1. http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-line/wp/2015/07/06/the-next-big-liberal-cause-universal-child-care/ 

    1.        According to Sargent, what are the new liberal policy issues supported by the Democratic Party of the 21st Century? What new role would the federal government have in the programs proposed in this new law?  What would be the relationship between the state and federal government in this proposed program? How would this program be paid for? (20 points) 
    2.       Use your knowledge of American history and the information in this article to explain how universal child care would constitute an extension of our welfare state.  Be sure to define what a welfare state is in your answer. (10 points)

    “States’ Rights for the Left” by Jeffrey Rosen https://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/03/opinion/sunday/states-rights-for-the-left.html?_r=0 

    Based on the article answer the following question: How can states’ rights now become a tool for liberals in today’s political system?  Give 3 examples from the article to support your answer. 

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