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1. Some powers are delegated to the federal (national) government. What three "delegated" powers do you feel are the most important?

2. Some powers are reserved for the states. Which three "reserved" powers do you think affect you the most on a daily basis?

3. Some powers are shared between the federal government and the states. Which two "shared" powers help both levels of government get the money they need to do their work?

Bonus: Which governing power, because it is reserved for the individual states, created a difficult situation for our nation as a whole during the Presidential election of 2000? How might things have been easier if that power had been a "delegated" power?


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