POLS 001 Lecture 12: Understanding Federalism

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Published on 29 Jul 2020
School
SJSU
Department
Political Science Department
Course
POLS 001
Understanding Federalism ()
the federal system is central to politics, government,
and policy
Federalism and Democracy
pros
increases access to government
local problems can be solved locally
an interest concentrated in a state can
exercise substantial influence in the election of that
state’s officials
hard for political parties to dominate all
politics
cons
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