Civics 7 grade federal government
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powers shared by the national, state, and/or local government
the powers specifically named and assigned to the federal government or prohibited to be exercised by the states under the U.S. Constitution, also known as enumerated powers
the powers specifically named and assigned to the federal government or prohibited to be exercised by the states under the U.S. Constitution, also known as delegated powers
Deals with issues that affect the entire country. The organization through which political authority is exercised at the national level, government of the United States Central government
a system of government in which power is divided and shared between national, state, and local government
the governing body of a municipality or county
powers that are not granted to the federal government that belong to (are reserved to) the states and the people, see Tenth AmendmenT
the organization through which political authority is exercised at the state level, government of a specific state
Clause the clause that states that the U.S. Constitution is the supreme law of the land, and that national laws are supreme over state laws, found in Article VI
the final amendment in the Bill of Rights, it states: "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."
types of delegate power
Include the power to print money
Not written clearly in the constitution, instead the constitution gives the federal powers that are proper and necessary for carrying the expressed powers. Example The constitution gives the federal government the power to establish post offices but does not give the power to print postage stamps.
not listed in the constitution but are necessary for the federal government to function
Any power the constitution does not five to the federal government is reserved to the states
some state powers overlap with the federal government
they get their power from the state where they are located, and each sate gives slightly different powers i local governments. Counties, cities, towns, townships, boroughs, and parishes are all typsof local government.
duties and roles given to a person in office
full faith and credit clause
ensures that each state will accept the decisions of civil courts in other states
process of returning fugitives to a state or country