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5 Matching questions

  1. unitary government
  2. categorical grants
  3. supremacy clause
  4. project grants
  5. enumerated powers
  1. a Article VI of the Constitution, which makes the Constitution, national laws, and treaties supreme over state laws when the national government is acting within its constitutional limits
  2. b federal grants that can be used only for specific purposes, or "categories," of state and local spending; they come with strings attached, such as nondiscrimination provisions
  3. c a way of organizing a nation so that all power resides in the central government
  4. d powers of the federal government that are specifically addressed in the Constitution
  5. e federal categorical grants given for specific purposes and awarded on the basis of the merits of applications

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a system of government in which both the states and the national government remain supreme within their own spheres, each responsible for some policies
  2. federal grants given more or less authomatically to states or communities to support broad programs in areas such as community development and social services
  3. the pattern of spending, taxing, and providing grants in the federal system; it is the cornerstone of the national government's relations with state and local governments
  4. federal categorical grants distributed according to a formula specified in legislation or in administrative regulations
  5. the workings of the federal system; the entire set of interactions among national, state, and local governments

5 True/False questions

  1. federalisma way of organizing a nation so that two or more levels of government have formal authority over the same land and people; system of shared power between units of government

          

  2. extraditiona way of organizing a nation so that two or more levels of government have formal authority over the same land and people; system of shared power between units of government

          

  3. full faith and credita system of government in which both the states and the national government remain supreme within their own spheres, each responsible for some policies

          

  4. implied powerspowers of the federal government that go beyond those enumerated in the Constitution

          

  5. elastic clauseArticle VI of the Constitution, which makes the Constitution, national laws, and treaties supreme over state laws when the national government is acting within its constitutional limits

          

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