College of Alameda McCulloch vs Maryland Discussion Questions
|What is Federalism|
|Constitutional Balance of Federalism|
|The Purpose of Federalism|
|Federalism- Separation of Power|
|Who Decides- Federalism|
|Hamilton v. Jefferson- The Central Bank|
|John Marshall-The Man who made the Supreme Court|
Online Textbook Links to Eras of Federalism (Links to an external site.)
Discussion Question: 150 WORDS
- Given the power grants and limits in the Constitution regarding State and Federal power, offer an analysis of what you believe to be the Framer’s intent and objectives with the creation of Federalism.
- How has the government used Fiscal Federalism (Grants) to support or persuade the states to implement policy changes.
|McColluch v. Maryland|
|McCulloch v. Maryland|
|McCulloch v. Maryland-Legal Summary|
|McCulloch v. Maryland-US Constitution|
|Gibbons v. Ogden|
|Barron v. Baltimore-US Constitution|
|Dred Scott v. Sanford|
|Dred Scott- Analysis|
Online Textbook Links to Eras of Federalism (Links to an external site.)Discussion Question: 150 WORDS
- How and why did the Marshall Court establish the National Supremacy of the United States over the governments of the states in McCulloch v. Maryland?
- How did the Supreme Court’s interpretation’s of the Constitution construct Dual Federalism? Focus on the legal arguments, not the facts of the cases.
- What specific legal elements of Supreme Court’s rulings in Barron v. Baltimore and Dred Scott v. Sanford created a distinct and separate jurisdiction between the state and national government known as Dual Federalism? DO NOT focus on the facts of the case, argue the legal issues used by the Supreme Court.