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Government in America Study Set 1

Political Science

Quiz 3 :

Federalism

Quiz 3 :

Federalism

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In Gibbons v.Ogden,the Supreme Court held that Congress has broad authority to regulate __________.
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A

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In the 1994 elections,the Republican Party advocated for a(n) __________ of national government authority to state governments.
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B

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A __________ grant is given to a state by the federal government with only general spending guidelines.
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In a(n) __________ system,local and regional governments derive authority from the national government.
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__________ helped establish the preeminence of the federal government over the states.
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The Framers adopted a federal system of government partly because they feared __________.
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Which of the following was the earliest major Supreme Court decision to define the relationship between the federal and state governments?
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Prior to the ratification of the Constitution,the United States was governed by the Articles of __________.
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The Constitution says that states are required to return a person charged with a crime in another state to that state for trial or imprisonment,a practice called __________.
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Although federalism is not unique to the United States,it is not a common method of governing.Only __________ of the 190 or so nations of the world have federal systems like that of the United States.
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In __________,powers are shared by the federal and state governments in a marble-cake fashion.
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Which amendment prohibits federal and state courts and federal administrative agencies from hearing cases in which a private party names a state as a defendant without the state's consent?
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Education and transportation policies are primarily state responsibilities.However,under __________ the federal government has also been making policy in these areas.
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Article VI of the U.S.Constitution establishes that federal law is __________ in conflicts between federal and state law.
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Before the ratification of the Constitution,the United States was organized as a(n) __________.
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__________ grants typically allocate federal dollars based on population.
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Which clause in the Constitution ensures that judicial decrees and contracts made in one state will be binding and enforceable in another?
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What are the two types of federal powers derived from Article I,section 8 of the U.S.Constitution?
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Which clause of the U.S.Constitution did the Supreme Court interpret in McCulloch v.Maryland as allowing Congress to create a national bank?
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The __________ Amendment says that those powers not given to the federal government and not prohibited to the states by the Constitution are reserved for the states and the people.
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