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Book: The U.S. Constitution in Five Minutes

Chapter: 5. Emulation and Innovation in the Constitutional System

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.43565


The architecture of the constitutional system—with features such as federalism, bicameralism, an independent executive, and judiciary—reflects both continuity with the tradition out of which it emerged and adaptation to a new political context.

Chapter Contributors

  • A.K. Shauku ( - akshauku) 'State University of New York College at Buffalo'