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A system of government in which citizens elect representatives, or leaders, to make decisions about the laws for all the people.
Amendment to the United States Constitution (1913) gave Congress the power to tax income.
States can do all of the Following In federalism
Divides powers between states, make own laws, taxes,
the power of the Supreme Court to declare laws and actions of local, state, or national governments unconstitutional
Federal grants to states or local governments that are for specific programs or projects.
federal funds provided for a broad purpose, unrestricted by detailed requirements and regulations
Age Discrimination Act
Prohibits discrimination on the basis of age in hiring, firing, or compensating
Americans with Disabilities act
law passed in 1990 that protects people with disabilities from discrimination in employment and requires public services to be accessible.
Programs that the federal government requires states to implement without federal funding.
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