5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Intergovernmental Lobby
- Representative democracy
- a Federal rules that tell state governments what they must do with or without federal government funding. Mostly civil rights and environmental issues.
- b Made up os mayors, governors, police chiefs, etc. who tend to count on federal funds.
- c The shifting of national government actions to that of the states. Examples include welfare and health care.
- d Leaders make decisions by winning a competitive struggle for the popular vote.
- e Political authority given by law or by written constitution.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Federal money for specific purposes. A more specific type of Grants in Aid. I.E. build a specific airport. Usually requires some sort of "matching" funds.
- First 10 Amendments to the Constitution in which basic rights are guaranteed. Was added to the Constitution before ratification in order to appease the Antifederalists.
- Proposal to create a strong national government in which representation was based on state population and power was separated into three branches, including a bicameral legislature. The national government was to have supreme powers on all matters on which the states were not competent to act separately.
- Federal funds provided to states for services such as airports , highways, and education.
- The power of the Supreme Court to declare an act of Congress unconstitutional. It is used to limit the power of popular majorities.
5 True/False questions
United States v. Morrison → Said that attacks against women are not, and do not substantially affect, interstate commerce. Thus voided the Violence Against Women Act.
Alden v. Maine → The shifting of national government actions to that of the states. Examples include welfare and health care.
Power → Voters can remove an elected official from office if enough of signatures are gathered on a petition and then it is brought to a vote.
Printz v. U.S. → Congress shall have the power to "make all laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into execution the foregoing powers.
United States v. Lopez → Held that Congress had exceeded its commerce clause power by prohibiting guns on school property.