SS.7.C.3.4 VOCAB

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concurrent powers
powers shared by the national, state, and/or local government
federalism
a system of government in which power is divided and shared between national, state, and local government
reserved powers
powers that are not granted to the federal government that belong to (are reserved for) the states and the people
Supremacy Clause
the clause that states that the U.S. Constitution is the supreme law of the land, and that national laws are supreme over state laws, found in Article VI (six)
Tenth Amendment
the final amendment in the Bill of Rights, it states: "The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people."
enumerated or delegated powers
the powers specifically named and assigned to the federal government or prohibited to be exercised by the states under the U.S. Constitution