State Power and Delegation

________ dictate the terms and conditions state governments would have to meet in order to qualify for financial assistance in a specific policy area.

  1. Categorical grants
  2. Block grants
  3. Unfunded mandates
  4. Crossover sanctions

Hint:

A

The Tenth Amendment created a class of powers exclusive to state governments. These powers are referred to as ________.

  1. enumerated powers
  2. implied powers
  3. reserved powers
  4. none of the above

Dillon’s Rule gives local governments the freedom and flexibility to make decisions for themselves.

  1. True
  2. False

Hint:

B

Under the Articles of Confederation, the federal government was quite weak relative to the states. What changes were made to strengthen the role of the federal government under the U.S. Constitution?