Chapter 3 Federalism Study Guide POS 2311 Over the course of American history , the federal government has grown _compared with the states. (p.75) What is the best way to describe a unitary system of government? ( p.5
Study Guide The Freedom of Speech and Pornography 1) In 1938, freedom of speech (which in all important respects includes freedom of the press) was given extraordinary constitutional status when the Supreme Court established that any legislation that
In a precursor to the Brown case, a federal appeals court strikes down segregated schooling for Mexican
American and white students. (Westminster School Dist. v. Mendez) The verdict prompts California
Governor Earl Warren to repeal a state law callin
The Articles of Confederation was one of the first official documents of the United States of America.
Later on it was replaced by the Constitution and the Bill of Rights because of its contained more
weaknesses. The Articles of confederation was a steppi
The framers of the constitution put in place four major principle which act as the back bone of the
government. The four principles are separation of powers and checks and balances, federalism, limited
government, and judicial review.
The Framers of the C
Timelines in American Government
September 1774: First Philadelphia Convention
Delegates from the 13 colonies met in Philadelphia to
determine measures to take in order to liberate America from
British colonial rule.
The delegates chose to ask England to
Structure of Confederal Government
under the Articles of Confederation
(Made up of 13 states, that is, the 13 original colonies)
Congress had one house
Each state had two to seven members, but one vote
Approval by nine or more states required for