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5 Matching questions

  1. supremacy clause
  2. Tenth Amendment
  3. cooperative federalism
  4. fiscal federalism
  5. enumerated powers
  1. a a system of government in which powers and policy assignments are shared between states and the national government
  2. b constitutional amendment stating, "The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the states, are reserved to the states respectively, or to the people."
  3. c Article 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
  4. d powers of the federal government that are specifically addressed in the Constitution
  5. e the 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

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. federal categorical grants distributed according to a formula specified in legislation or in administrative regulations
  3. 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. federal categorical grants given for specific purposes and awarded on the basis of the merits of applications
  5. 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 True/False questions

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

          

  2. unitary governmentconstitutional amendment stating, "The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the states, are reserved to the states respectively, or to the people."

          

  3. intergovernmental relationsfederal 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

          

  4. implied powerspowers of the federal government that are specifically addressed in the Constitution

          

  5. 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