Federalism - Federalism Chapter 3 In this chapter we will...

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Federalism Chapter 3
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In this chapter we will learn about the definition of federalism and the alternatives the founders rejected when they made this compromise the ways the balance of power in American federalism has shifted over time the structure of federalism today and the ways the national government tries to secure state cooperation
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Federalism Enumerated powers of Congress: congressional powers specifically named in the Constitution (Article I, Section 8) Necessary and proper clause: constitutional authorization for Congress to make any law required to carry out its powers; also known as the elastic clause
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Federalism, cont’d. Supremacy clause: constitutional declaration (Article VI) that the Constitution and laws made under its provisions are the supreme law of the land Concurrent powers: powers shared by the federal and state governments Where powers begin and end is confusing and controversial
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Two views of federalism Dual federalism: national and state governments
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This note was uploaded on 06/18/2010 for the course POL SCI political taught by Professor Any during the Spring '10 term at Ohio State.

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Federalism - Federalism Chapter 3 In this chapter we will...

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