5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Categorical grants
- McCulloch v. Maryland
- Block Grants
- Declaration of Independence
- Separation of Powers
- a Expanded the powers of Congress and confirmed the supremacy of the federal government in the exercise of those powers. Allowed the U.S. to establish a bank and disallowed the taxing of that bank by the states.
- b Money from the national government for programs in certain general ares that the states can use at their discretion within broad guidelines set by Congress.
- c Addressed the British violations of political liberties that were said to be unalienable.
- d Split of power between the three branches of government to prevent one branch from becoming too powerful. Also a split of power between federal and state governments for the same reason.
- e Federal money for specific purposes. A more specific type of Grants in Aid. I.E. build a specific airport. Usually requires some sort of "matching" funds.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Laws and regulations, not otherwise unconstitutional, that promote health, safety, and morals that can be undertaken by the states.
- Madison's response to controlling factions through the creation of a large republic.
- The shifting of national government actions to that of the states. Examples include welfare and health care.
- Argues that the nation needed a loose confederation of states with most powers of government going to the state legislatures and state courts.
- Declare unconstitutional in Clinton et al. V. New York - Does not allow the president to veto specific items in tax and spending legislation.
5 True/False Questions
Conditions of Aid → Federal government must tell the state governments what they want to do if they want the federal government money.
Grants in Aid → Invalidated a federal law that required local police to conduct background checks on all gun purchases. A violation of the 10th Amendment.
Republic → Voters can remove an elected official from office if enough of signatures are gathered on a petition and then it is brought to a vote.
11th Amendment → Protects states from lawsuits by citizens of other states or foreign nations.
Printz v. U.S. → Invalidated a federal law that required local police to conduct background checks on all gun purchases. A violation of the 10th Amendment.