What is federalism, and why should we care? Where does federal power end and state power begin? And, perhaps most importantly, what role does money play in this whole process?!
"Federalism in Focus" is a 2500-word essay written with these questions in mind. Whether you are teaching Civics, U.S. Government or preparing a Home School curriculum, this concise-yet-thorough reader can help bring the subject alive for your students!
Featuring photos, archival newsreel stills, and a step-by-step analysis of all relevant constitutional passages, this essay covers the following topics and more:
1. Federalism vs other forms of government
2. Power: Expressed, Implied, Inherent, Reserved, etc.
3. Becoming a state
4. Federal Funds: Categorical vs Block Grants, Revenue Sharing, Mandates, etc.
MashAvz strives to create academic material that is intelligent, fun and appealing to the eye. We hope that our video-based curriculums will stoke your students' intellectual curiosity and love of the arts, while also instilling in them a great respect for the world's diversity.