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Unformatted text preview: Again...to help students read the Patterson text carefully and constructively, here are some key points from Chapter 3: ....print out a copy of this NOW... PATTERSON CHAPTER 3: FEDERALISM: FORGING A NATION FOCUS : How is political power divided? Where is power located? Federal vs. state governments: Attorney General vs. Oregons Death with Dignity Act FEDERALISM: NATIONAL AND STATE SOVEREIGNTY: Unitary vs. Confederal define each form & where political power was located in each form Prior to Revolution: UNITARY After the Revolution: CONFEDERACY Articles of Confederation: weaknesses?-what was wrong with document & form of government?-what prompted call for new constitution & improved government? FRAMERS & CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION : Failure of Articles...what went wrong? What changes were needed? Balance with Anti-Federalists: their demands for power to the states Federalism: pragmatic compromise for divided authority Arguments for federalism and new constitution = ?Arguments for federalism and new constitution = ?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course POLS 110 taught by Professor Gilkison during the Spring '08 term at Wisc Eau Claire.
- Spring '08