The New Encyclopaedia Britannica
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1974 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 934 pages
 Propaedia: outline of knowledge and guide to the Britannica.--- Micropaedia: ready reference and index.--- Macropaedia: knowledge in depth.
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in spite of many political and legal challenges, so that today the states, deprived
of any equivalent “growth tax,” have become largely dependent on federal grants
for their revenues. The federal government directly administers the internal ...
As noted above, the period saw a steady loss of state power to the federal centre
and a general lessening of local consciousness. Nevertheless, repeated
referenda showed the people reluctant to expand commonwealth powers
ruhe; the federal constitutional court (Bundesverfassungsgericht) settles
constitutional questions, and the federal court (Bundesgerichtshof) is the highest
court of appeal for criminal and civil law in the Federal Republic. At the end of
World War ...
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