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Ch. 4 Powers Vocab

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Federalism
system in which power is divided between the states and the national governments
Division of Powers
the separation of duties and responsibilities between the states and the national government
Delegated Powers
powers the constitution gives the national government
Expressed Powers
powers that are directly stated in the constitution
Implied Powers
powers that are not stated directly in the constitution but can be reasonably assumed by the expressed powers
Inherent Powers
powers that are not stated directly in the constitution but belong to the national government
Denied Powers
power the constitution denies to the national government
Reserved Powers
powers that belong exclusively to the 50 states
Concurrent Powers
powers that the states and the national government both exercise