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Amendments that prohibited certain practices by the states?

The tenth amendment of the US Constitution prohibited certain practices by the states. This amendment stated that the states could only have powers which were not already overseen by the federal government.


What amendment says the government has only the powers that the Constitution gives it?

The Constitution Says Specifically: The Tenth amendment lists that the government only has certain powers that are listed in the constitution. The president only has the power to VETO (deny) a law or pass on a law. The other branches only have powers similar to what the president has to do. Basically the government has to pass laws for the people to follow that is all constitutional.


Which amendment guarantees rights not listed to the people and that the government should not tamper with them?

amendment 4 :)


How were states rights protected?

State rights gave the states some power to decide on certain regulations instead of giving the Federal government all the power to control all the regulations. Some people think that by giving the states some power then the federal government wont have too much power to become dictator like or monarchy and stuff like that. Or tyranny which is the use of unjust power.


What role did the sixteenth amendment play on Woodrow Wilsons efforts to regulate the economy?

The 16th amendment made a federal income tax legal. This tax soon became a major source of revenue for the federal government. By giving tax breaks to businesses and individuals for certain actions, the federal government can regulate to some degree ,at least, many facets of American life and economic activities.

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What is the penalty for breaking the first amendment law?

There isn't one. The first amendment is just a promise that the government will not take certain actions against it citizens.


What is audit and the purpose of audit?

Audit is an evaluation of a certain thing or individual. This is to determine about the situation of the inventories, expenses and also to determine the check and balances.


The principle by which the national government has certain powers while the states keep other power is known as?

The 10th Amendment


Amendments that prohibited certain practices by the states?

The tenth amendment of the US Constitution prohibited certain practices by the states. This amendment stated that the states could only have powers which were not already overseen by the federal government.


Meaning of the nine amendment?

The 9th Amendment states that the enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people. In other words, the 9th Amendment emphasizes the Founding Fathers view that powers of government are limited by the rights of the people. The Constitution did not intend, by expressly guaranteeing certain rights of the people, to grand the government unlimited power to invade other rights of the people.


What amendment kept certain powers for the states?

All powers not specifically established for the federal government are set aside for the states.


What does the 9th amendment mean-?

The 9th Amendment states that the enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people. In other words, the 9th Amendment emphasizes the Founding Fathers view that powers of government are limited by the rights of the people. The Constitution did not intend, by expressly guaranteeing certain rights of the people, to grand the government unlimited power to invade other rights of the people.


What amendment gives accused people certain rights?

The 6th amendment gives people accused of crimes certain rights.


Do the govenment provide grants for roof repairs?

You can obtain government grants to have your roof repaired in certain cities, counties and municipalities, check with your local government office to determine if they can help you.


What amendment says the government has only the powers that the Constitution gives it?

The Constitution Says Specifically: The Tenth amendment lists that the government only has certain powers that are listed in the constitution. The president only has the power to VETO (deny) a law or pass on a law. The other branches only have powers similar to what the president has to do. Basically the government has to pass laws for the people to follow that is all constitutional.


Which amendment guarantees rights not listed to the people and that the government should not tamper with them?

amendment 4 :)


What is the purpose of the final two amendment in the bill of right?

9. Citizens have rights that aren't listed within the Constitution. 10. Licensing, certification, and local issues will be delegated to the state governments. The idea is to delegate some power away from the federal government. The tenth amendment delegates certain powers to the state governments. The ninth amendment delegates certain, broad powers to each individual citizen.