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U.S. Constituion: Federal and State Powers

Identify and discuss at least one way the U.S. Constitution provide for a strong federal government while still upholding individual states rights. Please provide an example to support your discussion.
Why is the United States Constitution called â??a living documentâ?? Why is it important that the Constitution be â??a living documentâ??

Solution Summary

This solution provides information on the powers granted to the federal and state governments, including what powers are granted to the federal government and what powers are reserved for the state governments. A brief discussion of the Bill of Rights that protect basic freedoms of citizens is also incorporated into this solution. An explanation of the Constitution as a "living" document through the amendment process is detailed.