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Chapter 2: Federalism

Federalism Dividing the power between the state and national governments. Key principle to the constitution. Dividing and balancing the power between the national and state governments
Dual Federalism 2 systems working independently of eachother
Cooperative Federalism Overlapping responsibilites between 2 governements
Block grants Federal funding given to states to spend on general services and programs, with little or no federal restrictions.
Categorical grants Federal funding given to states for very specific and narrow purposes
Grants-in-aid Federal funding given to states
Coercive Federalism Began in 1960's and instead of offering money to the states, the federal government would threaten to take money away if the state and local governments did not comply
Devolution The delegation of power by the federal governments to the local and state governments
Deregulation The process of reducing rules and red tape that control social and economic activity, with the goal of increasing competition, lowering prices, and increasing productivity.
Commerce Clause Gave congress power to control commerce
Hammer vs. Dagenhart Courts protecting our original system of dual federalism
US vs. Darby supported cooperative federalism. wages of workers on interstate commerce.
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