Types of Federalism Anticipation Guide by wON0m3

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									                                                                                   FED Resource 4A

              Types of Federalism Anticipation Guide
Directions: Read the following statements carefully to determine whether they are true or false.
Mark each statement accordingly.

True         False

____         ____          1. Dual federalism supports the idea that the states are unequal
                              partners, with the federal government having separate and distinct
                              areas of authority and states with very little authority.

____         ____          2. The states’ rights debate and the nature of the Union
                              were major issues in the Civil War.

____         ____          3. Cooperative federalism marked an era of greater cooperation and
                              collaboration between the various levels of government.

____         ____          4. The Sixteenth Amendment, which outlawed the federal income tax,
                              provided the means of developing and expanding the grant-in-aid
                              system.

____         ____          5. The New Deal has been characterized as the “Geological fault line”
                              in the history of federalism, especially in the area of federal-local
                              relations.

____         ____          6. President Theodore Roosevelt’s New Nationalism sought to reduce
                              the powers of the national government because he contended that
                              matters of national concern had become too decentralized.

____         ____          7. President Woodrow Wilson’s New Freedom Program built upon the
                              ideas of Roosevelt and continued the trend toward more active
                              national cooperation with other governments.

____         ____          8. New federalism has been characterized by shifts in the
                              grant systems, the reduction of unfunded federal mandates,
                              expansion of federal regulations, and few disputes over the nature of
                              the federal system.

____         ____         9. President Reagan’s term in office saw the consolidation of a number
                              of social programs into nine block grants, allowing for more state and
                             local autonomy and flexibility in meeting needs on those governmental
                             levels.

____         ____         10. The Clinton administration worked on efforts to rearrange the power
                             relationships in the federal system.



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  Types of Federalism Anticipation Guide Answer Key
Directions: Read the following statements carefully to determine whether they are true or false.
Mark each statement accordingly.

True         False

____         __x__         1. Dual federalism supports the idea that the states are unequal
                              partners, with the federal government having separate and distinct
                              areas of authority and states with very little authority.

__x__        ____          2. The states’ rights debate and the nature of the Union
                              were major issues in the Civil War.

__x__        ____          3. Cooperative federalism marked an era of greater cooperation and
                              collaboration between the various levels of government.

____         __x__         4. The Sixteenth Amendment, which outlawed the federal income tax,
                              provided the means of developing and expanding the grant-in-aid
                              system.

__x__        ____          5. The New Deal has been characterized as the “Geological fault line”
                              in the history of federalism, especially in the area of federal-local
                              relations.

____         __x__         6. President Theodore Roosevelt’s New Nationalism sought to reduce
                              the powers of the national government because he contended that
                              matters of national concern had become too decentralized.

__x__        ____          7. President Woodrow Wilson’s New Freedom Program built upon the
                              ideas of Roosevelt and continued the trend toward more active
                              national cooperation with other governments.

____         __x__         8. New federalism has been characterized by shifts in the
                              grant systems, the reduction of unfunded federal mandates,
                              expansion of federal regulations, and few disputes over the nature of
                              the federal system.

__x__        ____         9. President Reagan’s term in office saw the consolidation of a number
                              of social programs into nine block grants, allowing for more state and
                             local autonomy and flexibility in meeting needs on those governmental
                             levels.

__x__        ____         10. The Clinton administration worked on efforts to rearrange the power
                             relationships in the federal system.



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