Exclusive Powers: Definition & Examples


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What is the difference between an exclusive power and a reserved power?

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1. Why is it important that only the federal government regulate international trade?

2. Why is it important for the federal government to have the exclusive power to coin money?

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you quickly assess your understanding of exclusive powers. You will be quizzed on different rights such as coining money and regulating immigration.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Differences between exclusive powers and reserved powers
  • Federal government's regulation of international trade
  • Exclusive right to coin money
  • Power to regulate immigration

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson covering exclusive powers
  • Distinguishing differences- compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as reserved powers and exclusive powers
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the numerous rights the federal government has over the states

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson called Exclusive Powers: Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the right to levy tariffs on imports and exports
  • Recall the right to regulate international commerce
  • Comprehend the right to declare war
  • Learn about the federal government's right to establish courts