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a member of a former political party in the United States that favored a strong centralized federal government

an advocate of federalism

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Henry argued in speech after speech that only a fool would trust the Federalist government, and in mocking the Federalists asked, "What can avail your specious imaginary balances, those rope-dangling chain-rattling ridiculous checks and contrivances?
By the 1960s, the federalist government proved unfeasible with the provinces able to tax goods that originated in the other regions.
Writing the final chapter in this trio, Luc Bernier captures the complex transfer of power in Quebec from the federalist government of Robert Bourassa to that of Rene Levesque during the period 1975-78.
Here he found a society enjoying the blessings of a free economy, federalist government, and direct democracy.
In 1986, more than 20 years after the Royal Commission's warning, the federalist government of Robert Bourassa said that its most important single goal was recognition in our Constitution that Quebec is a "distinct society," and that our Constitution, when being interpreted in our courts, take that reality into account whenever relevant.