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MULTIPLE CHOICE 28. ANS: C Federalism is a system of government in which powers of government are divided between a national government and several state governments. The Constitution provides for this division. PTS: 3 DIF: L2 REF: B.078 OBJ: 4.1. I Define federalism and explain why the Framers chose this system. TOP: Federalism I Division of Power 29. ANS A The Framers wanted a limited government with powers divided between the national and state governments. They hoped that this system would help to prevent the abuse of government power and preserve the independence of the states. PTS: 3 DIF: L2 REF: B.078 OBJ: 4.1.1 Define federalism and explain why the Framers chose this system. TOP: Federalism I The Constitution 30. ANS B Exclusive powers belong only to the national government, not to the states. The power to acquire territory is an exclusive power of the national government. PTS: 3 DIF: L2 REF: B.082 OBJ: 4. I .3 Explain the difference between exclusive and concurrent powers. TOP: Federalism I Exclusive Powers 31. ANS. D According to the Supremacy Clause, the Constitution and the laws and treaties of the United States are the "supreme law of the land." PTS: 5 DIF: L2 REF: B.083 OBJ: 4. I .4 Examine the Constitution as "the supreme Law of the Land." TOP: Federalism I Supremacy Clause 32. ANS B The Constitution protects each state's legal existence and protects the territorial integrity of a state (that is, the state's physical boundaries). PTS: 3 DIF: L2 REF: B.085 OBJ: 4.2. I Summarize the obligations that the Constitution places on the National Government with regard to the States. TOP: Federalism I The Constitution 33. ANS A The Constitution gives Congress the power to admit new states to the Union. PTS: 3 DIF: L2 REF: B.086 OBJ: 4.2.2 Explain the process for admitting new States to the Union. TOP: Federalism I Act of Admission 14
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ID: A ANS: 34. D Federal grants-in-aid are examples of cooperative federalism. These grants include federal money or other resources, such as land, given by the national government to the states. PTS: 5 DIF: L2 REF: B.088 OBJ: 4.2.3 Examine the many and growing areas of cooperative federalism. TOP: Federalism I Cooperative Federalism 35. ANS B State governments help the national government in several ways. Staging elections every two years is one of the ways that states assist the national government. The naturalization process, through which aliens can become citizens, takes place most often in state courts. PTS: 5 DIF: L2 REF: B.089 OBJ: 4.2.3 Examine the many and growing areas of cooperative federalism. TOP: Federalism I Naturalization 36. ANS C Extradition requests are received from and approved by state governors.
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  • Fall '16
  • Katie Francis
  • Federalism, U.S. state

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