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a system of government in which a written constitution divides the powers of government on a territorial basis between central and several smaller governments
powers expressed, implied, or inherent granted to the national government by the constitution
delegated powers of the national government that are spelled out in the constitution
powers the constitution is presumed to have delegated to the national government because it's the government of a sovereign state within the world community
grants of federal money or other resources to the states and/or their cities, countries, and other local units
form of federal monetary aid under which congress gave a share of federal tax revenue, with virtually no restrictions, to the states, cities, counties, and townships
one type of federal grants-in-aid; made for some specific closely defined, purpose
one type of federal grants-in-aid for some particular but broadly defined area of public policy
one type of federal grants-in-aid; made for specific projects to states, localities, and private agences who apply for them
Full Faith and Credit Clause
constitution's requirement that each State accept the public acts, records, and judicial proceedings of every other state
the legal process by which a fugitive from justice in one state is returned to that state
Privileges and Immunities Clause
no state can draw unreasonable distinctions between its own residents and those persons who happen to live in other states
a group of persons who seek to control government through the winning of elections and the holding of public office
electoral district from which one person is chosen by the voters for each elected office
a system in which several major and many lesser parties exist, seriously compete for, and actually win, public offices
a temporary alliance of several groups who come together to form a working majority and so to control a government
parties based on a particular set of beliefs, a comprehensive view of social, economic, and political matters
Economic Protest Parties
parties rooted in poor economic times, lacking a clear ideological base, dissatisfied with current conditions and demanding better times
voting for candidates of different parties for different offices at the same elections
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