Objective: Explain how societal needs affect the constitutional allocation of power between the national and state governments.
Class Notes for the Day:
Starter: How evenly is US economic activity divided between urban and rural America?
1.How accurate was you prediction?
2.What did you learn from this map?
3.What questions do you have about this map?
4.Do you live in a blue or an orange area?
5.Do you know many people who live in the other area?
6.How does this map relate to federalism?
7.Why is so much wealth concentrated in such a small amount of area?
8.What is one consequence of so much wealth being concentrated in the orange areas?
9.What's the effect of this division on American politics?
Federalism Debates Today!
Make sure you have 3 big reasons (tie to the Constitution) and 2 questions for the other side!
Closer: How does the distribution of powers between national and state governments impact policymaking?
- Make a claim here!
- Support your claim with TWO pieces of accurate and relevant information.
- Use reasoning to explain why your evidence supports your claim.
- Respond to an opposing or alternative perspective.