13-The Federal Bureaucracy

13-The Federal Bureaucracy - Government and Governing The...

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Government and Governing he Federal Bureaucracy The Federal Bureaucracy
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Introduction here has always been There has always been Anti-big government rhetoric and eregulatory rhetoric Deregulatory rhetoric Outcome? Federal bureaucratic agencies have Less authority ewer resources Fewer resources A more difficult job
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Bureaucracy & America’s Democratic Republic ecause of complicated national problems Because of complicated, national problems The role of federal government has grown ederal government has increased its scope Federal government has increased its scope Federal government has become more powerful egardless of party or philosophy this has Regardless of party or philosophy, this has been historically consistent
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Bureaucracy & America’s Democratic Republic ramers and the Bureaucracy Framers and the Bureaucracy Worried about a too powerful central government at would infringe upon the liberties of citizens that would infringe upon the liberties of citizens Developed a Constitution with limits on elected officials Separation of powers Checks and balances
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Bureaucracy & America’s Democratic Republic emocratic theorists (not the Democratic Democratic theorists (not the Democratic party) argue that eople have the right to People have the right to Create government efine its tasks, roles and authority, but Define its tasks, roles and authority, but Democratic theorists worry about tyranny so when discussing bureaucracies they stress Openness Accountability
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Transformation of the Bureaucracy rior to the Civil War the federal government Prior to the Civil War the federal government Had few responsibilities ad virtually no bureaucratic structure Had virtually no bureaucratic structure Post-Civil War changes Rapid population growth Industrial Revolution Westward expansion
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Transformation of the Bureaucracy vents that challenged and changed the Events that challenged and changed the federal bureaucracy ise of the corporation and Progressivism Rise of the corporation and Progressivism World War I reat Depression and World War II Great Depression and World War II Cold War rowth of the Regulatory State Growth of the Regulatory State
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Transformation of the Bureaucracy esponse to growth of bureaucracy?
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