Essay Assignment 1
Question- Explain the factors that have contributed to the process of devolution since the
1960s and discuss several Supreme Court cases and legislation that contributed to the move
towards devolution. In addition, discuss legislation and policy during G.W. Bush and
Obama’s administrations that strengthened the powers of the federal government.
1. Answer the question in an essay format with introduction, body, and conclusion.
2. The text of the essay must be at least 1,000 words (range 1,000-1,500 words).
3. Be sure to include your name and title of the essay.
4. After you have completed composing the essay, proofread it carefully to check for
any spelling and grammar errors. Make sure you’ve answered all parts of the essay
Use only Patterson’s We the People in answering the essay question. DO NOT use any outside material.