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  1. The __________ party favored a strong national government
    Federalists
  2. Prior to the ratification of the Constitution, the United States was governed by the Articles of __________.
    Confederation
  3. In a __________ system, local and regional governments derive authority from the national government.
    unitary
  4. What are the two types of powers given to the national government under the United States Constitution?
    enumerated; implied
  5. The United States was the __________ nation to adopt a federal system of government.
    first
  6. Under the system created by the Framers, the national and state governments share power and derive all authority from __________.
    the people
  7. Article VI of the U.S. Constitution establishes that federal law is __________ in conflicts between federal and state law.
    supreme
  8. The __________ Amendment says that says that those powers not given to the federal government and not prohibited to the states by the Constitution are reserved for the states and the people.
    Tenth
  9. __________ powers are shared by the federal and state governments.
    concurrent
  10. Which clause in the Constitution ensures that judicial decrees and contracts made in one state will be binding and enforceable in another?
    Full Faith and Credit
  11. How Many Governments Exist in the United States?, must be authorized by which of the following?
    the state government
  12. In the 1980s and 1990s, the Republican party led the __________ revolution, which demanded that the national government return administrative authority to state governments.
    devolution
  13. What was the first major Supreme Court decision to define the relationship between the federal and state governments?
    McCulloch v. Maryland
  14. __________ is the right of state to declare a federal law void.
    Nullification
  15. In Gibbons v. Ogden, the Supreme Court held that Congress has the power to regulate __________ activity
    interstate
  16. The __________ Mandates Reform Act of 1995 prevented Congress from passing costly federal programs without a debate about how to fund them.
    Unfunded
  17. Which amendment gave Congress the power to levy and collect taxes on incomes without apportioning them among the states?
    sixteenth

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