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Powers of the states are:

  • Establish local governments
  • Issue licenses (driver, hunting, marriage, etc.)
  • Regulate intrastate (within the state) commerce
  • Conduct elections
  • Ratify amendments to the U.S. Constitution
  • Provide for public health and safety
  • Exercise powers neither delegated to the national government or prohibited from the states by the U.S.
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- Provide school and education

- Provide protection

- Police

- Provide safety

- Fire departments

- Give a driver licence

- Approve zoning and land use

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A few powers of the states was to provide education, provide protection, provide safety, give drivers and marriage licences.

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One power of the state is to set laws to determine when a person is of legal age to drink alcohol. The state also controls the amount that is spent on education in the K-12 setting.

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power to issue a driver,s license

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You have a right to travel.

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provide schooling and education

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to make treaties.

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