071 - Federalism 9/7/2007 10:02:00 AM Federalist 51...

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Federalism 07/09/2007 10:02:00 Federalist 51 Federalist 51 is one of the collection of essays published in New York newspapers It is highly regarded as a document because it gives insight to what the  framers of constitution were thinking These essays were written by James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, and John  Jay These essays were somewhat of a political propaganda, justifying the new  constitution Federal Government The reason that the federal government could expand so fast in 20 th  century  was its power to tax (the Federal Income Tax) o Income Tax gives federal government a revenue that State  government cannot compete with o The power to tax gives tremendous power to Federal government Education (No Child-Left Behind Act) – Federal Funding Traffic (Drinking Age) – Highway money Great Depression provided an opportunity for the federal government to grow
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