Examples & Explanations: Constitutional Law: National Power and Federalism features straightforward, informal text that is never simplistic. Its unique, time-tested Examples & Explanations pedagogy combines textual material with well-written and comprehensive examples, explanations, and questions. 6.1.4.A.1 Explain how rules and laws created by …governments protect the rights of people, help resolve conflicts, and promote the common good. 6.1.4.A.3 Determine how “fairness,” “equality,” and the “common good” have influenced change at the local and national levels of United States government.
Supremacy Clause . 10th Ammendment . 16th Ammendment . Power of Fereral Govt has increased over the states due to increased use of Categorical Grants and favourable interpretation of the elastic clause as well as the "general welfare" and "interstate commerce" clauses e.g. Gibbons v Ogden In federal criminal cases, it requires indictment by a grand jury for any capital crime, guarantees a speedy, public trial with an impartial jury composed of members of the state in 4.The key features of the US Constitution are federalism, the separation of powers and the system of checks and balances.