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Chapter 4 notes

Chapter 4 notes - legislative(makes law and...

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Chapter 4 Basic Principles Federalism-the division of governing power between the federal government and the state Federal supremacy- federal law takes precedence over conflicting state law Federal preemption- right of the federal government to regulate matters within its power to the exclusion of regulation by the states. (No interference) Judicial review- examination of governmental actions to determine whether they conform to the US constitution . (John Marshall in Marbury vs. Madison) Separation of powers- allocation of powers among executive (enforce law),
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Unformatted text preview: legislative(makes law), and judicial (interprets law) branches of government Powers of Government • Federal commerce power- exclusive power of the federal government to regulate commerce with other nations among the states. • State regulation of commerce- the commerce clause of the constitution restricts the states’ power to regulate the activities if the result obstructs interstate commerce. • Eminent domain- government’s power to take private property for public use with the payment of compensation....
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