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US Government Unit 2

1st amendment government cannot create an official religion,but had to protect the people to worship as pleased
Establishment clause unconstitutional to establish a state religion
Free exercise clause right to worship as one chooses
15th amendment African Americans given the right to vote
19th amendment women given the right to vote
reserved powers powers only belonging to the states
inherent powers powers that belong to the government just by the nature of government
voting rights act of 1965 African Americans, Asian Americans
civil rights act of 1964 African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Asian Americans,Indian American
Exclusion act Asian Americans
women .Equal opportunity act............Title IX of Higher Education act
Due Process requires the government to follow the law protects inalienable rights from governmental abuses, found in the 5th 14th amendments
Dual Federalism the national and state governments do NOT interact with each other
cooperative Federalism the national and state governments interact with each other
Separation of Powers Only congress makes laws
Checks and balances congress can override a veto with a 2/3rds vote
Federalism the powers that are not given to the Federal government go to the states
Enumerated powers Powers listed and delegated to the Federal government by the Constitution
Implied Powers powers not specifically written but required for the government to execute its laws
Popular Sovereignty the government gets its power from the people
Limited government government may exercise only the powers given in the Constitution
Limited Government popular sovereignty; Constitutional amendments; Representative;Democracy
Amendment Process the congress makes the law and the states approve the law making it federalism
Anti-Federalist were opposed to the Constitution because lacked a bill of right.,..central government had too much power.... prohibited states from printing money
Created by: casperdoe
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