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Power to exercise direct authority over individuals is distributed between a central (national) government and subdivisional (state) governments.
Both exercise jurisdiction at the same time, overlapping powers given to BOTH (SHARED) federal and state governments.
Legal process whereby an alleged criminal offender is surrendered by the officials of one state to officials of the state in which the crime is alleged to have been committed.
Powers inferred from the expressed powers that allow Congress to carry out its functions. Derived from the "necessary and proper" or "elastic" clause.
An agreement among two or more states.
Power specifically written in the Constitution and given to the federal government.
Powers not specifically granted to the federal government or denied to the states belong to the states and the people
Admission of states
Congress admits but the president can veto
Federal protection of the states
1. Always occurs in times of foreign attack/invasion
2. Can occur in times of domestic violence if the state asks for help
The powers explicitly given to Congress and listed in the Constitution; also called expressed powers.
Article I, Section 8, of the Constitution, which allows Congress to make all laws that are "necessary and proper" to carry out the powers of the Constitution. This gives Congress implied or extended powers.
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