In Chapter 3, “Federalism,” the authors discuss how the U.S. Constitution creates a dual system of government whereby the powers are distributed between a national government and state governments.

This arrangement has seen its share of challenges and changes. Complete the following assignment: *Provide a description of the distribution of powers within the federal system, including an understanding of enumerated powers, reserved powers, and concurrent powers. *Discuss the major eras in American history as they relate to federalism and what important events occurred during each era. Additionally, describe which level of government appeared to be dominant during each era and what about them demonstrates that. *Describe what you believe is a proper distribution of powers between the national and state governments. *The purpose of this assignment is to give students an opportunity to discuss a key political science concept, and to show a basic understanding of academic research and reporting skills. *750 words in length plus *title page *abstract *references, cetera). * (APA) style. *Papers not formatted properly or with grammar and spelling mistakes will lose points Students should use Times New Roman or Arial 12 point as the paper’s font, double space the text, and create one-inch margins on all four sides of the page. Assignments must be in a Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx) format TIP: Go into detail when writing so as demonstrate your mastery of the topic. Don’t just give us the “What” but also tell us the “Why” and “How.” TIP TWO: The “correct” answers can be found in your textbook.