POLS I (4) - The triad of powers 1. Interstate commerce...

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Federalism Power-sharing Aspects of a federal system 1. A federal system contains multiple levels of government. 2. Neither the central government nor state government exercise the total power of government. *Federal laws usually trump state laws (Federal laws > State laws) California Medical Marijuana In the United States. .. Our constitution defines Federal powers State powers are reserved "Triad of Powers"- guide federalism
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Unformatted text preview: The triad of powers 1. Interstate commerce clause-power of congress to regulate trade within states has been used to: Regulate commerce Pass civil rights legislation Gun control Gun free school zone laws Action must be traditional or integral to the state Garcia vs. San Antonio (1985) Fair Labor Standards Act 2. General welfare clause Congress provides for the general well-being of the United States...
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