- Explain the tension in American federalism between state and federal laws highlighted by the issue of legalized marijuana.
- Identify the elements of the U.S. Constitution that shape American federalism.
- Describe the development of American federalism from the founding until the New Deal.
- Examine the role that the New Deal played in fundamentally reshaping American federalism.
- Discuss changes to American federalism in the modern era and how it might continue to evolve.