Chapter 2 Lecture - What does the case of McCulloch v Maryland relate to a Congress chartered a bank that Maryland subsequently decided to tax Question

Chapter 2 Lecture - What does the case of McCulloch v...

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What does the case of McCulloch v Maryland relate to? a. Congress chartered a bank that Maryland subsequently decided to tax Question from McCulloch v Maryland: Can federal government make a national bank? Can the state tax the federal govt if they created the bank? Degree of Centralization: Unitary System: Regional govt is clearly subordinate to central govt Central govt create/destroy regional govt Example: Turkey Majority of govt are unitary Confederal Central govt is subordinate to regional govt Example: Serbia and Montenegro (2003-06) Currently no govt are true confederal US was a confederal govt under Article of Confederations (1776-87) Federal Central govt and regional govt have dual sovereignty Has the advantages of unitary and confederal govt Example: US, Canada, India Some are classified as federation, but not as unitary US adopted federal system with the 1787 Constitution Federalism in US Regional and National govt have power to maintain order, make laws, spend money, and provide services Federalism organizes and coordinate actions of smaller govt to achieve bigger, unified goals Foster commerce Ensure national defense State’s Rights from the US Constitution Equal representation in the US Senate
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10th Amendment Power to Tax Maintain a militia Regular in-state commerce Eras of Federalism Dual Federalism (1789-1930): An era in US govt history where most powers were strictly separated between federal and state govt State and federal had the truest form of dual sovereignty Characterized by Layer Cake federalism Clear division of responsibilities between state and national govt i. Federal ii. State iii. Local Cooperative Federalism (1930-1960) An era in US govt history since the New Deal where state and national govt cooperated in achieving nationwide prosperity Categorical Grant:
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