Powers of Congress Under Dual Federalism
The federal government has the sole power to: Regulate interstate
commerce, raise armies, declare war, coin money.
The states have the sole power to: Regulate intrastate commerce,
regulate family law, licensing, an
What is Medicare?
Medicare is the federal health insurance program for people who are
65 or older, certain younger people with disabilities and people with
End-Stage Renal Disease.
What are the different parts of Medicare?
Medicare Part A (Hospital Insura
How much does it Cost?
Part B requires a monthly premium $96.40 per month in and patients
must meet an annual deductible $135.00 before coverage actually
Enrollment in Part B is voluntary.
Participation in Part D requires payment of a premium and
What is the Affordable Care Act?
The ACA was enacted with the main goals of increasing the
affordability of health insurance and lowering the rates for the
uninsured by expanding public and private c
Fourteenth Amendment: All persons born or naturalized in the United
States, and subjects of the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United
States and of the State wherein they reside.
The Republican Party endorses legislation
Current Battleground: Illegal Imigration
Arizona v. United States (2011)
Facts of the case:
In 2010, Arizona State Legislature passed S.B. 1070
The United States sought to stop the enforcement of S.B. 1070 in federal
district court before the law could ta
The War in Afghanistan
On September 11th, 2001 four planes were hijacked due to terrorist
activity from Al-Qaeda.
Two of the planes successfully hit their targets, destroying the World
Trade Center of New York City.
The Pentagon was also hit, and the thir
Voter Registration Laws
Christopher RWD Stroh
Alexis J Walker
Voter Registration Laws
To be eligible to vote, you must be a U.S. citizen.
You must be 18 years of age, however some states allow 17 year
olds to vote.
Some states have their own residency req
As interpreted by the U.S. Supreme Court, the Constitution's First
Amendment requires that public school teachers, principals, and school
boards be religiously neutral. Generally, public schools may NOT:
Promote a particular religion as being
Both Pro-Life and Pro-Choice can claim violations of individual rights
Woman against their bodies
The unborn child against his or her life
The issue of abortion affects:
All women (potential mothers)
Women, who undergo an abortion, which