This is an essay.
Begin with your thesis: Example; Categorical grants and federal mandates have have been used to increase the power of the federal government (or something to that effect)
Be sure to complete all portions of the task!
If it asks you to define federalism...define federalism!
When discussing categorical grants and the other three terms be sure to define what they are as well.
Be specific: provide examples of each when appropriate/possible
1. The framers of the United States Constitution created a federal system.
a) Define federalism
b) Explain how the following has been used to increase the power of the federal
government relative to the states.
- Categorical Grants
- Federal mandates
c) Explain how the following have been used to increase the power of the states relative to
the federal government.
- Block grants
- Tenth amendment