Constitution - The Constitution Paper Option A Federalism Due Thursday Feb 4 Pick policy topic Describe what level of government historically

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1 The Constitution 1/21/2010 Paper Option A: Federalism z Due Thursday Feb. 4. z Pick policy topic z Describe what level of government historically handled, and currently z What level should handle it? – Advantages and disadvantages of local/state/federal control. Instructions z Submit through Safe Assignment on BB before class. z Bring paper copy to class. z 3-4 pages, double-spaced, no excessive white space. z Cite everything carefully, both within the text and in a bibliography.
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2 Major Considerations z Power of the fed. gov’t z Division of powers within the fed. gov’t z Representation z How democratic? Power of the Fed. Gov’t. Federalists z Favored stronger fed. gov’t z Property owners, creditors, merchants z Elitist Power of the Fed. Gov’t. Anti-federalists z Small farmers, shopkeepers, frontiersmen z Wanted weak federal government z More concerned about individual rights
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3 Compromise z The Constitution z Support for a Bill of Rights Division of Power w/i fed. gov’t z
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This note was uploaded on 06/06/2011 for the course POLI 201 taught by Professor Briggs during the Spring '08 term at South Carolina.

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Constitution - The Constitution Paper Option A Federalism Due Thursday Feb 4 Pick policy topic Describe what level of government historically

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