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5 Matching questions

  1. Gibbons v. Ogden
  2. federalism
  3. full faith and credit
  4. cooperative federalism
  5. intergovernmental relations
  1. a the workings of the federal system; the entire set of interactions among national, state, and local governments
  2. b a 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. c a system of government in which powers and policy assignments are shared between states and the national government
  4. d a clause in Article IV, Section 1, of the Constitution requiring each state to recognize the official documents and civil judgments rendered by the courts of other states
  5. e a landmark case decided in 1824 in which the Supreme Court interpreted very broadly the clause in Article I, Section 8, of the Constitution giving Congress the power to regulate interstate commerce, encompassing virtually every form of commercial activity

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. federal categorical grants distributed according to a formula specified in legislation or in administrative regulations
  2. the final paragraph of Article I, Section 8, of the Constitution, which authorizes Congress to pass all laws "necessary and proper" to carry out the enumerated powers
  3. powers of the federal government that are specifically addressed in the Constitution
  4. a clause in Article IV, Section 2, of the Constitution according citizens of each state most of the privileges of citizens of other states
  5. an 1819 Supreme Court decision that established the supremacy of the national governmnet over state governments

5 True/False questions

  1. dual federalisma system of government in which both the states and the national government remain supreme within their own spheres, each responsible for some policies


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


  3. project grantsfederal grants given more or less authomatically to states or communities to support broad programs in areas such as community development and social services


  4. extraditiona legal process whereby an alleged criminal offender is surrendered by the officials of one state to officials of the state in which the crime is alleged to have been committed


  5. unitary governmenta way of organizing a nation so that all power resides in the central government


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