Chapter 3 Vocabulary

Chapter 3 Vocabulary - Devolution Revolution is the effort...

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Devolution Revolution is the effort to slow the growth of the federal government by returning many functions to the states. Federalism is a constitutional arrangement whereby power is distributed between a central government and sub divisional governments. Unitary System is a Constitutional arrangement in which power is concentrated in a central government. Confederation is a Constitutional arrangement in which sovereign nations or states, by compact, create a central government but carefully limit its power and not give it direct authority over individuals. Express Powers is/are powers specifically granted to one of the branches of the national government by the Constitution. Implied powers is/are powers inferred from the express powers that allow Congress to carry out its functions. The necessary and proper clause states that Congress has the right to make laws carrying out all powers vested by the Constitution in the national government.
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