March 30, 2015

Homework Help: U.S. Constitution

Posted by Kyle on Friday, January 19, 2007 at 7:35pm.

Which statement best describes how states derive powers from the U.S.

1. The Constitution does not mention
anything about state powers.
2. The Constitution only grants
states the power to levy taxes
and regulate commerce.
3. The Constiution grants states all
of the powers granted to the federal
government and any conflicts must
be decided by the Supreme Court.
4. The Constitution reserves for the
states all powers not granted to
the federal government.

Isn't the right answer number 2?

Please go back and reread the Constitution.

It says that any powers not given to the federal government in the Constitution is given to the states.

So the correct answer would be number

Ms. Sue, are you there?

Yes, #4 is correct.


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