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What section of Article I, Section 8 of the Constitution authorizes Congress to pass all laws in order to carry out their enumerated powers?
"the necessary and proper clause"
What landmark case gave Congress the power to regulate interstate commerce after the S.C. interpreted Article 1, Section 8 of the Constitution on a very broad basis?
Gibbons v. Ogden
What is another name for the "necessary and proper" clause of Article 1, Sec. 8?
the elastic clause
What is the name of the clause in Article IV, Section 1 of the Constitution that requires each state to recognize official documents and civil judgments of other states?
full faith and credit clause
What is the clause in Article IV, Section 2 of the Constitution which accords citizens of each state most of the privileges of citizens of other states?
privileges and immunities clause
What are the type of grants that can be used only for specific purposes and come with strings attached?
categorical grants
What is the name of the categorical grant that is given for specific purposes and awarded on the basis of the merits of applications?
project grants
What is the name for grants that are given automatically to states or communities to support broad programs?
block grants
What amendment states that powers not delegated to the national government by the Constitution, nor prohibited by the states, are reserved to the states?
Tenth Amendment
What is the name of the doctrine that applies the Bill of Rights to the states?
incorporation doctrine
What part of the 14th amendment has the Supreme Court used to incorporate parts of the Bill of Rights into state laws?
due process clause
What clause of the First Amendment states that the government can not support a specific religion?
the establishment clause
What clause of the First Amendment states that people have the right to freedome of worship?
the free exercise clause
What amendment and freedom was the question before the S.C. in Gitlow v. New York?
First Amendment and Freedom of Speech
What amendment and freedom was the question before the S.C. in Near v. Minnesota?
First Amendment and Freedom of the Press