- Feb 2020
- Oct 2018
Federalism has the capability of being both bad and good. It just depends who you ask. On one side the advantages of fedaralism is it creates more effectiveness and makes the government stable. On the other hand federalism is risky it gets expensive, lead to a complex tax system and is slow in responses to crisis.
- Federalism figures prominently in the U.S. political system. Specifically, the federal design spelled out in the Constitution divides powers between two levels of government—the states and the federal government—and creates a mechanism for them to check and balance one another. As an institutional design, federalism both safeguards state interests and creates a strong union led by a capable central government.
- Oct 2015
What do Daniel Shays and his followers want? How do they see their efforts as an extension of the Revolution?
Describe the split in the Constitutional Convention over representation. How was it resolved?
What were some of the disagreements between by the Federalists and the Anti-Federalists in the debates over ratification of the Constitution?