New York State Constitution
The Constitution outlined a federalist system of government
that shares powers between the federal, state, and local governments.
Federalist system: central government has certain powers and state is the basic unit of power:
So, two or more entities share control over one geographic region- Federal/State/Local:
Examine the language used to grant powers to the states -
Did the Articles of Confederation grant too much power to the states?
Powers granted to the federal government -
The Supremacy Clause- According to the article, federal laws are the "Supreme_______of the ______________."
- Read Article VI Section 2 of the US Constitution. Although powers are shared, which has more power, or "supreme power"?