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A federal order requiring a state to provide a service


An organization that keeps law-makers in touch with local politicians


Civil Laws passed by state legislatures are called

Public Acts

The national governments control of immigration is an example of

inherent powers

Affects criminals who flee a state to avoid punishment


Constitutional power gave Congress the authority to pass the civil rights act of 1964

commerce power

FDR and others who favor federal action believe in

nationalist position

An agreement between states is called

interstate compacts

For a territory to be admitted to the Union, the first step was for Congress to pass

enabling act

The constitution grants these powers to the national government

expressed, implied, inherent, powers

Article IV of the Constitution obligates states to give this to one another citizens

privileges and immunities

Chief justice Roger Taney and others who favored local action believed in

states rights against powers of the national government

This person helps feed many hungry people

David Levitt

This requires government meeting to be open to the public

sunshine law

The road to the national office begins here

at the local or state level

List your 3 powers

1. implied
2. expressed
3. inherent

what are the guarantees of the states

privileges & immunities, extradition, fugitive-slave clause

List the steps to become a state

1. congress pas enabling act
2. prepare constitution
3. approved by popular vote
4. submitted to Congress

List several privileges and immunities of non residents provided by the constitution

Citizens of each state shall be entitled to all privileges and immunities of citizens in several states
1. pass through or live in any state
2. use courts
3. make contracts
4. buy, sell, hold property
5. marry

Establishing diplomatic relation is an example of what power

inherent powers

The _________ must guarantee each state a republican form of government


A state can only sue another state in the

Supreme Court

The 16th amendment gave Congress the power to levy


Contributes to economic and political differences in the states because it permits each state freedom


national law overrules state law

supremacy Clause

denied to national government

1. cannot tax exports
2. cannot interfere with the ability of states to carry out their responsibilities

obligation of national government

1. regulate foreign and interstate commerce
2. coin money
3. provide an army and navy
4. declare war
5. Establish federal courts below the Supreme court
6. conduct foreign relations
7. exercise powers implied from the expressed powers

obligation of states

1. regulate interstate commerce
2. establish local government systems
3. administer elections
4. protect the public's health, welfare and morals

states' agreement to return criminals


agreement between states

interstate compact

supporter of state's rights position

Chief Justice Roger B. Taney

supporter of nationalist position

FDR, McCulloch v. Maryland, James Madison, John Jay, Alexander Hamilton

fed hungry people

David Levitt

elected at state level

senators, representatives, presidential electors

government control of immigration

inherent powers

constitution gives to national government

expressed, implied and inherent powers

enumerated powers

expressed powers

basis for elastic clause

necessary and proper clause

first step of Union admission

pass enabling act

state powers

reserved powers

both state and national powers

concurrent powers

federal income taxes

federal grants

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