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What is Dual Federalism
-involves clearly enumerated powers between the national and state government
-sovereignty in equal spheres
New Federalsim
-further devolution of power from national to state
-increased difficulty of states to fulfill their new mandates
Creative Federalism
-overloaded cooperation adn crosscutting regulations
Cooperative Federalsim
-involved the national and state gobernments sharing functions and collaborating on national priorities
Name the state powers, concurrent powers, and national powers.
State Powers:
-regulate marriage and divorce
-license professionals
-regualte gambling
-make traffic regulations
-regulate sale of alcoholic beverages
-conduct states
-establish state militias
Concurrent Powers:
-provide for the general welfare
-collect taxes
-borrow money
-establish courts inferior to the supreme court
-enforce laws
-fund and reglate education
-provide for public health, saftey, and morals
-ratify amendments to the constitution
-charter banks
National Powers:
-coin money
-declare war
-grant copyrights
-admit new states
-make treaties
-regulate interstate commerce
-fix standard weights
-conduct foreign relations
- raise an army
-punish counterfeiters
-create post offices
-collect import taxes
-naturalize citizens
Judical -> Legislative
may declare acts of congress unconstitutional
How does a bill become a law?
(House of Reps)-Bill is introduced -> majority leader assigns the bill to the house Appropriations Commitee -> House Appropriations Committee holds hearings on the bill adn passes it out of committee -> Full house debates the bill -> Represntatives vote to approve bill -> Senator Brown introduces teh HOuse Appropriations bill into the Senate -> President of the Senate assigns the House version of the appropriations bill to committee -> Subcommitte recommends the bill to the Full Senate with 2 amendments -> The full Senate debates the bill -> During the debate there is a filibuster -> In a roll call vote, the Senate approves the bill with the 2 amendments -> Conference sommitte made up of members of both houses meets to iron out the differences and passes an acceptable version of the bill, -> Both the House and the Senate vote to accept the work of the COnferenec Committee -> Bill lands on the President's desk-he has 4 options he can either sign it, veto it, pocket veto it, or the bill becomes a law without the president's signature.
Procession for President after President dies
Vice Presiden -> President of House Cabinet -> Cabinet members in order of age
Article 1
Legislature Branch
make laws
1. pass laws
2. declare wars
3. appoint adn look at nominee
4. lay and collect taxes
5. borrow money
6. establish post offices and post roads
7. raise adn support armies
8. impeach presidents
Age: 25 years
Citisenship: 9 years
Term: six years
Term Limit: none
Total #: 100 people
Age: 25 years
Citizenship: seven years
Term: 2 years
Term limit: none
Total number:425
House of Representatives
Article 2
Executive Branch
enforce laws
1. enforce laws
2. adminster public policies
3.veto bills
4. make treaties
5.make appionments
Article 3
Judicial Branch
settle disputes, interpret laws
declare actions unconstitutional
Citisenship: none
Term: life (only good behavior)
Chosen by: President
Total number of justives: 9
Judicial Branch
Age: 35 years
Citizenship: born in the U.S.
Term: four years
Term Limit: two
Total Number: 1 person
Executive Branch
How are the powers in the Consitution read?
Expressed-spelled out specifically in Constitution
Implied-suggested by expressed prowers granted in necessary and proper clause
Inherent-happen just because America is a country
Legislative -> Judical
approves or rejects appointment, remove judges, creates lower courts
Legislative -> Executive
makes laws, creates agencies, and programs apporiates funds, override veto w/ 2/3 vote, remove pres
Executive -> Legislative
veto legislation, call special seesion, recommend legislatoin, appeal to people
Executive -> Judical
appoints supreme court justices and other federal justices
Judical -> Executive
apointed for life, may decalare acts unconstitutional