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Federalism, citizenship, and collective identities in U.S. history

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Published by VU University Press in Amsterdam .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Group identity -- United States -- History.,
    • Political culture -- United States -- History.,
    • Federal government -- United States -- History.,
    • United States -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by Cornelis A. van Minnen, Sylvia L. Hilton ; with contributions from Colin C. Bonwick ... [et al.].
      SeriesEuropean contributions to American studies ;, 47
      ContributionsMinnen, Cornelis A. van., Hilton, Sylvia L.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE183 .F43 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationii, 271 p. ;
      Number of Pages271
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3992094M
      ISBN 109053837140
      LC Control Number2001329596

      In the early history of the U.S., most states allowed only white male adult property owners to vote. [] [] [] Until the Reconstruction Amendments were adopted between and , the five years immediately following the Civil War, the Constitution did not abolish slavery, nor give citizenship and voting rights to former slaves. []Jurisdiction: United States of America.   Federalism, adding to its problematic history has never conformed precisely to any theoretical idea. The definition that we have come to study of federalism is: A political system in which power is divided between the central government and its two component parts- in the United States, between the national government and the states/5.

      Before the s, many scholars used the layered cake analogy to describe federalism. That each layer of the cake had distinct, defined powers and responsibilities. After the New Deal proposed by FDR, a marbled cake was used to describe federalism. Lines of authority were spread out and mixed more. The history of federalism in the U.S. has been one in which the struggle or conflict between the central government and the states has continued to this day. The central concern of the Presidential election is how much power the federal government should have in relation to the states and individuals--with respect to taxation, abortion.

      Federalism is a political system in which ultimate authority is shared between a central government and state or regional governments. Federalism is one of the two major principles based on the American version of representative democracy that distribute power, the other is separation of power. Federalism and Democracy: Beyond the U.S. Model Alfred Stepan For those of us interested in the spread and consolidation of democracy, whether as policy makers, human rights activists, political analysts, or democratic theorists, there is a greater need than ever to reconsider the potential risks and benefits of federalism.


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Federalism, citizenship, and collective identities in U.S. history Download PDF EPUB FB2

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: ii, pages ; 24 cm. Contents: The euro. So what's new. Federalism, nationalism, and the adoption of the United States dollar, / Robert A. Garson --American nationalism, American citizenship, and the limits of authority, / Colin C.

Bonwick --The disappointment of John Adams, founding father /. Start studying Federalism - U.S. History. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Cambridge Core - European Law - EU Citizenship and Federalism - edited by Dimitry Kochenov.

Federalism in the United States is the constitutional division of power between U.S. state governments and the federal government of the United the founding of the country, and particularly with the end of the American Civil War, power shifted away from the states and toward the national progression of federalism includes dual, state-centered, and new federalism.

Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Sylvia L Hilton books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. "Automatic Birthright Citizenship: Who is an American?" In Federalism, Citizenship, Collective Identities in U.S. History, Proceedings of the Roosevelt Study Center Conference on Federalism, Apriled.

Van Minnen, (Peter Lang, ), and with Cornelis van Minnen, eds., Federalism, Citizenship and Collective Identities in U.S.

History (VU University Press, ). Recent works on CD Rom are: Las Raices Hispanicas del Oeste de los Estados Unidos: Textos hist6ricos, and Relatos de viajeros de Estados Unidos en HispanoamBrica, siglo XIX. Federalism, Citizenship, and Collective Identities in U.S.

History. By Cornelis A. Van. Minnen and Sylvia L. Hilton. Amsterdam: VU UP, Print. This chapter gave me some additional examples of Native resistance and insistence on sovereignty and also some more background on the complicated history of US citizenship.

Dominique Daniel, "Automatic Birthright Citizenship: Who Is an American?" in C. Van Minnen et al., eds., Federalism, Citizenship, Collective Identities in U.S.

History (Amsterdam, ), In the edition of the New Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, the. Learn federalism us history with free interactive flashcards.

Choose from different sets of federalism us history flashcards on Quizlet. The Dred Scott decision represented a culmination of what was considered a push to expand slavery. Southerners argued that they had a right to bring slaves into the territories, regardless of any decision by a territorial legislature on the subject.

The expansion of the territories and resulting admission of new states was a loss of political. Federalism is the theory or advocacy of federal principles for dividing powers between member units and common institutions.

Unlike in a unitary state, sovereignty in federal political orders is non-centralized, often constitutionally, between at least two levels so that units at each level have final authority and can be self governing in some issue area. The History of Federalism synonyms, The History of Federalism pronunciation, The History of Federalism translation, English dictionary definition of The History of Federalism.

A system of government in which power is divided between a central authority and constituent political units. especially its emphasis during the early years.

shared government and of overlapping collective identities. In this sense, the conce pt of “culture as an equilibrium” proposed by Laitin and Weingast shows its full analytical capacity for Author: Ramón Máiz.

During the more than year history of the Constitution, these issues have been debated time and again and have shaped and been shaped by the nation's political, social, and economic history.

This book examines the history and current issues of federalism.1/5(1). Superb. Crisply organized and elegantly, indeed wittily, written. The Age of Federalism is, to be sure, an old-fashioned blow-by-blow political history -- but it's a splendid one, enriched with intriguing disquisitions on social and geopolitical context.

The thesis is straightforward. Elkins and McKitrick believe that the struggle between Federalists and Republicans in the s was a version /5. Federalism, mode of political organization that unites separate states or other polities within an overarching political system in a way that allows each to maintain its own integrity.

Learn more about the history and characteristics of federalism in this article. In the United States, devolution portends a possible revival in the significance of state citizenship.() The antebellum history of U.S. citizenship law is threaded with issues of federalism (Dred Scott presenting only the most remembered),() and speaks of a slow move from state to nation as the dominant locus of individual loyalties.

In the West, the concept of federalism dates to the German political theorist Johannes Althusius and his work, Politica: Politics Methodically Set Forth and Illustrated with Sacred and Profane Examples.

"Althusius'Politica was the first book to present a comprehensive theory of federal republicanism rooted in a covenantal view of human society derived from, but not dependant on, a. The history books often don’t emphasize the fact that states’ rights had a history of great strength in the North as well as in the South, as for example in the Hartford Convention of Meanwhile, the South maintained a strong sentimental and intellec­tual attachment to the Constitu­tion until the very eve of Author: George Charles Roche III.

federalism. 1 In political science, see federal government federal government or federation, government of a union of states in which sovereignty is divided between a central authority and component state authorities. A federation differs from a confederation in that the central power acts directly upon individuals as well as.CITIZENSHIP.

CITIZENSHIP. In the modern world, citizenship is a legal status that bestows uniform rights and duties upon all members of a state. Modern citizenship is associated with equality before the law, freedom from arbitrary rule, and a basic sense of human dignity bound up with the idea of human is a powerful term that evokes not only the rights that citizens may claim, but.Federalism, Citizenship, and Collective Identities in U.S.

History. Ed. Cornelis van Minnen and Sylvia L. Hilton. Amsterdam: VU University Press, "The Birth of a Nation." Outlook 14 April Tourgee, Albion W. A Fool's Errand by One of the Fools; Part II, The Invisible Empire, A Concise History of the Epoch on Which the.