Federalism or the division of power is in the news on an almost daily basis. In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, much attention was focused on the federal government. Below you will find a news story from NPR on the role of FEMA. Then you are to complete the federalism activity provided.
Read the following Federalist Paper and Court Case and answer the questions. Both readings deal with Federalism.
What is the Anti-Federalist view on the Necessary and Proper Clause? How does the Anti-Federalist feel about the enumerated powers granted to Congress?
What were the principal arguments used by Chief Justice Marshall to justify the extension of congressional power to include the power to incorporate a bank, even though the words “bank” and “incorporation” are nowhere to be found in the text of the Constitution?
Please email the answers to firstname.lastname@example.org