Ch 56: HiSET: Federalism in the United States

About This Chapter

This chapter teaches you about federalism in the United States through fun and fast video lessons. You'll also have the opportunity to try practice questions with the self-assessment quizzes.

Federalism in the United States - Chapter Summary

Use the short videos in this lesson to prepare for questions about federalism on the HiSET Social Studies exam. Professional instructors teach you about the division of powers between the national government and the states and the relationship between devolution and federalism. The following topics are addressed in the lessons:

  • The values of American federalism
  • Responsibilities of local government
  • Sovereignty defined
  • The organization of state governments

This chapter's videos are short and effectively communicate key concepts using engaging animations and illustrations to help with the learning process. Use the video tags to quickly return to a video segment that you want to spend more time reviewing.

HiSET Social Studies Objectives

The HISET is an exam for individuals who want to earn a high school credential. It has five subtests, including social studies. Political science is one of the numerous content areas included on the HiSET Social Studies subtest. Get prepared for any questions related to federalism by learning this chapter's material. Questions concerned with federalism will be covered in the civics and government content area, which encompasses 38% of the subtest's total of 50 multiple-choice questions.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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