Chapter 4 : Federalism. Powers Divided. Federalism:. A system of government in which a written constitution divides the powers of government on a territorial basis, between a central government and several regional governments
“The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.”
“This Constitution, and the laws of the United States… shall be the supreme Law of the Land; and the Judges in every State shall be bound thereby, anything in the Constitution or Laws of any State to the contrary notwithstanding.”
How does the “disastrous result” illustrate the Supremacy Clause?
Chief Justice John Marshall ruled
“The states have no power… to impede, burden, or in any manner control, the operations of the constitutional laws enacted by Congress.”
which a fugitive from justice in one
State can be returned to the State.
from escaping justice by fleeing a