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Federal, Shared and State powers of the US Government

Federal, Shared and State powers of the US Government

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  • Fede ral ism
  • It’s ALIVE !
    • A “ living ” document
    • Can be changed
    • Amendment process
    • Interpreted by the Supreme Court
    • Ratified by the states
    • FLEXIBLE
  • Federalism
    • The federal (national) government shares powers with the state government
    • State
    • Powers
  • State Government
    • Creates
    • schools
    • Issues licenses
    State Government
  • State Government
    • Regulates inter state trade
  • State Government
    • Holds elections
  • State Government
    • Establishes
    • local government
  • State Government
    • Ratifies amendments to the Constitution
    • Shared powers
  • Shared powers
    • Set up courts
  • Shared powers
    • Build roads
  • Shared powers
    • Borrow money
  • Shared powers
    • Make and enforce laws
  • Shared powers
    • Charter banks and corporations
    • Create and collect taxes
    Shared powers
    • Federal powers
  • Federal Government
    • Declares war
  • Federal Government
    • Makes
    • treaties
  • Federal Government
    • Creates a postal system
  • Federal Government
    • Prints & coins money
  • Federal Government
    • Regulates intra state trade and foreign trade
  • Federal Government
    • Maintains army & navy
  • Federal Government
    • Has Elastic Clause powers
    • Maintains system of weights and measures
    Federal Government