Modern Federalism : Hurricane Katrina

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Talha Arif
Ahad Hayaud-Din
Government 2305
10/18/17
Modern Federalism: Hurricane Katrina
Federalism is a system of government in which things likes states share power with a national government. The United States government functions according to the principles of federalism. There are a lot of things that happen in the world that cannot be explained. Hurricane Katrina is one of the worst natural disasters in American history that raises this question like why or how did this happened. Hurricane Katrina was an extremely destructive and deadly tropical cyclone that was the costliest natural disaster and one of the five deadliest hurricanes in the history of the United States. It was the eleventh named storm, the fifth hurricane, and the third major hurricane of the record-breaking 2005 Atlantic hurricane season. The hurricane was so disastrous, there was no help for days after it hit. A lot of lives lost because of no communication and bad execution of a hurricane that was aired to hit the United States. The reason the communication breakdown was because Citizens couldn't contact their government officers because their cell phones and land lines weren't working. Officers couldn't communicate with each other because of bad communication. Hurricane Katrina showed some of the government’s greatest mistakes. It gave teaching to focus on in the matter of politics, race, and society.
The State of Louisiana was filling with crimes and violence. The government considered moving
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