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Federalism From Wikipedia.

Federalism From This Nation.

Ben’s Guide to Government: Federalism

History of U.S. Federalism

Cases and Materials on American Federalism

Google Directory: Federalism

Open Directory Project: Federalism

Yahoo Directory: Federalism

Liberty and Limits From PBS.

Tenth Amendment: Reserved Powers The 10th Amendment with explanations. From FindLaw.

Police Power Explanation from the Columbia Encyclopedia.



County Government An explanation of the basic forms of city government. From the Juno Society.

Find a County Information on counties, such as county officials, courthouse addresses, county seats, cities within a county as well as various statistical and geographical information. From National Association of Counties.

State and County Quick Facts Click on a state and select a county. Facts and statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau.

County Facts and statistics. From NationMaster.

Google Directory: Counties


Incorporated Municipalities

Local Government Civil Divisions and Incorporated Municipalities Types of local government listed by state.

National League of Cities


Special Districts

Special Purpose Districts A short explanation from Wikipedia, which has a long-term project of listing all the special districts in the United States.

About Special Districts A short explanation with a link to a 20-page PDF document on special districts in California. From the California Special Districts Association.

Special Purpose Districts in Washington Articles explaining special districts, lists of special districts in the state of Washington, the pros and cons of special districts, and other information on special districts. From Municipal Research & Services Center, University of Washington.

About Special Districts FAQ about special districts. From the League of Women Voters of California Education Fund.

Special Districts Overview An explanation of special districts in Arizona. From Cochise County.

Special Districts A short article explaining their function.

Special Districts: Relics of the Past or Resources for the Future? A short article outlining some problems that special districts can pose.


Base Closings

Base-Closing Plan Holds Future Opportunity Opinion piece in the Virginian-Pilot on how base closings often improve communities.

Colorado cities capitalize on base closing Article on the effects of closing of Lowry Air Force Base in Colorado.

Impact of fort closing would ripple beyond base Opinion piece against closing Fort Monmouth in New Jersey. Published in the Asbury Park Press.’

Closing Bases Right: A Commander’s Handbook From the U.S. Department of Defense.

Representatives Vote on Base Closures A paper examining the impact of political influence regarding the base closure process. By Col. Stephen R. Schwalbe, USAF.

Puerto Rico braces for the base closing Washington Times article on the closing of Roosevelt Roads Naval Air Station in eastern Puerto Rico.

Yahoo Directory: Base Closure


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Updated January 19, 2006

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