Post a message in the Discussion board describing the various ways in which the states play a crucial role in the American political system ? All journal entries are due on or before Sunday, July 26, 2009 at 11:55 PM. Under state governments there are countries, towns and cities. Each governmental organization uses their own models. In the confederation model, local units dominate over a weak central governmental body. Under the confederate articles, states had many powers and the Confederate States of America were formed to preserve the idea of State’s rights. This is a very strong system because for example, sovereign states are members of the U.N. and the U.N. can’t do anything if the member states aren’t in agreement. Each state plays a role in protecting themselves and has primary roles which include welfare and education. They usually organize local government into counties,
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This note was uploaded on 03/14/2010 for the course PSCI 180 taught by Professor Coaty during the Spring '10 term at Orange Coast College.