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Federalism

Federalism Quiz

Review Questions

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1. True or false: McCulloch v. Maryland formed the constitutional basis for the restriction of federal power.

2. True or false: Since the 1980s, the Supreme Court has increasingly sided with the states in disputes with the federal government.

3. Which of the following is not a type of federal aid given to state governments?

4. What does an unfunded mandate do?

5. Which Supreme Court case gave the federal government extensive power through the commerce clause?

6. What kind of powers are held by both the states and the federal government?

7. Which of the following is an argument in favor of federalism?

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