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Federalism: Chapter 4 1. Define federalism. Pages 94 – 95. Federalism is a system in which a written constitution divides the powers of government of a territorial basis, between a central government and several regional governments, unusually called states or provinces. 2. Describe the importance of the 10 th Amendment. Page 95. The importance of the 10 th amendment is that it established the division of powers amongst the states. 3. What is federalism’s primary strength? Page 95. Federalism allows action in matters of local concern and national action in matters of wider concern. 4. Define, and give examples of the three powers delegated to the national government. Page 96. Three powers delegated to the national government are expressed powers, implied powers, and inherent powers. Expressed powers are those powers delegated to the National Government. It includes the power to lay and collect taxes. Implied powers are not entirely expressed in the Constitution, but implied by the expressed powers. An example would be prohibiting racial discrimination in public areas such as restaurants, theaters, and hotels. Inherent Powers are the powers that belong to the National Government because it is the national government of a sovereign state in the world community. An example of inherent powers would be the power to regulate immigration.
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