Federalism

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Federalism


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  • 1. 
    ____ is a system of government in which there is a state and national government.
    • A. 

      Unitary

    • B. 

      Federation

    • C. 

      Confederation

    • D. 

      Dictatorsip

  • 2. 
    What powers are only given to the national government?
    • A. 

      Inherent

    • B. 

      Reserved

    • C. 

      Concurrent

    • D. 

      Enumerated

  • 3. 
    Concurrent powers are constitutional powers that
    • A. 

      Shared by executive and legislative branches

    • B. 

      Given exclusively to the national government

    • C. 

      Shared by legislative and judicial branch

    • D. 

      Shared by state and national governments

  • 4. 
    Which part of the Constitution establishes that the national government can override the state government
    • A. 

      Elastic clause

    • B. 

      Full faith and credit clause

    • C. 

      Necessary and proper clause

    • D. 

      Supremecy clause

  • 5. 
    What component of interstate relationships requires states to return criminals to states where they have been convicted of a crime or are on trial
    • A. 

      Extradition

    • B. 

      Full Faith and Credit

    • C. 

      Interstate Priviledge

    • D. 

      Interstate Compact

  • 6. 
    One example of a reserved power is __________________________________
  • 7. 
    ___________ ____________ carry the same weight as a treaty but are used between states.
  • 8. 
    Type of federalism where national and state governments are seperate but have equal amounts of power.
    • A. 

      Creative

    • B. 

      Dual

    • C. 

      Cooperative

    • D. 

      Devolution Revolution (new)

  • 9. 
    What type of federalism started with the Great Depression and was characterized by intense government activity?
    • A. 

      Creative

    • B. 

      Dual

    • C. 

      Cooperative

    • D. 

      Devolution Revolution (new)

  • 10. 
    ______________ federalism is also called layer-cake federalism becuase of the distinctions and seperation between national and state governments.
  • 11. 
    The ________________ is the supreme law in the United States.
  • 12. 
    ___________ is the type of grant given for broad purposes such as welfare or education.
  • 13. 
    What type of grant is given for specific purposes to ensure that federal money is spent as Congress sees fit.
    • A. 

      Categorical

    • B. 

      Block

    • C. 

      Project

  • 14. 
    What type of federalism is characterized by Lyndon B. Johnson's "Great Society?" (Common planning and decision making between both federal and state governments)
    • A. 

      Creative

    • B. 

      Dual

    • C. 

      Cooperative

    • D. 

      Devolution Revolution (new)

  • 15. 
    One court case that was significant for federalism was _________________ (3 possible answers).
  • 16. 
    Name one concurrent power.
  • 17. 
    Name one enumerated power.