How did the framers think about federalism and what has changed since their time?
Federalism & Unequal States
How does federalism affect equality between states? Find out here!
Federalism Pros & Cons #3
How does federalism encourage policy innovations? Find out here!
Coercive Federalism #2
How was revenue sharing a reaction to coercive federalism? Click here to find out!
In what ways is federalism coercive? Click here to find out!
How does cooperative federalism differ from dual? Get the answer here!
What are the advantages of dual federalism? Find out here!
Articles of Confederation Fail
Why weren’t the Articles of Confederation good enough? Click to find out!
Articles of Confederation
What were the Articles of Confederation? Click to find out!
Why a Federal System?
Why a federal system? Click to find out!
Why Is Federalism Important?
Why is federalism important? Click to find out!
New Course on Federalism
What is federalism & why should I care? Find out in our new short course!
Republic or Democracy 7
What form of government do our states have?
Political Trust & Distrust 25
Why does political trust matter?
Political Trust & Distrust 17
Why did the framers favor federalism? What special power do the states have?
Political Trust & Distrust 11
The framers created a Constitution that limits and divides power in multiple ways.