Explain how you think the power yielded within city government affects rural areas?

Explain how you think the power yielded within city government affects rural areas?
COLLAPSE
Your textbook argues that in the United States, cities continue to yield a great deal of power because of the federal structure of the American government and because of the local autonomy in the rule of municipalities over their own affairs. How do you think this affects the residents of rural areas or areas that do not fall under the jurisdiction of cities?