You will be asked to respond to questions related to the reading (CHAPTER 1,2) source below 1)Why do we study state and local government? 2)What makes this study interesting? 3)What are the benefits and costs of federalism for the states? 4)Why do intergovernmental relations matter?
Write the answers as an essay AT LEAST 2 FULL PAGES.
Your journal entries will be graded based on the following criteria: 1) theoretical ideas and frameworks from the READING, respond to each question separately 2) succinctly answers the question you are posing, 3) uses proper spelling, grammar, paragraph structures, etc., 4) cites all ideas not your own, uniformly. The better journal entries will be well developed and will show that you have carefully considered the question and your response.