Federalism

Federalism - "And the Band Played On Tuesday 2/20 6:30pm in the library room 512 How do the structure politics of the U.S government impact the

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“And the Band Played On” Tuesday 2/20 6:30pm in the library room 512 How do the structure/ politics of the U.S. government impact the response to the crisis? 1. Arguments for Constitution 2. Arguments against Constitution a. President too powerful b. Powerful government will infringe on rights c. Favored wealthy white men and infringed on “others” d. Restrain power of lower class e. Create aristocracy f. Lead to civil war based on diverse interest of regions g. Removes power from states (quality of representation) h. Judiciary too central/ powerful i. Regulation of trade between states 1. Liberal Democratic Republic a. Popular consent and some popular participation b. Impediment to pure majority rule c. Bill of rights d. Limited government Federalism : the division of power between the state governments and the central government 1. Supremacy Clause (Article 6): Federal laws are supreme laws of the land 2. Reservation Clause (10 th amendment): any powers not delegated to the federal
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This note was uploaded on 07/07/2008 for the course POSC 103 taught by Professor Worgs during the Spring '08 term at Towson.

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Federalism - "And the Band Played On Tuesday 2/20 6:30pm in the library room 512 How do the structure politics of the U.S government impact the

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