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U2.LP5: Constitutional Powers U2.LP5: Constitutional Powers Presentation Transcript

  • Warm-Up Match the following words with the correct definition. _____ 1. Popular Sovereignty A.The concept that nobody is above the law _____ 2. Individual Rights B.When government doesnʼt have all the power _____ 3. Limited Government C.When the Courts declare actions of Congress _____ 4. Consent of the illegal Governed D.This creates the three branches of government _____ 5. Majority Rule E.When one branch tries to limit the power of another _____ 6. Rule of Law F.When states and national government share power _____ 7. Judicial Review G.When over half of the people get their way _____ 8. Separation of Powers H.The concept that people rule _____ 9. Checks and Balances I.When majority rules, but we still protect all people _____ 10. Federalism J.Government receives its power from the people
  • Objective • SW describe the powers provided to different levels of government by the U.S. Constitution in order to evaluate government scenarios.
  • Agenda • Objective and Warm-Up • INM: Constitutional Powers • GP: How to Evaluate Scenarios • IP: Evaluating Scenarios • Class Competition • Exit Slip
  • Agenda • Objective and Warm-Up • INM: Constitutional Powers • GP: How to Evaluate Scenarios • IP: Evaluating Scenarios • Class Competition • Exit Slip
  • Federalism in the Constitution
  • Federalism in the Constitution • Federalism was the compromise between people who didn’t like the confederate system, and those who feared a unitary government.
  • Federalism in the Constitution • Federalism was the compromise between people who didn’t like the confederate system, and those who feared a unitary government. • The Constitution states the powers of the national government’s legislative branch.
  • Federalism in the Constitution • Federalism was the compromise between people who didn’t like the confederate system, and those who feared a unitary government. • The Constitution states the powers of the national government’s legislative branch. • All other powers are maintained by the states.
  • Delegated Powers
  • Delegated Powers • Delegated powers outline what national government has control over
  • Delegated Powers • Delegated powers outline what national government has control over • There are 18 specific powers. Some are:
  • Delegated Powers • Delegated powers outline what national government has control over • There are 18 specific powers. Some are: • Regulate interstate and international trade, Coin money, Declare war, Maintain an armed forces, Establish a postal system, Enforce copyrights, and Sign treaties
  • Reserved Powers
  • Reserved Powers • To reserve is to save, in this case all powers not specifically delegated to the Federal Government are to be reserved or saved for the State Governments.
  • Reserved Powers • To reserve is to save, in this case all powers not specifically delegated to the Federal Government are to be reserved or saved for the State Governments. • There are a TON of powers saved for states:
  • Reserved Powers • To reserve is to save, in this case all powers not specifically delegated to the Federal Government are to be reserved or saved for the State Governments. • There are a TON of powers saved for states: • Regulate intrastate trade, Establish schools, Establish local governments, Pass statewide laws (ex. safety belt laws), Conducting elections and more
  • Concurrent Powers
  • Concurrent Powers • Concurrent means "at the same time", in this case concurrent powers are those that both the federal and state governments have simultaneously
  • Concurrent Powers • Concurrent means "at the same time", in this case concurrent powers are those that both the federal and state governments have simultaneously • Examples of these powers are:
  • Concurrent Powers • Concurrent means "at the same time", in this case concurrent powers are those that both the federal and state governments have simultaneously • Examples of these powers are: • Power to tax and spend
  • Concurrent Powers • Concurrent means "at the same time", in this case concurrent powers are those that both the federal and state governments have simultaneously • Examples of these powers are: • Power to tax and spend • Maintain courts
  • Concurrent Powers • Concurrent means "at the same time", in this case concurrent powers are those that both the federal and state governments have simultaneously • Examples of these powers are: • Power to tax and spend • Maintain courts • Borrow money
  • Concurrent Powers • Concurrent means "at the same time", in this case concurrent powers are those that both the federal and state governments have simultaneously • Examples of these powers are: • Power to tax and spend • Maintain courts • Borrow money • Make laws
  • Denied Powers
  • Denied Powers • These are powers that are are specifically NOT allowed to either the federal or state governments.
  • Denied Powers • These are powers that are are specifically NOT allowed to either the federal or state governments. • The listing of denied powers was a specific way in which the founding fathers attempted to create a limited government.
  • Denied Powers • These are powers that are are specifically NOT allowed to either the federal or state governments. • The listing of denied powers was a specific way in which the founding fathers attempted to create a limited government. • This also promoted individual rights.
  • Implied Powers
  • Implied Powers • These are the powers not mentioned in the Constitution.
  • Implied Powers • These are the powers not mentioned in the Constitution. • Instead we imply, or assume, that the federal government can do certain things.
