notes for mod 4 test - The most important source of revenue for STATES is income taxes inheritance taxes property taxes sales taxes U7L2-US History

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The most important source of revenue for STATES is: income taxes inheritance taxes property taxes sales taxes U7L2-US History article: Financing State and Local Government. Sales tax is the most important source of revenue for STATES. Some states, like Oregon, don’t charge a sales tax and so must make up the revenue in other ways, like larger property taxes or registration fees. Property taxes provide the chief source of income for LOCAL governments today. 0 of 2 X 2. The court case Gonzales v. Raich was seen as supporting the expanding use of the Commerce Clause because: The Court held that anything could conceivably be seen as a having a slight impact on commerce was subject to federal regulation. The Court ruled that the President could make any law so long he/she made a connection to imported goods. The Court ruled that the Commerce Clause was supported by the Tenth Amendment of the Constitution. The Court supported expanded taxation on imported goods-thus expanding the meaning of the Commerce Clause. U7L1-Boundless article: The New Federalism and State Control The Gonzales v. Raich ruling supported the right of Congress to regulate items even if they do not cross state lines. The Court thus extended the meaning of the Commerce Clause to
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include items that have not been bought, sold, or moved across state lines. 0 of 2 X 3. The United States government works with the UN as part of its participation in the Convention against Transnational Organized Crime. The most commonly seen international organized crimes are in which areas? Money laundering and cyber crimes Kidnapping and pirating activities Murder and war crimes All of these are correct U8L3-Boundless article: Global Crime The most widespread international crimes include money laundering, cyber crimes, human smuggling and trafficking of drugs, prohibited weapons, endangered species, body parts, and nuclear materials. 0 of 2 4. Recognized Native American groups such as the Blackfoot, who have their own reservations, are a sovereign nation. What does this mean? It means they are in charge of their own government, police and fire protection, and environmental controls. It means they have very little power or control under the United States Constitution. It means they can do anything they want without the federal government’s interference.
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None of these is correct. U7L2-Discovery video: The Way We Live: Balance of Power: Politics and Government Since Native American reservations are considered sovereign governments, they have rights that are very similar to the states. They can create their own taxes and form their own governments. Likewise, they have the same limits as do the states. Since they are sovereign, the federal government may negotiate agreements with them, such as hunting and fishing rights, which the states must respect.
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