UWEC POLS 110 - Federalism National and State Sovereignty (2 pages)

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The argument for Federalism, Powers of National and State goverments


Lecture number:
4
Pages:
2
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Course:
Pols 110 - American National Politics
Edition:
1

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POLS 110 1st Edition Lecture 4 Outline of Last Lecture I II III IV V VI The underlying divisions The Structure of the Government Representation The Relationship Between the National and State Governments The Constitution The Bill of Rights 1791 Outline of Current Lecture I Federalism National and State Sovereignty the argument for Federalsim II Powers delegated to the national government III Powers denied to national government IV Powers delegated to the states Current Lecture I II Federalism National and State Sovereignty the argument for Federalism a Authority divided into 2 levels national and regional b Protects liberty c Moderates government power by sharing d Strengthening the union e To see if your type of government is successful see if other countries have adopted it federalism they have f Incremental change in Federalist system i A pro con is changes happen slowly because no one has the power to move that fast checks and balances g During the 1780s most people did not travel more than 100 miles from their home in their lifetime or leave their state People considered themselves Georgians or New Yorkers not Americans Powers delegated to the National Government a Powers deemed by the Framers to belong PRIMARILY to the national government b Called the Enumerated Express Powers i Article I Section 8 of the Constitution Power to coin money power to declare war power to conduct foreign relations These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute III IV c The Elastic Clause or Implied Powers Congress should have to power to essentially make things happen Supreme Court can jump in if Congress goes too far Powers Denied to National Government a Not a list specifically but listed sporadically throughout the Constitution b Cannot change state boundaries c Cannot make ex post facto laws after the fact you can t make something retroactively illegal d Cannot force



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