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5 Matching questions

  1. intergovernmental relations
  2. categorical grants
  3. elastic clause
  4. McCulloch v. Maryland
  5. dual federalism
  1. a the workings of the federal system; the entire set of interactions among national, state, and local governments
  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 system of government in which both the states and the national government remain supreme within their own spheres, each responsible for some policies
  4. d an 1819 Supreme Court decision that established the supremacy of the national governmnet over state governments
  5. e 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

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. federal categorical grants distributed according to a formula specified in legislation or in administrative regulations
  2. federal categorical grants given for specific purposes and awarded on the basis of the merits of applications
  3. a clause in Article IV, Section 2, of the Constitution according citizens of each state most of the privileges of citizens of other states
  4. powers of the federal government that go beyond those enumerated in the Constitution
  5. a way of organizing a nation so that all power resides in the central government

5 True/False questions

  1. Tenth Amendmenta way of organizing a nation so that all power resides in the central government

          

  2. 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

          

  3. cooperative federalismthe 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. supremacy 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

          

  5. fiscal federalismthe 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