Pros and Cons of Federalism

Identify the major benefits and drawbacks of federalism

Learning Activities

The learning activities for this section include:

  • Reading: Why Federalism Works (More or Less)
  • Reading: State Legislatures As ‘Laboratories of Democracy’
  • Video: United States of ALEC—A Follow-up

Take time to review and reflect on this activity in order to improve your performance on the assessment for this section.