What Are The Disadvantages Of Democracy Under The Federal System
While this has its advantages, this many separate forms of government can lead to serious confusion. Citizens may not know which governments are doing what, and it can be very hard to follow. An example of this is license laws. In the state of Maine, you can get your license when you turn 16. However, in the state of Massachusetts, you cannot get your license until you are 16 ½. This can create problems and confusion amongst citizens of states, and it is only one example. There are many more examples that all add to this confusion.
In conclusion, two advantages of Federalism under a democracy are that the local governments created in federalism are more equipped to handle local problems, and this system best prevents political groups from taking the majority of our government. Two disadvantages are diversity of policies among states can create inequalities between different states, and the 90,000 different bodies of government can create confusion and a lack of