But can you imagine someone joining the Federalist Society solely because she believes in the federal system of government?
In Canada, relations between the federal system and the provincial system are much more fraught — often antagonistic.
As David Plouffe detailed in his book, The Audacity To Win, the campaign had committed in writing to stay in the federal system.
The federal system has a supermax prison in Colorado whose denizens spend up to 23 hours a day in their cells.
At the national level, we have a bicameral legislature because of the overall workings of the federal system.
Certainly no precedent can be cited for a federal system under which all the common expenditure is borne by one of the parties.
A federal system needs a Federal Parliament, which we have not got, and shall not get for a long time yet.
General Bustamante was chosen vice president, and the government again resumed its operation under the federal system of 1824.
It was a natural consequence, which ought to be avoided by enlarging the Federal powers, not annihilating the federal system.
The goodness or badness of the federal system is in no way involved in the matter.
1640s, as a theological term, from French fédéral, from Latin foedus (genitive foederis) "covenant, league, treaty, alliance," related to fides "faith" (see faith).
Meaning "pertaining to a treaty" (1650s) led to political sense of "state formed by agreement among independent states" (1707), from phrases like federal union "union based on a treaty," popularized by formation of U.S.A. 1776-1787.