American Government Chapter 4 TEST Prep

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The national government's control of immigration is an example of what kind of power?

inherent power

What kinds of powers does the Constitution grant to the national government?

delegated powers

The national government provides money to the states through

federal grants

Franklin D. Roosevelt and others who favor federal action believe in the _______________ position.

Nationalist position

Chief Justice Roger B. Taney and others who favor local action believe in the __________________ position

the state's rights position

An agreement between states is called a

compact

Laws that require periodic checks of goverment agencies to see if they are needed are called

sunset laws

What gives the federal government the right to tax your income

16th amendment

a federal order requiring states to provide a service is called a

mandate

the first step for congress, when admitting a new state to the Union is to pass an

enabling act

Article four of the Constitution obligates the states to give this to one another's citizens

privileges and immunities

This term refers to the organization of governmenet administrators who carry out legislation

bureaucracy

What do we call the return of criminals who flee a state to avoid punishment?

extradition

What gives Congress the authority to pass laws like the Civil Rights act of 1964?

the power to regulate commerce

What are three types of delegated powers?

expressed, implied and inherent

What laws require that government meeting be open to the public?

sunshine laws

What type of power would the government use to develop the space program, condut the draft of soldiers, or regulate nuclear power plants?

implied powers

What three things is the national government obligated to provide the states by the Constitution?

republican form of government, protection, territorial integrity

The expansion and growth of the national government is in large part due to three constitutional provisions, what are these three provisions?

the war powers, the power to regulate commerce, the power to tax and spend

Establishing diplomatic relations with other countries is an example of what type of power?

inherent power

The only place a state can sue another state is in the

supreme court

government action in response to an issue

public policy

government control of immigration is an example of

inherent power

enumerated powers in the Constitution are

delegated powers

the basis for the elastic clause

implied powers

State powers are also called

reserved powers

powers that the government does not have are called

denied powers

The clause of the Constitution that states that the national laws overrule state laws is called

Supremacy Clause

Powers directly stated in the Constitution are called the

Expressed powers

Powers that both the national government and the states have are called

concurrent powers

What two things must the states do for the national government?

pay for and conduct national elections, and aprove or reject proposed amendments to the Constitution.

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