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State vs Federal Law (Grade 7)

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State vs Federal Law

States have the power to ignore federal law if their legislature passes a resolution to nullify the federal law within its borders.
  1. True
  2. False
The president can issue pardons for individuals convicted of state crimes.
  1. True
  2. False
Who has the power to pardon or commute sentences for state crimes?
  1. state governor
  2. state supreme court
  3. speaker of the house
  4. state attorney general
Which part of Article VI of the Constitution states that in case of a conflict between state and federal laws the federal law supersedes?

Congress can write new federal laws to invalidate state laws.
  1. True
  2. False
A state crime may not necessarily be a federal crime.
  1. True
  2. False
States cannot grant more rights to their citizens than those in the federal Constitution.
  1. True
  2. False
Federal prosecutors can be directed by the president not to prosecute for federal crimes if it would not be a crime in a state.
  1. True
  2. False
States do not have the power to limit the rights provided by the Constitution.
  1. True
  2. False
A crime in one state may not necessarily be a crime in another state.
  1. True
  2. False
Which amendment gives to the states the powers not reserved for the federal government?
  1. 6th
  2. 8th
  3. 10th
  4. 12th

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