Explain why the United States Supreme Court case, Printz v. United States, is significant?
Purpose: The purpose of this assignment to have students analyze local governments and their relationship with the federal government. This assignment corresponds with the learning outcome, ″Demonstrate an understanding of state and local political systems and their relationship with the federal government.″ Preliminary Logistics: Review resource materials covering federalism (see this week′s instructional content). The Task: Respond to the questions below: Look up one concrete example of local governments being negatively effected by federal unfunded mandates. Provide a summary of the unfunded mandate and its general negative effects on local governments. An outside source is required. Simply post the link. How do unfunded mandates affect local residents? Explain why the United States Supreme Court case, Printz v. United States, is significant? An outside source is required. Simply post the link. Criteria for Success: Each question must be answered sufficiently.