Author:
Dr. Elizabeth Walker
Subject:
Political Science
Material Type:
Lecture, Primary Source
Level:
Community College / Lower Division, College / Upper Division
Tags:
  • Congress
  • Ethnicity
  • Federalism
  • Race
  • State Government
  • Tulsa
    License:
    Public Domain Dedication
    Language:
    English
    Media Formats:
    Video

    Federalism

    Federalism

    Overview

    A video on Tulsa, Oklahoma Massacre that provides information on the topic and additional resources to learn more about the subject. 

    There is also a discussion question on how local, state, and federal branches interact in order to govern.

    Federalism: Tulsa Massacre

    Tulsa Massacre

     

    Federalism: Tulsa Massacre

    The Tulsa Massacre, 100 years later, is a good moment to review how local, state, and federal government interacts with one another. Just as there is still more evidence emerging about the local, state, and possible federal government involvement in eliminating a large neighborhood of African Americans, it is vital to understand how these branches of government can come together to help "correct a wrong."  As this happened a 100 years ago, the trauma and effects still exist; therefore, attempting to correct the past is a necessary component to move forward in an integrated society.

    Consider The Following:

    How has the federal government become a necessary advocate for Black, Latino, Asian, and Native American populations to ensure they receive equal rights within society?