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Book: The U.S. Constitution in Five Minutes

Chapter: 10. What States Can't Do

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.43570


The supremacy clause, Congress’s enumerated powers, and the necessary and proper clause combine to make the national government supreme over the states in a wide and growing range of policy areas.

Chapter Contributors

  • Joseph L. Smith ( - jlsmith) 'University of Alabama'