22 powers of congress

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22 powers of congress

  1. 1. Limited Government-Article One-Congress is given certain powers -defined in Article 1 of the Constitution-Congress is denied certain powers -defined in Article 1
  2. 2. Expressed Powers-Expressed, Delegated, Enumerated, Exclusive are all the same-Powers given to Congress in Article One-Examples:
  3. 3. Expressed Powers-Expressed, Delegated, Enumerated, Exclusive are all the same-Powers given to Congress in Article One-Examples:
  4. 4. Implied Powers-Powers given to Congress by the Necessary and Proper Clause-Interpretation of the ConstitutionExamples:
  5. 5. Additional Powers-Power to Investigate-Power to Propose Amendments-Power to Impeach
  6. 6. Additional Powers-Power to Investigate-Power to Propose Amendments-Power to Impeach
  7. 7. Powers of the House-Must start all Appropriation Bills -”power of the purse”-- Power of the House whereby all revenue producing bills must be introduced in the House of Representatives-Picks President if no winner in Electoral College-Begins the Impeachment Process
  8. 8. Powers of the Senate-Approves Presidential Appointments-Approves all Treaties-Acts as jury in Impeachment cases
  9. 9. Other Limits-10th Amendment-Checks and Balances System-Two Party System

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