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Governing Texas Study Set 3

Political Science

Quiz 3 :

Texas in the Federal System

Quiz 3 :

Texas in the Federal System

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Governors and state officials would tend to favor which type of federal funding, since it provides flexibility in terms of how the funds can be used?
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C

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Federalism is often used in countries that have
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D

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The Social Security Act of 1935 created which of the following for eligible participants?
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A

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Dual federalism is also known as
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Under the New Deal, federalism is frequently described as
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Which of the following is an accurate statement about the Tenth Amendment?
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In his landmark cases, Chief Justice John Marshall generally
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Which 1869 Supreme Court case resolved the debate over whether states can secede from the Union?
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During the Nullification Crisis of 1833, South Carolina tried to assert the right to veto (or nullify)
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In the case of Gibbons v. Ogden (1824), the Supreme Court decided that
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During the New Deal period, in the Supreme Court a 1942 case (Wickard v. Filburn), it was argued that
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The understanding that the national government and state governments are both sovereign within their sphere of influence is called
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A system of government in which power is divided between a central government and regional governments is known as
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Which of the following requires state governments to spend their own money to meet standards imposed on them by the federal government?
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During which president's administration did the federal government's power, especially with regard to the economy, increase the most?
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A defining characteristic of federalism is that
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According to the Tenth Amendment, any powers not delegated to the national government by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the states,
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The use of block grants, allowing states considerable leeway in how federal money is spent, was championed by President ________ under the name New Federalism.
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The U.S. Constitution created a system of government where both the federal and state governments are sovereign. This means that both the federal and state governments derive their power from
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The 1819 McCulloch v. Maryland case ________ the powers of the federal government.
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