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Chapter 4 Holt

Carroll County-Chapter 4: Mr. C

Inherent powers possessed by any government of a sovereign nation
state powers one example is creating public school systems
enabling act directs a territory to draft a state constitution establishing a representative government
constitution highest authority to consult in disputes with the US government
civil laws laws that govern relationships among individuals and define people's legal rights
extradition process of sending a criminal back to his or her state of origin
revenue sharing former system by which federal tax dollars were distributed among state and local governments
criminal laws laws that forbid certain actions
interstate compacts agreements between states
elastic clause allows Congress to expand its authority
reserved powers guaranteed to the states by the tenth amendment
concurrent powers powers shared by the federal and state governments
federal powers one example is raising and supporting armed forces
republican representative government
federal mandates requirements imposed on state and local governments
Created by: rdchiar