Power to the States! (HS)
Lesson Objectives: The student will…
• Explain the origin of states’ power as pre- existing the Constitution.
• Define and distinguish reserved, expressed, implied, and concurrent powers.
• Identify the states’ role in the U.S. federalist system.
• Analyze the powers held by the states, including the states’ “police powers.”
The activities that accompany the reading provide varied checks for understanding.