5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Categorical Grants
- Revenue Sharing
- Devolution Revolution
- Federal Systems
- a A theory of government that holds that open, multiple, and competing groups can check the asserted power by any one group.
- b federal grants for specific purposes, such as building an airport
- c federal sharing of a fixed percentage of its revenue with the states
- d government systems that divide the powers between the national government and state or provincial governments
- e The effort to slow the growth of the federal government by returning many functions to the states.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Legislature: Pass laws
Executive: negotiate executive agreements with other countries
Judiciary: Judicial Review
- all state government gives power to national governemtn. Have a weak national government.
- Money from the national government that states can spend within broad guidelines determined by Washington
- a political theory holding that in a democracy, the government ought to do what the majority of the people want.
- important tools for influencing policy at the state and local level. Congress authorizes grants, establishes rules for how grants may be used, and decides how much control the states have over federal funds. Two types of grants
5 True/False questions
Strict Construction → way of interpreting the Constitution that allows the federal government to take only those actions the Constitution specifically says it can take
Federalist #15 → Hamilton explained why strong strong government is necessary : "If men were angels, no government would be necessary. If angles were to govern men, neither external nor internal controls on government would be necessary."
Articles of Confederation → way of interpreting the Constitution that allows the federal government to take only those actions the Constitution specifically says it can take
Natural Rights → the idea that all humans are born with rights, which include the right to life, liberty, and property
New Jersey Plan → Virginia delegate James Madison's plan of government, in which states got a number of representatives in Congress based on their population