Unitary vs Federal vs Confederation

levels of government


Unitary one central gov controls everything power not shared. United kingdom uses this. Power is not shared between states or provinces.

Pros:Bills and laws are easier to pass because no voting on things the government controls it all.

Cons:the people have less power.

states have little power to govern themselves.


A association of weak independent states That agree to follow one powerful central government.But the states can decide weather to follow the government or not.

cons:There is more room for an argument over rules.

Pros:The Independent states have more power over themselves.


One very powerful central government that all the states follow.States are given considerable self rule to govern themselves. United states is an example of that.

Pros:The people have a lot more power over what happens in the government everyone is elected.

Cons:The decision process is alot longer.