Mr.Pena Chapter 9 Test (Based on Jeopardy Game)
Terms in this set (23)
Powers specifically given to the federal government by the US Constitution
Powers given to the state government alone
powers shared by the state and federal governments
The authority of a city to write and amend its own municipal charter
A small unit of local governments
The leader of the executive branch at the state level
A unit of government formed to meet specific needs, which can include several cities
In this form of government the city council serves as the legislative body, while the governor serves as the city's chief executive officers
Mayor Council Government
The basic plan for a local government unit that defines its powers, responsibilities, and organization.
Funds given by the federal government to sate and local governments for a broadly defined purposes.
The source of local governments power
Elected official in charge of county law enforcement
Municipalities Largest To Smallest
City, Town, Township, Village
Who is responsible for the collection of taxes?
Who ensures that no state funds are used without authorization?
What ensures that each state will accept the decisions of civil courts in other states?
Full faith and Credit clause
What method of appointing judges involves a committee preparing a list of qualified individuals from which the governor then selects?
Where do powers of state government come from?
The 10th Amendment
3 ways in which the legislature can be bypassed at the state level
Initiative, referendum, and recall
SA: Ways in which State government cooperate with one another
SA: Compare and contrast the powers of the federal and state government
SA: Services performed by local governments, What and Why?
SA: County manager advantages and disadvantages