Delegated Powers: Definition & Examples


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Which of the following best describes the concept of interstate commerce?

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1. Delegated powers of Congress and the national government are those _______

2. In this Supreme Court case, the Court established the principle that the judicial branch should be in charge of determining the 'constitutionality' of acts of government:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will test your knowledge of delegated powers and how they are used in the United States government

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • Interstate commerce
  • Assigning delegated powers
  • Supreme Court case establishing 'judicial review'
  • Article l of the U.S. Constitution

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding delegated powers
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about interstate commerce
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw from the lesson the most important information regarding Congress' right to make needed laws

Additional Learning

To learn more about delegated powers and their impact on government, study the lesson called Delegated Powers: Definitions & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Details the role of government in the United States
  • Defines delegated powers
  • Explains the executive, judicial,and legislative branches of government
  • Covers the reserved powers clause