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.