Definitions for "Federalism"
Form of government in which the provinces or states are partially independent from the national government. (ie - Maryland can enact laws about its internal commerce that the DC government cannot force it to change.)
A system of government in which power and fiscal responsibility are divided between a central authority and constituent political units (federal government and state governments); usually identified with giving more power to the states.
division of power between the national and state governments, with each one having responsibility over the tasks best performed at that level.
Keywords:  filibuster
Keywords:  principles, union
The principles of Federalists or of federal union.