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5 Matching questions

  1. implied powers
  2. fiscal federalism
  3. supremacy clause
  4. full faith and credit
  5. privileges and immunities
  1. a powers of the federal government that go beyond those enumerated in the Constitution
  2. b 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
  3. c a clause in Article IV, Section 1, of the Constitution requiring each state to recognize the official documents and civil judgments rendered by the courts of other states
  4. d 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. e a clause in Article IV, Section 2, of the Constitution according citizens of each state most of the privileges of citizens of other states

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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."
  2. a way of organizing a nation so that two or more levels of government have formal authority over the same land and people; system of shared power between units of government
  3. federal categorical grants distributed according to a formula specified in legislation or in administrative regulations
  4. federal grants given more or less authomatically to states or communities to support broad programs in areas such as community development and social services
  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. extraditiona legal process whereby an alleged criminal offender is surrendered by the officials of one state to officials of the state in which the crime is alleged to have been committed

          

  2. enumerated powerspowers of the federal government that go beyond those enumerated in the Constitution

          

  3. cooperative federalisma system of government in which both the states and the national government remain supreme within their own spheres, each responsible for some policies

          

  4. Gibbons v. Ogdena landmark case decided in 1824 in which the Supreme Court interpreted very broadly the clause in Article I, Section 8, of the Constitution giving Congress the power to regulate interstate commerce, encompassing virtually every form of commercial activity

          

  5. McCulloch v. Marylanda landmark case decided in 1824 in which the Supreme Court interpreted very broadly the clause in Article I, Section 8, of the Constitution giving Congress the power to regulate interstate commerce, encompassing virtually every form of commercial activity