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Federalism

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34 questions
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  • Q1
    Allows the Federal government to make laws giving it power to carry out the powers enumerated in the Constitution.
    Necessary and Proper Clause
    Supremacy Clause
    Delegated Powers
    Ex post facto laws
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  • Q2
    Powers that are specifically listed in the Constitution.
    Inherent Powers
    Implied powers
    Enumerated powers
    Reserved Powers
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  • Q3
    These are powers that all governments have.
    Implied Powers
    Delegated Powers
    Inherent Powers
    Expressed Powers
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  • Q4
    Ensures that states will recognize and honor all legal proceedings and documents of other states.
    Privileges and Immunities Clause
    Santa Clause
    Full Faith and Credit Clause
    Supremacy Clause
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  • Q5
    Gives you all the rights and freedoms of the citizens in a state even if you aren't a citizen
    Full Faith and Credit Clause
    Supremacy Clause
    Privileges and Immunities Clause
    Expressed Clause
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  • Q6
    The ability to establish local governments
    Expressed Power
    Reserved Power
    Enumerated Power
    Implied Power
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  • Q7
    Which part of the government helps solve conflicts between states and the Federal government?
    Supreme Court
    Supremacy Clause
    Executive Branch
    Legislative Branch
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  • Q8
    Which grant is usually very broad and allows the government to spend it on a variety of things?
    Block Grant
    Grant-in-aid
    Categorical Grant
    US Grant
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  • Q9
    Which is the best explanation of Devolution?
    Fiscal Federalism
    The returning of power to the states
    The Federal government gaining power
    A change in the relationship between state and Federal government
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  • Q10
    What is Fiscal Federalism?
    All of the above
    How the states influence the Federal government
    How the Federal government uses money to influence state and local governments
    How the Federal government influences other countries
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  • Q11
    The clause that says no state law or constitution can conflict with any national law is known as what?
    Commerce Clause
    Enumerated Clause
    Necessary and Proper Clause
    Supremacy Clause
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  • Q12
    What is the name of the system that divides power between the national and state governments?
    Unitary
    Federal
    Republic
    Confederal
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  • Q13
    What are powers that are specifically listed and given only to the national government?
    Enumerated Powers
    Implied Powers
    Inherent Powers
    Concurrent Powers
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  • Q14
    What are powers that allow the national government to carry out enumerated powers?
    Concurrent Powers
    Implied Powers
    Inherent Powers
    Enumerated Powers
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  • Q15
    What is another name for the "elastic clause"?
    Inherent Powers
    Enumerated Powers
    Concurrent Powers
    Implied Powers
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  • Q16
    What is the term used to describe powers that a national government has simply because it is a government?
    Inherent Powers
    Concurrent Powers
    Implied Powers
    Enumerated Powers
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  • Q17
    What are powers not listed in the Constitution that are denied to the national government?
    Inherent Powers
    Reserved Powers
    Expressed Powers
    Implied Powers
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  • Q18
    Which amendment gives powers to the states that are not listed in the Constitution?
    10th
    9th
    8th
    15th
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  • Q19
    What is the term for powers shared by both state and national governments?
    Enumerated Powers
    Concurrent Powers
    Inherent Powers
    Reserved Powers
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  • Q20
    According to the Constitution, a state cannot make treaties with other countries.
    False
    True
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