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5 Matching questions

  1. extradition
  2. project grants
  3. intergovernmental relations
  4. elastic clause
  5. implied powers
  1. a federal categorical grants given for specific purposes and awarded on the basis of the merits of applications
  2. b a 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
  3. c powers of the federal government that go beyond those enumerated in the Constitution
  4. d 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. e the workings of the federal system; the entire set of interactions among national, state, and local governments

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. powers of the federal government that are specifically addressed in the Constitution
  2. a clause in Article IV, Section 2, of the Constitution according citizens of each state most of the privileges of citizens of other states
  3. 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. an 1819 Supreme Court decision that established the supremacy of the national governmnet over state governments
  5. a way of organizing a nation so that all power resides in the central government

5 True/False questions

  1. 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

          

  2. dual 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

          

  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. categorical grantsfederal 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

          

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