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Powers Of Congress
Powers Of Congress
Powers Of Congress
Powers Of Congress
Powers Of Congress
Powers Of Congress
Powers Of Congress
Powers Of Congress
Powers Of Congress
Powers Of Congress
Powers Of Congress
Powers Of Congress
Powers Of Congress
Powers Of Congress
Powers Of Congress
Powers Of Congress
Powers Of Congress
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Powers Of Congress
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  • 1. The Preamble
    • … form a more perfect union
    • … establish justice
    • … insure domestic tranquility
    • … provide for the common defense
    • … promote the general welfare
    • … secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and to our posterity
  • 2. Congress Article I. Section 8 clause 1-18 Section 9 clause 1-8 Section 10 clause 1-3
  • 3. Powers of Congress
    • Clause 1
    • Tax and spend tax money
    • For the greater good
    • -national defense
    • -general welfare of the people
  • 4. Powers of Congress
    • Borrow money
    • Selling bonds
    Clause 2
  • 5. Powers of Congress
    • Regulate foreign and interstate trade
    • Trade between 2 or more states
    Clause 3
  • 6. Powers of Congress
    • Naturalization
    • Bankruptcy
    Clause 4
  • 7. Powers of Congress
    • Regulate the value of money
    • Weights and Measures
    Clause 5
  • 8. Powers of Congress Clause 6 Punish Counterfeiting
  • 9. Power of Congress
    • Clause 7
    • Postal Service
    • Aids expansion
  • 10. Clause 8
    • Patents and Copyrights
    Napster
  • 11. Powers of Congress
    • Establish Courts Inferior to the Supreme Court
    Clause 9
  • 12. Power of Congress
    • Pirates
    • Punished robbing at sea
    Clause 10
  • 13. Powers of Congress
    • Congress declares War
    Clause 11
  • 14. Powers of Congress
    • 12-Raise an Army
    • 13-Raise a Navy
    • 14-Rules of Military
    Clause 12-14
  • 15. Powers of Congress
    • Militia “National Guard”
    • Put down insurrections
    Clause 15
  • 16. Powers of Congress
    • Rules for the Militia
    Clause 16
  • 17. Powers of Congress
    • Congress controls the District of Columbia—10 mile radius around the capital (Washington D.C)
    Clause 17
  • 18. Powers of Congress
    • Elastic clause
    • Implied Powers
    • “ Necessary and Proper Clause”
    VERY IMPORTANT Clause 18 *
  • 19. Powers of Congress
    • Implied Powers/Elastic Clause/Necessary and Proper Clause
    • The framers could not anticipate every power Congress would need so they came up with the implied powers.
    • Powers assumed by Congress under the Constitution even though the document does not state them
  • 20. Powers of Congress
    • Enumerated (or Delegated) Powers
    • Powers that are directly stated in the Constitution
  • 21. Denied Powers of Congress + State
    • Section 9 Denied Powers of Congress
    • Section 10 Denied Powers of States
  • 22. Denied Powers of Congress + State
    • No unlawful imprisonment
    • Ex Post Facto Law
    • No tax on exports
    • No trade laws which favor certain states
    • Does not control Intrastate Trade
    • Can not make treaties
    • Ex Post Facto Law
    • Can not coin money
    • No tax on imports/exports
    • No army
    • Does not control Interstate Trade
    Congress States
  • 23. Denied Powers of Congress
    • Ex Post Facto Law
    • Punishes an act which was not illegal when it was committed
    • Intrastate Trade
    • Trade within a state
    • Congress does not have the power to interfere
  • 24. Denied Powers of the States
    • No Treaties
    • The states can not make treaties with states or foreign nations
    • This prevents the states from acting as individual nations
    • Interstate Trade
    • Trade between 2 or more states
    • States can not interfere
    • Under the Articles there were too many problems with states and trade
  • 25. Food for Thought
    • Federalism -Centralizes Governmental power
    • -A system that decentralizes political power
    • -Dividing it between the national government and state governments

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