Cooperative Federalism By: Ellie Platt, Gaby Spangenberg, Victoria Dean and Claudia Caffery THESIS Cooperative Federalism applies to racial, national, and local issues that solve their problems by compromising between the…
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Cooperative Federalism By: Ellie Platt, Gaby Spangenberg, Victoria Dean and Claudia Caffery
Cooperative Federalism applies to racial, national, and local issues that solve their problems by compromising between the two big powers: National and State Government.
What is Cooperative Federalism? Cooperative Federalism —strong relationship between National Government and the State Government TOP CHEF OF COOPERATIVE FEDERALISM: Franklin D. Roosevelt HIS RECIPIE : The Creation of the Marble Cake Creator of the happy medium
“ Court – Packing Scheme”
FDR wanted to expand national authority (i.e. National Recovery Administration) but the supreme court challenged him.
- “court-packing scheme”
The heart of Atlanta Motel remained segregated up till the 1960’s, this motel refused to allow blacks to stay there
The owner filed a law suit that argued against the 5th Amendment saying that he had a right as owner to choose who he wanted staying at his motel.
He also argued that the government was violating his 13th Amendment by forcing him to let blacks stay at his motel.
The supreme court said that the federal AND state law would not place racial discrimination issues on the public
The final discussion was that the motel had to accept people from all races considering they are located near many high ways and interstates, which brings business and all kinds of people
Heart Of Atlanta Motel V. United States (1964)
A small family owned restaurant in Birmingham, Alabama could seat 220 people and allowed take out food for African Americans
The argument was that government does not have the right to impose racial regulations on private small businesses
Conclusion: under the commerce clause they decided to desegregate all restaurants
Katzenbach V. McClung (1964)
Methods of Implementing Cooperative Federalism
National government – give grants
Types of Grants
Feeling the Pressure
Bards, Shelley and Schmidt, “American Government and Politics Today: The Essentials”