Part 4.5: State and Local Government (Answers)

Check your answers for the questions in:

Part Four: US Government

Section Five: State and Local Government

42. Under our Constitution, some powers belong to the states.  What is one power of the states?

  • provide schooling and education
  • provide protection (police)
  • provide safety (fire departments)
  • give a driver’s license
  • approve zoning and land use

43. Who is the Governor of your state now?

  •  Patrick (Pat) McCrory

44.  What is the capital of your state?

  • Raleigh, NC

Following are answers for the chart on page 91 of US Citizen, Yes! (Fill in the chart in your book with the correct answers. The local government answers are for Raleigh, NC.)

State Geography and History

1. North Carolina

2. Southern

3. Raleigh, NC

State Government

4. Patrick “Pat” McCrory

5. North Carolina House and Senate (together they are called the General Assembly)

6. Richard Burr and Kay Hagan

7. the State Supreme Court

Local Government

8. Mayor Nancy McFarlane

9. 8-member city council

10. 7-member Board of Commissioners

11. City Manager J. Russell Allen