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Federalism and State Powers

The framers of the U.S. Constitution took the issue of federalism seriously; so seriously, in fact, that the issue remained largely unresolved for almost 75 years, and only with the defeat of the...

Latest answer posted September 25, 2013, 11:51 pm (UTC)

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Federalism and State Powers

It is not difficult, when comparing the views of federalism under FDR, Nixon, Clinton, and Bush 43, to observe all four presidents had minimal difficulty in expanding the federal government. Start...

Latest answer posted November 2, 2019, 1:31 pm (UTC)

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Federalism and State Powers

The Constitution was drafted with the concept of change in mind. Knowing that a rigid government will all too often fail or oppress its citizens, the Founders recognized that they needed to take...

Latest answer posted November 18, 2019, 8:01 pm (UTC)

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Federalism and State Powers

The right to privacy in the United States of America has been established ad hoc through a number of amendments to the Constitution, the first few of which are implicit and subject to a wide range...

Latest answer posted June 28, 2020, 4:10 am (UTC)

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Federalism and State Powers

I think that the President's recent decision to allow states to opt out of No Child Left Behind mandates represents a national education policy constructed in the light of federalism. The policy...

Latest answer posted August 12, 2012, 1:45 am (UTC)

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Federalism and State Powers

Federally-recognized Indian tribes exercise sovereign authority over the reservations. Consequently, there is no single answer to the question as to whether state police have jurisdiction to...

Latest answer posted July 27, 2013, 12:54 am (UTC)

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Federalism and State Powers

I do believe the government should provide more social services and regulation in times of economic crisis to aid economic recovery. Under normal circumstances, an argument can be made that it can...

Latest answer posted June 24, 2020, 8:45 pm (UTC)

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