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1

The Constitution's commerce clause says that _________ shall have the power to "regulate commerce" among the states.

Congress

2

Authors of Federalist papers:

Hamilton and Madison

3

Where do these powers belong to?
Enumerated
Implied
Reserved

Enumerated = national
Implied = national
Reserved = states

4

What characterized the era of duel federalism?

State supremacy in racial policy

5

What happened during the New Deal period?

-The New Deal programs thirst federal power into policy areas previously reserved for the states.
-The Supreme Court struck down key pieces of the New Deal programs.

6

What kind of system of government is one in which the power to govern is shared between a national government and smaller governments, which each retaining some exclusive power?

federal

7

What is the necessary and proper, or elastic, clause of the Constitution?

Allows Congress to have powers that are not listed in the Constitution but needed to exercise listed powers

8

The Constitution enumerates powers for which level of government?

federal

9

Which amendment provides equal protection for all citizens under the laws?

fourteenth amendment

10

States alone are sovereign in a...

confedaracy

11

Who began to move power, funds, and responsibility back to the states in what was called new federalism?

Ronald Reagan

12

According to the supremacy clause in Article VI of the Constitution, which layer of government prevails whenever federal and state law conflict?

federal

13

In Gibbons v. Ogden (1824), the Supreme Court ruled that...

Congress's commerce power included all aspects of trade between states

14

Which of the following conditions or strings is typically attached to a categorical formula grant?

The state or local government must provide some of the funding

15

Which post-Civil War amendment required states to give their residents due process of law?

Fourteenth amendment

16

The doctrine by which state and national authority was separated precisely is known as:

dual federalism