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Politics of the United States
Government 2306: Chapter 3 Quiz
Terms in this set (15)
A unitary government operates
State government under a unitary system of government gets power from the
How much power does the central government have in a confederal system?
very little power
The laws created by the authority of the United States rise above state laws as a result of the
In order for Congress to carry out the enumerated powers the Constitution includes Section 8, otherwise known as the
Necessary and Proper Clause
The branch of government responsible for regulating commerce is
The right to tax belongs to
both federal and state governments
The Reserve Clause is another name for the
Thanks to federalism states and _____ have a major say in spending tax dollars.
local governments correct
Texans have a higher degree of trust in what level of government?
What event entrenched the value of state autonomy in the minds of Texans?
federal intervention following the Civil War
How much of the Texas budget is from the federal government?
just over a third
Disaster relief is a way for state and federal government to work together for
Most states prefer to receive federal funds through
How often does Texas win in court against the Federal government?
about 25% of the time
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