American government

1.Mississippi Burning is a fictionalized account of the 1964 murder of civil rights activists Michael Schwerner, Andrew Goodman, and James Chaney. The film focuses on the conflict between state and local authorities during the murder investigation that followed the tragedy.

Please reflect on the specific ways in which federalism and the tension between national and state and local governments play out. Please limit your response to two pages

Create a list of the ways in which government affects your daily lives. Then think about the level of government that influences or regulates those activities.

Are they more influenced in their daily lives by the national or state and local governments?

2.Think about what daily life would be like in the United States if we had a unitary system in which the national government made most decisions. Could such a system function effectively in the United States? Why or why not?

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