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  1. Federalism Intro Federal vs. State Government

  2. Horrible

  3. Nice try; but still Bad

  4. Now we’re talkin’

  5. Why? Because its balanced

  6. Article VI of Constitution

  7. But also have 10th Amendment

  8. So what is federalism? • Division of power among a central/federal/national government and the smaller state governments • Who does what in other words

  9. What about Local governments? • Technically under the state government category according to the Constitution • But do have some powers as well

  10. What do you think the main powers of federal vs. state are and which are shared? • Venn Diagram Activity

  11. Federal Government • Expressed Powers: powers listed clearly in Constitution • Implied Powers: not written clearly, but are federal powers according to the “necessary and proper” clause (Elastic Clause) • Ex.) forming of post offices is an expressed power, but printing postage stamps is an implied power • Inherent Powers: not listed in Constitution, but are necessary for the federal government to function • Ex.) usually involve immigration and international policies

  12. State Government • Reserved Powers: powers belonging exclusively to the state • Ex.) Death Penalty

  13. Federal and State • Concurrent Powers:shared powers between the federal and state governments

  14. True or False? • In response to the reading packet

  15. True or False? • Federalism promotes a strong central government and gives little power to any other level of government

  16. FALSE!!

  17. True or False? • The founders of our country were against federalism and did not include it in the Constitution

  18. False!!

  19. True or False? • The people who wrote the Constitution were influenced by their experiences as colonists and fighting the Revolutionary War

  20. TRUE!!

  21. True or False?? • The Constitution of the United States established a central, federal government, with clearly outlined powers

  22. TRUE!!

  23. True or False?? • The Constitution defines very specific powers to the states

  24. FALSE!!

  25. True or False?? • The word “delegate” means to take from or to take away

  26. FALSE!!

  27. True or False?? • The reason the federal government has “inherent powers” is so it can interact with other nations

  28. TRUE!!

  29. True or False?? • Powers that are denied to the states are held by local governments

  30. FALSE!!

  31. True or False?? • The power to establish local governments is held by the states

  32. TRUE!!

  33. True or False?? • Each state’s constitution sets up local governments slightly differently

  34. TRUE!!