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State vs Federal Law (Grade 7)

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State vs Federal Law

1. 
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
2. 
The president can issue pardons for individuals convicted of state crimes.
  1. True
  2. False
3. 
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
4. 
Which part of Article VI of the Constitution states that in case of a conflict between state and federal laws the federal law supersedes?



5. 
Congress can write new federal laws to invalidate state laws.
  1. True
  2. False
6. 
A state crime may not necessarily be a federal crime.
  1. True
  2. False
7. 
States cannot grant more rights to their citizens than those in the federal Constitution.
  1. True
  2. False
8. 
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
9. 
States do not have the power to limit the rights provided by the Constitution.
  1. True
  2. False
10. 
A crime in one state may not necessarily be a crime in another state.
  1. True
  2. False
11. 
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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