chapter 4-3

chapter 4-3 - December 11, 2008 Chapter 4-3-Developing...

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December 11, 2008 Chapter 4-3 -Developing Federalism Vocabulary: 1. States’ right petition-a position that favors state and local action in dealing with problems 2. Nationalist position-a position that favors national action in dealing with problems 3. Income tax-the tax levied on individual and corporate earnings Notes: States Rightists versus Nationalists: -2 different views of how federalism should operate 1. States right petition- 2. National position 1. States Right Position -view holds that the Constitution is a compact among the states -the states created the national gov. and gave it only certain limited powers Believe state gov. are closer to the people and better reflect their wishes than the national gov. -see gov. as heavy-handed and a threat to indivual liberty 2. National Position -rejects the idea of the Constitution as a compact -deny that the national gov. is an agent of the states -argue it was the people, not states, who created both national gov. and the states -national gov. isn’t subordinate to the states
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This note was uploaded on 10/14/2009 for the course HIST 120 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '09 term at Maryland.

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chapter 4-3 - December 11, 2008 Chapter 4-3-Developing...

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