Federalism Is...

"Federalism" is the process by which two or more governments share powers over the same geographic area. In the United States, the Constitution grants certain powers to both the U.S. government and the state governments. Federalists honor the allocation of these shared powers as defined solely by the Constitution of the United States.

Welcome to The Federalist Coalition!

The Federalist Coalition is a true grassroots movement created, managed, and fueled by everyday Americans. Our goal is to remind our fellow citizens of the importance of Federalism, how it relates to the Constitution of the United States, and why this is imperative for our nation. We understand that America is comprised of many ethnicities, religions, and ideals and we all have different needs. That is why we are a Coalition. We know this government cannot be run by just some of the people, some of the time. As citizens, we must come together to claim our shared goal of Liberty. Never before has “United We Stand, Divided We Fall,” been truer. Join us today in our pursuit of a more perfect Union and Liberty for all.

Interview with Bethany Mandel

In this week’s installment of our interview series with prominent political leaders, we asked Bethany Mandel of The Federalist to answer a few questions. The reader may recognize some of the questions from our previous interviews. At the end of this series, we’ll be exploring the variety of answers when compared to one another.

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Curriculum on Federalism - Utah House of Representatives

The basic concept of federalism has never been political; rather, it is a fundamental structural principle meant to protect our liberty. The Utah Commission on Federalism, in connection with Utah Valley University’s Center for Constitutional Studies, recently created a course on federalism to help provide citizens and state and local government officials with a better understanding of America’s unique constitutional system. The one-hour course is taught in a series of six videos by constitutional professors and scholars from around the country. Watch the videos below or read the transcripts here.

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