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State and Federal Government?

Can you compare and contrast the State and Federal Government?

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The Federal government is to support the state and the country's citizens and borders. Without the state there is no federal.

national government
• to coin money
• to conduct foreign relations
• to regulate interstate commerce
• to declare war
• to rise& support the military
• to establish post offices
• to establish courts inferior to the supreme courts
• to admit new states
• not to tax articles exported from any state
• not to violate the Bill of Rights
• not to change state boundarries

state government
• to regulate intrastate commerce
• to conduct elections
• to provide for public health, safety, morals
• to establish local governments
• to ratify amendments to the federal constitution
• to establish a state militia; police power, crimes, traffic laws, contracts, marriage, education
• not to tax imports or exports
• not to coin money
• not to enter into treaties

national government and state government
• to levy and collect taxes
• to barrow money
• to make and enforce laws
• to establish courts
• to provide general welfare
• to charter banks and corporations