United States Constitution and Block Grant Essays

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Chapter 4-Section 2 Page 103 #1-4, 6 1. What are the 3 obligations that the Constitution places on the National Government for the benefit of the States? • Guarantee Union a Republican Form of Government. • Protect each of them [States] from invasion and internal disorder. • Respect the territorial integrity of each of the States. 2. Explain the difference between an enabling act and an act of admission. • Enabling act: an act directing the people of the territory to frame a proposed State constitution. • Act of admission: an act creating the new State. 3. A. What is a block grant? • Block grant: one type of federal grants-in-aid for some particular but broadly defined area of public policy. • Health care, social services, or welfare B. …show more content…
• Block grant: one type of federal grants-in-aid for some particular but broadly defined area of public policy. • Project grant: made for specific projects to States, localities, and private agencies who apply for them.

Chapter 4-Section 3 Page 108 #1-4, 6 1. What agreements does the Constitution prohibit the States from making? • No State can enter into any treaty, alliance or confederation. However, the States may, with the consent of Congress, enter into interstate compacts—agreements among themselves and with foreign states. 2. What is the meaning of the Full Faith and Credit Clause? • Constitution’s requirement that each State accept the public acts, records, and judicial proceedings of every other State. 3. What is the purpose of extradition? • It is designed to protect a person from escaping justice by fleeing a State. 4. (a) Give at least 2 examples of actions protected under the Privileges and Immunities Clause. (b) What types of actions are not protected by this clause? • Each State must recognize the right of any American to travel in or become a resident of that State. It must also allow any citizen, no matter where he or she lives, to use its courts and make contracts; buy, own, rents, or sell property; or marry within its borders. • A State cannot do such things as they try to relieve its unemployment problems by requiring employers to give a hiring preference to in-State residents. 6. Provide at least 2 examples of

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