  • Implied Powers • These are the powers not mentioned in the Constitution. • Instead we imply, or assume, that the federal government can do certain things. • The basis for implied powers is the elastic clause, which says Congress shall have the power to do what is necessary and proper
  • Delegated Powers Implied Powers
  • Delegated Powers Implied Powers Declare War
  • Delegated Powers Implied Powers Declare War Draft students into the army
  • Delegated Powers Implied Powers Declare War Draft students into the army Collect Taxes
  • Delegated Powers Implied Powers Declare War Draft students into the army Collect Taxes Spend money
  • Delegated Powers Implied Powers Declare War Draft students into the army Collect Taxes Spend money Establish Post Offices
  • Delegated Powers Implied Powers Declare War Draft students into the army Collect Taxes Spend money Establish Post Offices Set the price for stamps
  • Delegated Powers Implied Powers Declare War Draft students into the army Collect Taxes Spend money Establish Post Offices Set the price for stamps Establish Naturalization Laws
  • Delegated Powers Implied Powers Declare War Draft students into the army Collect Taxes Spend money Establish Post Offices Set the price for stamps Establish Naturalization Laws Set deportation laws
  • Concurrent powers are powers that have been A. federal government B. state government C. state and federal government
  • Reserved powers are powers that have been A. federal government B. state government C. state and federal government
  • Implied powers are powers that... A. are suggested because of other powers B. no level of government has C. only state governments can have D. only national governments can have
  • GP and IP: Instructions
  • GP and IP: Instructions • You will work individually;
  • GP and IP: Instructions • You will work individually; • You must listen carefully for your instructions;
  • GP and IP: Instructions • You will work individually; • You must listen carefully for your instructions; • You will read/hear a brief scenario;
  • GP and IP: Instructions • You will work individually; • You must listen carefully for your instructions; • You will read/hear a brief scenario; • You must identify the Constitutional Power that would address the problem(s);
  • GP and IP: Instructions • You will work individually; • You must listen carefully for your instructions; • You will read/hear a brief scenario; • You must identify the Constitutional Power that would address the problem(s); • You must identify which level of government has that power.
  • GP: The Scenario
  • GP: The Scenario • You will work individually;
  • GP: The Scenario • You will work individually; • You must listen carefully for your instructions;
  • GP: The Scenario • You will work individually; • You must listen carefully for your instructions; • You will read/hear a brief scenario;
  • GP: The Scenario • You will work individually; • You must listen carefully for your instructions; • You will read/hear a brief scenario; • You must identify the Constitutional Power that would address the problem(s);
  • GP: The Scenario • You will work individually; • You must listen carefully for your instructions; • You will read/hear a brief scenario; • You must identify the Constitutional Power that would address the problem(s); • You must identify which level of government has that power.
  • Example 1 Scenario Questions 1. North Korea 1.Which level of government would respond to has just tested this? nuclear weapons. We are afraid that they have 2.Which Constitutional Power would this level of the power to government be exercising? send missiles across the Pacific Ocean. 3. Why is it a good thing that this level of government has this power? Describe in two sentences.
  • IP: Complete the rest
  • IP: Complete the rest • You will work individually;
  • IP: Complete the rest • You will work individually; • You must listen carefully for your instructions;
  • IP: Complete the rest • You will work individually; • You must listen carefully for your instructions; • You will read/hear a brief scenario;
  • IP: Complete the rest • You will work individually; • You must listen carefully for your instructions; • You will read/hear a brief scenario; • You must identify the Constitutional Power that would address the problem(s);
  • IP: Complete the rest • You will work individually; • You must listen carefully for your instructions; • You will read/hear a brief scenario; • You must identify the Constitutional Power that would address the problem(s); • You must identify which level of government has that power.
  • A test of knowledge Break out your clickers. Be ready to answer questions on the board.
  • The state of Texas is known for being a strong supporter of the A. Delegated Powers B. Reserved Powers C. Concurrent Powers D. Denied Powers E. Implied Powers
  • The United States Treasury is responsible for minting, or making A. Delegated Powers B. Reserved Powers C. Concurrent Powers D. Denied Powers E. Implied Powers
  • Both national and state governments can create and have courts at the A. Delegated Powers B. Reserved Powers C. Concurrent Powers D. Denied Powers E. Implied Powers
  • If the national government declares war it is an example A. Delegated Powers B. Reserved Powers C. Concurrent Powers D. Denied Powers E. Implied Powers
  • If the government declares that somebody has broken copyright A. Delegated Powers B. Reserved Powers C. Concurrent Powers D. Denied Powers E. Implied Powers
  • Exit Slip: 1. You will have 5 minutes to complete today’s exit slip. 2. Please only write the letter of your answer in the appropriate blank. 3. Complete it in silence. 4. When you are done, carefully check over your answers. 5. After checking your answers, please begin your homework.
  • 3, 2, 1, See Ya! What are 3 things that you learned today? What are 2 things that confused you? What is 1 thing you want to know more about?