Impact of Court Cases and Legislation on the Federal System by 3Z4LUP

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									Name: ___________________________________________________________                                              Handout 1.19
Tuesday, September 28, 2010


  Impact of Court Cases and Legislation on the Federal System
Using copies of the these cases and documents, complete the chart below.
                                                             Favors National
   Court Case or
                                    Description               Gov’t or the                  Why?                   Key Words?
 Type of Legislation
                                                                 States?
                        All powers not written in the        States            Allows states to be more          Reserved
    th
 10 Amendment          Constitution (given to nat’l gov’t)                     involved in smaller decisions     Prohibitied
                       are reserved for the states                             that affect them                  States rights

  Americans with
  Disabilities Act


   Block Grants


Categorical Grants


Civil Rights Act of
       1964

  Clean Air Act


 Federal Mandates
                                                           Favors National
  Court Case or
                                  Description               Gov’t or the                  Why?              Key Words?
Type of Legislation
                                                               States?
                      The federal government made a        National          Gave the federal gov’t the   Implied
                      bank; the state of MD wanted to tax                    power to do whatever is      Elastic Clause
 McCullough v.
                      the bank and said the national gov’t                   “necessary and proper”;      Necessary and
  Maryland
                      didn’t even have the right to make                     established implied powers   Proper
                      a bank!
National Drinking
    Age Law

National Maximum
 Driving Age Law

  No Child Left
     Behind

  The New Deal

 United States v.
     Lopez

 Welfare Reform
  Act of 1996
Wickard v.
Philburn

								
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