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5 Matching questions

  1. implied powers
  2. privileges and immunities
  3. McCulloch v. Maryland
  4. intergovernmental relations
  5. supremacy clause
  1. a a clause in Article IV, Section 2, of the Constitution according citizens of each state most of the privileges of citizens of other states
  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 powers of the federal government that go beyond those enumerated in the Constitution
  4. d the workings of the federal system; the entire set of interactions among national, state, and local governments
  5. e an 1819 Supreme Court decision that established the supremacy of the national governmnet over state governments

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. powers of the federal government that are specifically addressed in the Constitution
  2. federal grants given more or less authomatically to states or communities to support broad programs in areas such as community development and social services
  3. 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
  4. 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."
  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. project grantsfederal categorical grants given for specific purposes and awarded on the basis of the merits of applications


  2. unitary governmenta way of organizing a nation so that all power resides in the central government


  3. 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


  4. formula grantsfederal categorical grants distributed according to a formula specified in legislation or in administrative regulations


  5. full faith and credita 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