Ch. 4 Federalism Practice Test pdf version

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PTS: 5 DIF: L2 REF: B.078 OBJ: 4.1.1 Define federalism and explain why the Framers chose this system. TOP: Federalism I Division of Power 5
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ANS 46. C The Framers tried to create a balance between the powers of the state and national governments by reserving for the states all powers not expressly granted to the national government by the Constitution. They hoped this would ensure that the national government could not grow too powerful. PTS: 5 DIF: L2 REF: B.078 OBJ: 4.1.1 Define federalism and explain why the Framers chose this system. TOP: Federalism I Division of Power 47. ANS B The system of federalism divided power bebveen the states and national government. The Framers wanted this system of limited government to prevent the abuse of power and to allow the states to retain their independence. PTS: 5 DIF: L2 REF: B.078 OBJ: 4.1.1 Define federalism and explain why the Framers chose this system. TOP: Federalism I Division of Power 48. ANS D Implied powers are found in Article I, Section 8, Clause 18 of the Constitution. This clause is sometimes called the Elastic Clause. It allows Congress to define new powers that it thinks are necessary to properly exercise the expressed powers. For example, using its expressed power to regulate interstate commerce, the federal government built the interstate highway system. PTS: 3 DIF: L2 REF: B.080 OBJ: 4.1.2 Identify powers that are delegated to and denied to the National Government and powers reserved for and denied to the States. TOP: Federalism I Implied Powers 49. ANS C Reserved powers are those that the Constitution does not grant to the national government and does not deny to the states. Under the reserved powers, states can establish public schools. PTS: 3 DIF: L2 REF: B.081 OBJ: 4.1.2 Identiß' powers that are delegated to and denied to the National Government and powers reserved for and denied to the States. TOP: Federalism I Reserved Powers 50. ANS B An exclusive power is a power given only to the national government by the Constitution. Regulating interstate commerce is an exclusive power of the national government. PTS: 3 DIF: L2 REF: B.082 OBJ: 4.1.3 Explain the difference between exclusive and concurrent powers. TOP: Federalism I Exclusive Powers 51. ANS C The Supremacy Clause prevents some conflicts between the states and the national government. It declares that the Constitution, along with the laws and treaties of the United States, are considered to be the supreme law of the land. This means that the Constitution stands above all other laws. Acts of Congress and treaties stand immediately beneath the Constitution. PTS: 3 DIF: L2 REF: B.083 OBJ: 4.1.4 Examine the Constitution as "the supreme Law of the Land." TOP: Federalism I Supremacy Clause
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ID: A ANS: 6 52. A The Constitution requires the national government to guarantee the states a republican form of government.
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