| Chapter 4: The Federal System
In this chapter you have studied the division of powers between
the state and national governments, the evolution of American
federalism, and how federalism impacts politics. This activity
takes a closer look at the formation of the United States system
of government and how it has been able to adapt to the changing
needs of society.
Destination Title: Liberty
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Start at the Liberty and Limits Web site.
- Scroll down to the bottom of
the page and click on "The Ideas."
- There are four topics presented
under this heading (If Men Were Angels . . ., The Nation
and the States, Government and the Individual, and Federalism
Re-Examined). Read through each topic, taking notes as you
After you have read through the
information, answer the following questions.