AP United States Government and PoliticsANALYTICAL READING ACTIVITIES TOPIC 1.8
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Analytical Reading ActivitiesAP U.S. Government and Politics3Topic 1.8: Constitutional Interpretations of FederalismSource AnalysisBefore You ReadTo prepare for reading two arguments about the Tenth Amendment, list what you know about powers that the states have and some that the federal government has. List your thoughts in the chart below. Then, respond to the questions that follow the chart. Powers that States HavePowers that the Federal Government Has Powers that both States and the Federal Government HaveWhy do you think the founders gave some powers to the states and some powers to the federal government?Why would some people want to limit the powers given to the federal government?Required Document: The Tenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United StatesPaired with: Matters of Debate essays from the National Constitution Center Related Concepts:◼Federalism◼Bill of Rights◼Federalist and Antifederalists ◼Necessary and Proper Clause◼Enumerated Powers◼Implied PowersComparisonExplain the reasons for similarities and differencesSource AnalysisExplain how the author’s argument or perspective relates to political principles, institutions, processes, policies, and behaviors.
Analytical Reading ActivitiesAP U.S. Government and Politics4The Tenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution
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