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marcus chapter 3 review - 3 a Article VI A provision of the...

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3 a. Article VI A provision of the Constitution that makes the laws and treaties of the federal government the “supreme law of the land.” b. block grants A grant that could be used for a variety of purposes, usually with few accompanying restrictions. c. categorical grants A federal grant for a specific purpose, often with accompanying conditions and/or requiring a local match. d. conditions of aid Federal rules that states must follow if they choose to receive their federal grants with which the rules are associated. e. confederation system A system in which the state governments are sovereign and the national government may do only what the states permit. f. devolution An effort to shift responsibility for a wide range of domestic programs from Washington to the states. g. dual federalism The doctrine that both state and national governments are supreme in their respective spheres. h. federal system A system in which sovereignty is shared between the national and the state governments. i. fiscal federalism A form of federal regulation used to reduce local control over local government service through federal grants. j. grants-in-aid Federal funds provided to states and localities. k. intergovernmental lobby An interest group made up of mayors, governors, and other state and local officials who depend on federal funds. l. mandates Federal rules that states must follow, whether they receive federal grants or not.
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