This is a bundle of 2 highly animated, power point presentations on Federalism. The presentation includes a stand-alone highly animated, 63 slide power point presentation on Federalism that covers the time-period from the writing of the United States Constitution through Modern Federalism. Also included is a highly animated, 18 slide power point presentation a Vocabulary Exercise on the entire unit. Together the slides number 81. Both are editable, so you can change them or reorder the slides to fit your individual needs.
The presentation on Federalism covers seven distinct sections including; the origins of Federalism in the United States, the distribution of powers, the state’s relationship to the local government, the growth of Federalism, key Landmark Supreme Court cases, the changing nature of federalism, the push to reduce "Big Government," restoring more powers to the states and compares the advantages and disadvantages of Federalism in the United States government.
I also provide five graphs in the presentation that makes the overlapping powers easier for the students to understand.
Power Point #1 is entitled, Establishing the US Government - Federalism - Unit Power Point and contains 63 slides.
Origins of the Federalism
Unitary System V. Confederal System
Flow of Power in Three Systems of Government
Checks and Balances
The Supremacy Clause
Distribution of Powers
National Powers Under the Constitution
State Powers Under the Constitution
National Powers v. State Powers
Graph: National & State Powers
Division of Powers: Enumerated Powers
Division of Powers: Implied Powers
Division of Powers: Inherent Powers
Division of Powers: Reserved Powers
Graph: National & State Powers
Division of Powers: Concurrent Powers
Graph: Denied Powers
Division of Powers: Denied Powers
Graph: Prohibited Powers
Division of Powers: Prohibited Powers
Graph: Government Powers
States’ Relationship with Local Governments
States’ Relationships with Local Governments
The Growth of Federalism
U. S. Federalism Defined
Early Federalism & the Supreme Court
Dual Federalism Maintained
Dual Federalism Challenged
Civil War & Aftermath
Continuation of Dual Federalism
“Layer Cake” Federalism
Changing Nature of Federalism
Setting the Stage for a Stronger National Government
Financial Catastrophe Ahead
Growth of National Government
“Marble Cake” Federalism
Implementing Cooperative Federalism
The Social Security Act of 1935
Intermixing of Powers
Growth of Government Spending
Returning Power to the States
Federalism Under Reagan
Contract With America
The “Devolution Revolution”
Federalism Under Nixon
Federalism Under Clinton
Federalism Under Bush
National Efforts to Influence the States
A Return to States’ Rights?
Advantages v. Disadvantages
End of Presentation
Power Point #2 is entitled, Establishing the US Government - Federalism - Unit Vocabulary Exercise and contains 18 slides.
The presentation covers the 14 common vocabulary words of Florida Civics Benchmark SS.7.C.3.4. The slides are presented in alphabetical order, but the presentation is editable and can be reordered to adjust to your presentation, if needed.
The assignment is to review each of the vocabulary words, as well as to understand the relationship and division of powers between the federal government and state governments.
The vocabulary words covered include the following:
Good luck and have fun with the presentation!
This is one of many bundled power point presentations I offer in my store under the heading.... Establishing the United States Government.