Reserved Powers: Definition & Examples


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Which of the following is true of federalism?

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1. The power to directly regulate such things as marriage and divorce, and the granting of vehicular licenses has been granted:

2. Which of the following best describes the 10th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The reserved powers clause is an important aspect of the U.S. Constitution, and this quiz/worksheet will help you assess your understanding of the principles surrounding it.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the principles of:

  • Federalism
  • The U.S. Constitution
  • Congressional powers

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 on the related principles of the U.S. Constitution
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast the different types of powers discussed in the lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the powers of state governments and Congress

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the lesson Reserved Powers: Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand what the reserved powers clause entails
  • Familiarize yourself with the history of how the reserved powers clause came to be
  • Define federal system
  • Know what a federal system is composed of
  • Familiarize yourself with the enumerated powers of the federal government
  • Understand the significance of the 10th amendment of the Constitution