Test Your Knowledge-Federalism Directions: Read each statement. Determine if the state government or national government would have the power. If both governments have power, write “Both”. Write your answer in the space provided. 1.__________________________Citizens in Western Loudoun want to submit a petition to form an independent county called Catoctin County. 2. _________________________If a new county is created, a new school district would have to be created to manage all the schools west of Leesburg. 3. _________________________Mr. Campbell decides he is tired of being held down by the “the man” decides to stop obeying laws. 4. _________________________The residents of Sterling would like another post office. 5. _________________________The residents of Sterling would like a new DMV facility (Department of Motor Vehicles) to handle the wave of qualified students seeking learner’s permits. 6. _________________________In November of 2008, citizens across the United States will vote for a President. 7. _________________________The United States stops trading with Cuba after Fidel Castro takes over and Cuba becomes a communist country. 8. _________________________Local leaders in California, New Mexico, and Arizona ask for a law that will give amnesty to all immigrants living in those states. 9. _________________________The US Air Force is created even though the Constitution does not mention the right for the government to create it. 10. _________________________Additional courts are needed to prosecute rebels like Mr. Campbell who keep breaking the laws. 11. _________________________Mrs. Fennimore cannot afford a Lamborghini because every other week when she gets her paycheck the government has taken all her money. She will have to settle for a Cadillac Escalade. 12. _________________________Keeping citizens safe.