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Establishing the US Government - Federalism - Unit Power Point

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This is a highly animated, editable, 63 slide presentation on Federalism and the United States government. The period covers the time period with the writing of the U. S. Constitution through Modern federalism. The presentation covers an entire unit on Federalism.

The presentation covers seven distinct sections including; the origins of Federalism in the United States, the distribution of powers, the states 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.

The presentation covers the following:

Origins of the Federalism
Unitary System V. Confederal System
Flow of Power in Three Systems of Government
Why Federalism?
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
Early Federalism
U. S. Federalism Defined
Early Federalism & the Supreme Court
Dual Federalism Maintained
Federalism Compared
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
Cooperative Federalism
“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
Federalism: Advantages
Federalism: Disadvantages
End of Presentation

NOTE: I also offer two more presentations on Federalism. One named the Origins of Federalism and the other the Growth of Federalism. This presentation covers all the materials of the other two and you save considerably by purchasing this one.

This is one of several "companion" power point presentations that I offer on... Establishing the United States Government.
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