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Texas Government Exam 2
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When the Obama administration made the "Stream Protection Rule" policy, Texas state officials ____________ in protest of perceived federal government overreach.
sued the federal government
A system of government in which power is divided between a central government and regional (or state) governments is called a ______ system.
A benefit of a federal system is _____. Mark all that apply.
consistent policies a
states may act as "laboratories of democracy"
state policies are better able to reflect local concerns
flexible system in adapting to changes
state discriminatory laws can be overruled by the federal government
limits powers of national and state governments
Which U.S. Constitutional Amendment reserves powers to the states?
Article 1, Section 8, Clause 18 of the Constitution, "Congress shall have the power...To make all laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into execution the foregoing powers, and all other powers vested by this Constitution in the government of the United States" created
Each state is required to recognize the "public Acts, Records, and judicial Proceedings" from other states in ______________ of the U.S. Constitution
The case involving the question of "Are states allowed to control commerce between states?" was
Gibbons v. Ogden
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