GO #6                                       Federalism                  The U.S. Constitution establishes the principle of...
Separation of Powers   ⇒ The powers of the national government are separated among ___________ branches of     the governm...
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Go #6 federalism 2011 2012

  1. 1. GO #6 Federalism The U.S. Constitution establishes the principle of ________________, which is the _____________ of power between the _______________ and ______________ government. The national government is _____________________ Powers not given to the national government are _____________ for the states. (10th Amendment)The Constitution ___________ certain powers to both the _______________ and____________ government. Primary Responsibilities of each level of governmentNational State Local» Promote »» » » Derive their» » power from the » _____________Tensions exist when federal __________________ require state actions without adequatefunding. The expansion of the national government’s powers into areas traditionally reserved tothe states has altered the relationship of states to the national government.
  2. 2. Separation of Powers ⇒ The powers of the national government are separated among ___________ branches of the government in ways that ____________ any one branch from abusing its power. ⇒ The U.S. Constitution defines the powers of the three branches of the national government o Article 1 _________________________: ________________________ o Article 2 _________________________: ________________________ o Article 3 _________________________: ________________________Checks and Balances: Each of the three branches of the national governments limits the exerciseof power by the other two branches. Legislative Branch Executive Branch Judicial Branch -Checks Executive -Checks Legislative - Checks Legislative • • • • • -Checks Executive -Checks Judicial • • • • • -Checks Judicial •

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