Federal

Federal or foederal (archaic) may refer to:

In politics:

  • Federal monarchy, a federation of monarchies or a federal organised monarchy
  • Federal district, a subdivision in a federal state that is under the direct control of a federal government
  • Federal government, the common level of government of a federation
  • Federal government of the United States
    • United States federal law
    • United States federal courts
    • Union (American Civil War)
  • Federal republic, a federation of republics
  • Federation (federal system), a type of government characterized by both a central (federal) government and states or regional governments that are partially self-governing; a union of states
  • Federalism, a political philosophy
  • Federalist Papers, critical early arguments about United States Constitution
  • Government of Australia
  • Government of Canada
  • Union Government (Central Government) of India
  • Government of Russia
  • Government of South Africa
  • Federales (Argentina), a former political party of Argentina

Places:

  • Federal, Entre RĂ­os, a city in Argentina

Other:

  • Federal architecture, an architectural style related to Georgian architecture
  • Federal (album), the debut album by rapper E-40
  • Federal (Amtrak), a passenger train providing an overnight Boston-Washington, D.C. service in 2003-2004
  • Federal Express (passenger train), a passenger train operated by the New Haven and Pennsylvania railroads
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation, the national law enforcement arm of the U.S. government
  • Federal Cartridge, American ammunition manufacturer
  • Federal Coach, American limousine and bus manufacturer
  • Federal Corporation, Taiwanese tyre manufacturer
  • Federal Express, or FedEx, a private logistical services/delivery company based in the United States of America
  • Federal Records, a subsidiary label of King Records.
  • Federal Reserve, central bank of the United States
  • Federal Corporation, Taiwan based tire manufacturer
  • Federal (film), a 2010 thriller film starring Selton Mello

Famous quotes containing the word federal:

    The Federal Constitution has stood the test of more than a hundred years in supplying the powers that have been needed to make the Central Government as strong as it ought to be, and with this movement toward uniform legislation and agreements between the States I do not see why the Constitution may not serve our people always.
    William Howard Taft (1857–1930)

    There are always those who are willing to surrender local self-government and turn over their affairs to some national authority in exchange for a payment of money out of the Federal Treasury. Whenever they find some abuse needs correction in their neighborhood, instead of applying the remedy themselves they seek to have a tribunal sent on from Washington to discharge their duties for them, regardless of the fact that in accepting such supervision they are bartering away their freedom.
    Calvin Coolidge (1872–1933)

    Newsmen believe that news is a tacitly acknowledged fourth branch of the federal system. This is why most news about government sounds as if it were federally mandated—serious, bulky and blandly worthwhile, like a high-fiber diet set in type.
    —P.J. (Patrick Jake)