polifederalism - Jonathan Grant Dr Jackson POLI 210.002...

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Jonathan Grant Dr. Jackson POLI 210.002 9/11/09 First of all, government in the United States is structured, and it is debated by two perspectives. The government contains federalists and anti-federalists. Federalists, such as Alexander Hamilton, believed in and stood for a strong centralized government instead of maintaining states’ rights. The contradictions, like individual liberties, are what the anti- federalists ultimately enforce on the country. Federalism, in itself, is the relationship between national government and state government. This relationship reflects the division of a vital power and citizen-based political units. There are three types of federalism that this country has experienced. The United States has witnessed dual federalism, cooperative federalism, and new federalism. Dual federalism justifies that the government at the federal and local levels are equally sovereign. This notion exemplifies that both levels have the same power, and neither unit has authority over the other. Under this dual federalism, the states could thrive off of considerable freedom due to the facts proposed by the Tenth Amendment. The Tenth amendment supported dual federalism, and it
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2011 for the course POLS 1101 taught by Professor Sabia during the Spring '08 term at Georgia Southern University .

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