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September 2014 Policy Study, Number 14-4


A Citizen’s Introduction to Federalism: Federalism and the Future of Constitutional Government

by John Hendrickson

    Executive Summary
    Part I: The Articles of Confederation and the Constitutional Convention of 1787
    Part II: The Structures of the Constitution: Rule of Law, Separation of Powers, and Checks and Balances
    Part III: The Structures of the Constitution: Federalism
    Part IV: Federalism and the American Founding
    Part V: A Brief Historical Review of Federalism
    Part VI: Can Federalism Be Restored?

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