Development & Values of American Federalism


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What is a federalist government?

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1. What does American federalism refer to?

2. What document formally stated that the federal government only has as much power as is given by the states or the people?

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

Check your comprehension of American federalism and the surrounding events using this quiz and worksheet. Answer multiple choice questions to learn key concepts and definitions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Using these evaluations, you'll be checked on your ability to:

  • Define a federalist government
  • Remember the definition and goals of American federalism
  • Recognize long-term trends in American politics

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will aid students in practicing the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main ideas supporting American Federalism and American political trends
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as the Tenth Amendment and Federalist Papers
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding American federalism

Additional Learning

To learn more about American federalism, review the adjacent lesson called Development & Values of American Federalism. This lesson reviews the following topics:

  • American Federalism
  • The Federalist Papers
  • The US Constitution
  • The Tenth Amendment