Civics 101 – Episode 60: Federalism

Lesson Duration

Each podcast episode of Civics 101 gives listeners a basic, non-partisan, topical reintroduction to how the U.S. government works. The history of the topic, as well as connections to current news events, is explored.

Episode 60: “What is Federalism? Who uses it? Why do we separate our powers between the states and the national government, and what are the benefits and challenges of such a system?”

Listen to podcast (16:20):

Transcript included.

tag: Articles of Confederation


New Hampshire Public Radio