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Understanding American Politics and Government

Political Science

Quiz 4 :
Federalism

Quiz 4 :
Federalism

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The __________ party favored a strong national government.
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Prior to the ratification of the Constitution,the United States was governed by the Articles of __________.
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In a __________ system,local and regional governments derive authority from the national government.
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What are the two types of powers given to the national government under the United States Constitution?
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Dual federalism's sharp line of separation between national and state responsibilities was blurred by cooperative federalism,which rose to prominence beginning in the __________.
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Under the system created by the Framers,the national and state governments share power and derive all authority from __________.
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The U.S.Constitution establishes that federal law is __________ in conflicts between federal and state law.
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The __________ Amendment says that 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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__________ powers are shared by the federal and state governments.
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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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A __________ grant is a large grant to a state by the federal government with only general spending guidelines.
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In the 1980s and 1990s,the Republican party led the __________ "revolution," which demanded that the national government return administrative authority to state governments.
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What was the first major Supreme Court decision to define the relationship between the federal and state governments?
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__________ is the right of state to declare a federal law void.
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In Gibbons v.Ogden,the Supreme Court held that Congress has the power to regulate __________ activity.
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The __________ Mandates Reform Act of 1995 prevented Congress from passing costly federal programs without a debate about how to fund them.
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States cannot be sued in federal court because of which of the following?
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The Framers adopted a federal system of government partly because they feared __________.
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Which clause of the U.S.Constitution did the Supreme Court interpret in McCulloch v.Maryland?
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__________ grants typically allocate federal dollars based upon population.
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