State Power and Delegation

State Power and Delegation

Learning Objectives

By the end of this section, you will be able to:

  • Explain how the balance of power between national and state governments shifted with the drafting and ratification of the Constitution
  • Identify parts of the Constitution that grant power to the national government and parts that support states’ rights
  • Identify two fiscal policies by which the federal government exerts control over state policy decisions
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