Assignment 1:What Is Federalism?
Write a three to four (3-4) page paper on American federalism in which you:
Provide three (3)
examples of how federalism has evolved from its origins to the American
political system in place today.
Examine three to five
(3-5) factors that have allowed the concept of federalism to shape American
Discuss at least two
(2) factors that illustrate how the relationship between the states and the
U.S. federal government influences the creation of American policies overall.
Use at least three (3)
quality academic resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and other
Websites to not qualify as academic resources.
Your assignment must follow these formatting
Be typed, double spaced,
using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides;
citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with
your professor for any additional instructions.
Include a cover page
containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s
name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are
not included in the required assignment page length.
The specific course learning outcomes
associated with this assignment are to:
Determine how the
Constitution divides power between the state and federal governments.
Use technology and
information resources to research issues in the field of U.S. government and
Write clearly and
concisely about U.S. government and politics using proper writing mechanics.