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Government Ch. 6

Federalism A system in which governmental power is divided into two or more levels
Delegated Powers Powers specifically given by the Constitution that define limits of its authority
Enumerated Powers Expressed powers specifically granted to national government by the Constitution
Implied Powers Powers not spelled out by the Constitution but derived from enumerated powers
Reserved Powers Constitution neither delegates to national government nor denies to states that are reserved for states and people
How can state laws cause discord between states? Speed limits and seat belt laws
What did McCulloch v. Maryland determine? Prohibited states taxing national institutions within their own borders
Where in the Constitution are the powers of States made apparent? Tenth Amendment
What is the source of local government? Bill of Rights
"Save in the defense of my native state, I never desire again to draw my own sword." Robert E. Lee
"In America the Legislature of each state is supreme; nothing can impede Alexis de Toqueville
Before Amendment XVII, state legislature had reserved powers to perform what function? Select U.S. Senators
What did Amendment XVII do to the identification with one's state over national identity? People's identities began to be more associated with nation than state.
Would you consider James Madison a strict constructionist or a broad Strict Constructionist
"Such a power is not expressly given by the Constitution, and believing.... it cannot be deduced from any part of it.... I have no option but to veto the bill. James Madison
Created by: drbnewton