Evolution of federalism

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Federalism is a structure in which powersare split between a federal government and other state governments.

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American FederalismStudents nameProfessors nameCourse titleDateEvolution of federalismFederalism is a structure in which powers are split between a federal government and other state governments. It has evolved at different stages in American political history, for example the in early times, there was a dual federalism, a system which assigns different sets of powers and authorities to federal and state government. In this system Federal responsibilities were to deal with national defenseand foreign affairs whereas states responsibilities were to deal with the matters of education and family laws. Dual federalism remained in American political system from 1790s to 1930s.After that Cooperative federalismcame into being in which federal and state governments are allowed to cooperate with each other deal with social, political and economic problems. The most important point of this system was that federal government was responsible to grant aid to state governments to resolve mutual problem and to achieve common goals. During this system, much worked done on infrastructure especially roads and long highways of America were built and this system remained in America during 1930 to 1960 [Ellis Katz (1997)].Creative federalism replaced the cooperative federalism in which federal government provided lot of support to state government with the procurement of extensive social services with the reduction of old laws and regulations. Now in present,

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