Devolution

the delivering of power from the central to local government

examples of devolution:

The United States runs a system where the federal government gives power to its states to avoid a controlling central power.

Federal Government

Sovereignty

PICTURES

Elections show devolution for the government gives the states power to choose their president, rather than accepting it as a dictatorship.

Sources


http://education-portal.com/academy/lesson/devolution-definition-examples.html

https://www.studyblue.com/notes/note/n/ap-human-geography-study-guide-2013-14-martinez/deck/8768157

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