal status (Law, 2013). On the other hand, Meriam-Webster defines republic as a government in which supreme power resides in a body of citizens entitled to vote and is exercised by elected officers and representatives responsible to them and governing according to law.The advantages of a federal form of government include pursuit of local goals. It would permit provinces or states to pursue their own policies. Federalism provides the freedom for citizens to decide about a lot of things in their local level of government and diminishes competition or pressure to central states. If the states are partially self-governing, it means that conflicts a...

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