supports federalism by helping create state policy and enforcing national policy
National Governors Association
Identify which of its powers the national government uses to carry out the actions listed in the graphic organizer:
Which of the following is not a concurrent power shared by the federal and state governments?
NOT! holding courts
Which of the following powers are granted to the national government by the Constitution?
granted by Article I of the Constitution, this allows Congress to take any action they deem necessary and proper for the benefit of the country
Three constitutional provisions have helped to change our national government. Choose the answer that best completes the chart, determining the impact of provisions.
NOT! balanced power between state and national government
Chief Justice Roger B. Taney and others who favor local action believe in
the states' rights position.
Passed in 1964, the ______________ outlawed racial discrimination in public accommodations.
Civil Rights Act
How is the Civil Rights Act a show of federalism?
NOT! (B) The federal government used the public accommodations as a way to practice equality regardless of race.
Federalism contributes to economic and political differences among the states because it
permits each state freedom.
How does the Sunshine Law show how the states are able to adapt in order to be more efficient?
It forces public officials to meet in an open forum whenever issues are discussed.
When the same directors serve on the board of two or more competing companies, these companies have
This free trade agreement, signed by the United States, removed trade barriers in North America.
This act was the first higher education legislation by Congress enacted in 1862 and dealt with agricultural, engineering and military training.
The Morill Act
The key ingredient for public housing, which is focused on helping poor people lease a dwelling, is:
The Monroe Doctrine sought to perpetuate a belief that the United States was protecting Latin America from European domination when, in fact,
NOT! the United States was too isolated to look to the affairs of Latin America.
The principle of ____ works to keep international peace and order by uniting most world nations.
If the US builds up its military in order to intimidate others from attacking, this is called what?
America resisted expansion because imperial rule seemed inconsistent with America's _______.
While the world hoped that collective security would shape world events following World War II, events were in fact shaped largely by
relations between the United States and the Soviet Union.
Why do Constitutional laws have more power than the state laws?
The Constitution is the supreme law of the land.
If Don's business is serving as a traveling salesperson, the government allows him to deduct his mileage expenses. What government policy allows him to do so?
"In the fields of health, housing, urban renewal, transportation, welfare, education, poverty, and energy, it has been . . . people in government service . . . acting on the basis of their specialized and technical knowledge, who first perceived the problem, conceived the program, initially urged it on president and Congress, went on to help lobby it through to enactment, and then saw to its administration."
—Samuel H.Beer, 1986
According to political writer Samuel H. Beer, Congress is chiefly responsible for the increase in federal programs.
A ___________ is the combination of several corporations that have combined their stock and allowed a board of trustees to operate as a giant enterprise.
"The proposed Constitution, so far from implying an abolition of the State governments, makes them constituent parts of the national sovereignty, by allowing them a direct representation in the Senate, and leaves in their possession certain exclusive and very important portions of sovereign power. This fully corresponds . . . with the idea of a federal government."
—Alexander Hamilton, 1787
What concept was Hamilton defining?
In which of the four ways the government protects and promotes American business interests would a person be able to attend classes on sound management practices?
help for small businesses