Robin Einhorn link is Professor of History at UC Berkeley. She received her PhD. from the University of Chicago and has written numerous articles and books on public policy and the history of taxation in the United States. Recent publications include American Taxation, American Slavery. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006.
R Einhorn Slides from the Lecture pdf file (212 kb) includes charts from John Joseph Wallis (2000) "American Government Finance in the Long Run: 1790 to 1990" Journal of Economic Perspectives , 14, 1, 61-82, selected definitions of federalism and quotations from Prigg v. Pennsylvania and the 14th Ammendment which are referenced in the lecture.
California History-Social Science Curriculum Framework Grade 8 > Section 8.2 > Framework 7."Describe the principles of federalism, dual sovereignty, separation of powers, checks and balances, the nature and purpose of majority rule, and the ways in which the American idea of constitutionalism preserves individual rights."
Historical Tables, Budget of the United States Government, Fiscal Year 2007 (2.2 MB) PDF Information provides data on budget receipts, outlays, surpluses or deficits, Federal debt, and Federal employment over an extended time period, generally from 1940 or earlier to 2007.
The Text of the Constitution, Amendment X (Ratified December 15, 1791), doctrine of states' rights
Alien and Sedition Acts (1798)
Embargo Act of 1807