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Name____________ Worksheet for federalism A.Implied Power or State Power? Use your Federal Power Cheat Sheet to decide whether each power listed in the table could be an implied power of the U.S. Congress or is probably a state power.
4. Determine the unit of measure for electricity sold as fuel for electric cars
5. Build a system of public transportation for a metropolitan area
Read and answer questions Federalism is the distribution of power between the federal government and state governments. However, the Constitution does not create clear-cut lines for which types of policy fall under each level of government.
Key terms Term Definition commerce clause Part of Article I of the Constitution that gives Congress the power to regulate interstate commerce (buying and selling of goods across state lines). federalism An institutional arrangement that creates two relatively autonomous levels of government, each possessing the capacity to act directly on behalf of the people with the authority granted to it by the national constitution. enumerate d powers Powers of the federal government that are explicitly named in the Constitution. implied powers Powers of the federal government that are not explicitly named in the Constitution but are implied so that the federal government can carry out its enumerated powers. necessary and proper clause Part of Article I of the Constitution that gives Congress the power to create laws that they find “necessary and proper” for performing their constitutional responsibilities. Tenth Constitutional amendment that stipulates
Term Definition Amendmen t that all powers not given to the federal government are reserved to the states or the people.

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