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What is the difference between expressed power and implied power?

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05/10/2016

The Constitution gives powers to the Congress in three ways:

A: through the Expressed Powers, or clearly stated, powers.

B: through the Implied Powers, powers (powers deducted from the clearly stated powers)

C:Through the Inherent powers, those possessed by all sovereign states.

Definition: Expressed Powers-Those delegated powers of the National Government that are spelled out, expressly, in the constitution; also called the "enumerated powers"

Definition: Implied Powers-Those delegated powers of the National Government that are suggested by the expressed powers set out in the Constitution.