FEDERALISM.2008

FEDERALISM.2008 - The Evolution of Federalism I. Dual...

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The Evolution of Federalism I. Dual Federalism (1787-1937) A. Strict Division of Power between Federal Authority and State Authority; argues that of power, with each supreme in its own sphere II. Cooperative Federalism (1937-1972) A. Shared Functions among Different Levels of Governments B. Informal Cooperation, not Legal Ties b/w * categorical grant III. New Federalism (1972-1988) A. Cooperative with a Little More Authority to the State, Reduce Federal Restrictions *Block Grant: Flexible, Less Federal Regulations; designed to let federal govt set priorities and to let state & local levels
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determine exactly how the money would be spent. IV. Contemporary Federalism (1990s) A. Called “Competitive Federalism,” b/c States Nation’s Domestic Policy * Mandates: require states to have particular programs. V.
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2011 for the course POLS 1301 taught by Professor Rugeley during the Fall '08 term at Texas Tech.

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FEDERALISM.2008 - The Evolution of Federalism I. Dual...

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