PSCI102 f07 political science Chapter 3 FEDERALISM outline

PSCI102 f07 political science Chapter 3 FEDERALISM outline...

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Chapter 3, Federalism 12/09/2007 23:11:00 Federalism—a hybrid arrangement that mixes elements of a confederation, in  which lower-level government possess all real authority, and unitary government, in  which the national government monopolizes constitutional  authority. Dual Federalism- the simplest possible arrangement, leaving the states and the  national government to preside over mutually exclusive “spheres of sovereignty. Shared Federalism- Recognizes that the national and state governments jointly  supply services to citizenry. Nationalization- shifting to the national government responsibilities traditionally  exercised by the sates. Supremacy Clause- that any law made shall be the supreme law of the land and  that judges in every state shall be bound thereby. Commerce Clause- congress shall have power to regulate commerce with  foreign nations, and among several states and within the Indian tribes. Elastic Clause- the congress shall have power to make all laws which shall be  necessary and proper for crying into execution. Basically the congress can make laws 
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2008 for the course POLI SCI 102 taught by Professor Binder during the Fall '07 term at UCSD.

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PSCI102 f07 political science Chapter 3 FEDERALISM outline...

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