Running Head: SUCCESSION AND FAILURE: THE FEDERAL SYSTEM 1
Succession and Failure: The Federal System
Mount San Jacinto College
This paper is being submitted to Dr. Henkle in partial fulfillment of the requirements for Political Science on February 25, 2014.
SUCCESSION AND FAILURE: THE FEDERAL SYSTEM 2
Through different scholarly sources containing opinioned and neutral information, as well as Census Bureau statistics, the pros and cons of the government are provided in this essay. Such as why it is necessary to have a national defense system and financial aid; and why welfare, and the PPACA (Obamacare), affects citizens of the United States so harshly. This essay discusses what having a federal system means and what it does for America, things like divided authority in the U.S compared to the U.K, and the separation between church and state. The Federal government has obtained organization throughout the decades and knowing what it does and what it means to have a Federal Government is the knowledge that any average citizen should have.
SUCCESSION AND FAILURE: THE FEDERAL SYSTEM 3
SUCCESSION AND FAILURE: THE FEERAL SYSTEM
In the 17th century, the founding fathers of America saw fit to create a new way for the colonies to live. After leaving a Monarchy under Britain, the colonies decided that states would have their own power and there’d be no central government. This only lasted for a short period of time, due to the fact that the people realized they were not protected from outside attacks, and many other issues began to arise. In hopes of changing this, great men known today by the names of James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, and John Jay, came together to form what America knows now as Federalism. Although some...