Types of Government (Contd)

Government SSS 1 First Term


Types of Government (Contd)

Performance Objectives

Student should be able to explain:

 i. Confederal System of Government.

ii. Monarchy

iii. Comparison of  Federalism and Confederalism


Confederation may be defined as a league of sovereign states with loose political arrangement in which autonomous states come together to form a union. It is also seen as a voluntary association of sovereign states with a recognized authority in certain matters affecting the whole and especially in respect of external relations and with a common course of actions in specific areas like foreign affairs, defence, currency etc.

Features of Confederalism

1. Sovereign states come together to form a confederation.

2. No effective executive authority

3. No national armed force

4. Member states have separate diplomatic representation.

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