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Mid-term Review. Law Cases Marbury v. Madison Established Judicial Review The right of the court to rule any government action unconstitutional McCulloch.

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1 Mid-term Review

2 Law Cases Marbury v. Madison Established Judicial Review The right of the court to rule any government action unconstitutional McCulloch v. Maryland Established Supremacy clause National law is stronger then state law

3 Law Cases Gibbons v. Ogden Established the Commerce Clause Allows Congress to regulate interstate and intrastate trade

4 Basic Principles of the Constitution

5 Federalism Power is split between the national and state governments Example – amendment process

6 Popular Sovereignty The people have the power in the government Examples – Voting and writing letters to elected officials

7 Separation of powers The powers of the government are split into three branches. Example – passing a law and signing it. The branches get along

8 Check and Balances The three branches are able to limit the power of the others Example – Pass a law and it is vetoed. There is disagreement.

9 Judicial review The power of the courts to rule any action of the government unconstitutional Example – Marbury v. Madison

10 Limited Government The government must work within the boundaries set by the people. Example – The government must obey the law

11 Types of powers gained through the Constitution Expressed Powers found word for word in the Constitution Example - power to coin money Implied Powers gained through the elastic clause. Example – power to start an airforce

12 Types of powers gained though the Constitution Reserved Powers not given to the national government but left for the states or the people. 10 th amendment Expressed, Implied and Inherent Powers All types of powers are used by the national government


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