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5 Matching questions

  1. Tenth Amendment
  2. supremacy clause
  3. implied powers
  4. Gibbons v. Ogden
  5. elastic clause
  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 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. d 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. 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 given for specific purposes and awarded on the basis of the merits of applications
  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 workings of the federal system; the entire set of interactions among national, state, and local governments
  4. powers of the federal government that are specifically addressed in the Constitution
  5. federal categorical grants distributed according to a formula specified in legislation or in administrative regulations

5 True/False questions

  1. 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

          

  2. extraditiona 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. cooperative federalisma system of government in which powers and policy assignments are shared between states and the national government

          

  4. privileges and immunitiesa clause in Article IV, Section 2, of the Constitution according citizens of each state most of the privileges of citizens of other states

          

  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

          

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