is the division of power between the state and federal
governments. According to Article I, Section 8 of the
Constitution, the Congress has
enumerated, powers including declaring war and coining
money. According to the
states have reserved powers.
This means they are reserved the right to control other
things, such as education, marriage, and driving laws. Some
powers are shared, such as taxation. These are called
Here is what you need to know about the basics of federalism:
Note: An incredibly common error is for students to mix up
division of powers (federalism). Donít do that!
division of power between the federal and state governments.
The word federal is
right in the term!
Separation of powers deals with the three branches