Government by the People: American Federalism video

Video title: American Federalism

Use this American Government by the People video entitled American Federalism to understand how government works and to study how a federal system checks the growth of tyranny, allows unity without uniformity, encourages experimentation, and keeps government closer to the people. Learn about how alternatives to federal systems are unitary systems in which all constitutional power is vested in the central government and loose compacts among sovereign states. Discover how in the 21st century, nations are experimenting with forms of federalism because of the demand for greater autonomy by ethnic groups and others such as the countries of Western Europe have formed a European Union.

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Government by the People: American Federalism video. Learning Objectives for this video:

  • System of Federalism. Learn about American Federalism. Gain a richer understanding of America's government and learn why a democracy requires continual participation by its citizens.
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  • Compare current policies in welfare, health care, education, and crime against policies of the New Deal and Great Society.
  • See how the social and economic diversity in American society affects public opinion, special interest groups, and voting behavior.
  • Study the United States' foreign and defense policies and its role in the United Nations. Learn about the roots of state constitutions and the challenges for state and local governments.
  • Discover the many benefits of using online video for visual learning. Educational video for teaching the K-12 curriculum provides online learning for children and students of all ages and abilities. Using subtitled video - or video with closed captions - enables children to choose between watching, listening to, or reading each presentation whichever best suites their individual learning style. A wonderful option particularly for dyslexia and special needs education.

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