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What is the power that is not given to congress by the constitution?


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2014-08-23 07:02:21
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These powers are referred to as implied powers, powers that are not explicitly granted to Congress in the U.S. Constitution. The opposite would be expressed powers.

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Congress is given this power in the Constitution.

expressly given to that body in the Constitution.

yes It is a power given to them by the U.S. Constitution

A. a power expressly given to congress by the constitution (pg 180)

Enumerated powers are powers specifically given to Congress under the Constitution. A example is: power to declare war

The United States Congress, as prescribed by Article I of the Constitution.

Congress can regulate and tax interstate commerce. The Congress is given that power in the Constitution Intrastate commerce is regulated and taxed by Congress.

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Congress has the power to punish piracy and felonies that are committed on the high seas. This power is given to them by the constitution of the United States.

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No. That is not given as one of his powers in the constitution.

Yes. This was an implied power given to Congress in Article I Section 8 of the Constitution.

They were given a several powers through the United States Constitution. The greatest power they were given is the ability to create and enforce laws.

Congress was denied some powers which were given to the President, the Judiciary or the states. These include the power to execute the laws, and the power to interpret the Constitution.

An enumerated power is a power of congress that is specifically named in the constitution and given to the national government. They allow Congress to exercise powers that the Constitution grants ans long as they have no restrictions in the Bill of Rights and other protections of the Constitution. The tenth amendment states: "The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people."

Congress is given the power to tax imports in Article I, Section 8, Clause 1 of the United States Constitution

Congress is specifically given the power by the Constitution to declare war.

The Legislative Branch (Congress), which is created and given power by Article I of the U.S. Constitution; the Executive Branch (the Presidency), which is created and given power by Article II of the U.S. Constitution; and the Judiciary Branch (Supreme Court), which is created and given power by Article III of the U.S. Constitution.

Congress is given the power to make the laws of the country. The President can propose laws but he can't pass them. Only Congress can do that.

No because in section 8 powers of congress clause 5 it says that congress has the right to coin money

The House of Representatives is the part of Congress that does not have the power to confirm candidates. The Senate is given the power through the Constitution.

This portion of the Constitution is known as the elastic clause. This clause allows for Congress to take on some powers not specifically given to them in the Constitution in extreme cases.

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