Pick the President!. Presidents and “Federalism as Platforms”. Great Society Federalism and Revenue Sharing Unfunded Mandates New Federalism TANF and Motor Voter NCLB. Johnson - “Great Society”.
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Pick the President!
Presidents and “Federalism as Platforms”
Federalism and Revenue Sharing
TANF and Motor Voter
Johnson - “Great Society”
…..end poverty, promote equality, improve education, rejuvenate cities, and protect the environment.
Civil Rights Act of 1964
Economic Opportunity Act 1964
Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965
Housing and Urban Development Act of 1965
Nixon – “Federalism and Revenue Sharing”
a system which directed money and power away from the federal bureaucracy and toward states and municipalities
locally controlled desegregation
Clean Air Act of 1970
State and Local Assistance Act of 1972
Carter – Unfunded Mandates
Reagan and Bush – “New Federalism”
Federal Aid to state/local govts <
More block grants (health, income security, education, and transportation)
Ended General Revenue sharing
Clinton – TANF and Motor Voter
TANF Replaces AFDC
Also unfunded mandate laws
Bush – NCLB
Viewed by many as preemption (allowing national govt to override state or local actions
Transferring responsibility for policies from the federal govt to state and local govts
What Presidents did this???
Federalism: Helpful to Democracy?
Read about in your text book! End of Chapter 2!