FEDERATION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of FEDERATION
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 n.  uniting in a league; confederation; league
Classic Sentence:
1  This therefore contains the power of war and peace, leagues and alliances, and all the transactions, with all persons and communities without the commonwealth, and may be called federative, if any one pleases.
Second Treatise of Government By John Locke
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XII
2  The same holds also in regard of the federative power, that and the executive being both ministerial and subordinate to the legislative, which, as has been shewed, in a constituted commonwealth is the supreme.
Second Treatise of Government By John Locke
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIII
Example Sentence: (91 in 7 pages)
16  Jeff Groscost actually wanted the Legislature to determine whether a species was truly endangered before the state enforced federal protections.
17  The Trans-Canada highway is a federal responsibility.
18  The federal government has devolved responsibility for welfare to the states.
19  He assigned federal agents to listen in on Martin Luther King's phone calls.
20  They were charged with violating federal law.
21  Under federal law, it is illegal to discriminate against minorities and women.
22  The federal government promulgated the Clean Water Act and the Clean Air Act.
23  Last month, a federal grand jury began mulling evidence in the case.
24  They are proscribed by federal law from owning guns.
25  The United States is the archetype of a federal society.
26  Managers deliberately obscured the real situation from federal investigators.
27  When the development bubble burst, federal regulators started probing the balance sheets of the biggest banks.
28  The federal government isn't doing enough to find a cure.
29  The federal government gambled hundreds of thousands of dollars in research funds to work on the project.
30  The fund has been used largely to finance the construction of federal prisons.