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"To make all Laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into Execution the foregoing Powers." U.S. Constitution Article I, Section 8 The quote above is B) a way that the powers of Congress are expanded through requesting permission from the judicial branch C) also known as the "elastic clause" because it gives Congress flexibility in the types of legislation it passes D) a way that the powers of Congress are limited because it gives the judicial branch power to eliminate laws
Weegy: Answer: C) also known as the "elastic clause" because it gives Congress flexibility in the types of legislation it passes General powers Former US general George Washington presided over the signing of the United States Constitution which [ included Alexander Hamilton, Benjamin Franklin, and James Madison. Article I of the Constitution sets forth most of the powers of Congress, which include numerous explicit powers enumerated in Section 8. Constitutional amendments have granted Congress additional powers. Congress also has implied powers derived from the Necessary and Proper Clause of the Constitution. $100,000 dollar bill. Congress has the power of the purse and it can tax citizens, spend money, and authorize the printing of currency such as this bill for $100,000. Congress has authority over financial and budgetary matters, through the enumerated power to lay and collect taxes, duties, imposts and excises, to pay the debts and provide for the common defense and general welfare of the United States. The Sixteenth Amendment, ratified in 1913, extended power of taxation to include income taxes.[1] The Constitution also grants Congress exclusively the power to appropriate funds. This power of the purse is one of Congress' primary checks on the executive branch.[1] Other powers granted to Congress include the authority to borrow money on the credit of the United States, regulate commerce with foreign nations and among the states, and coin money.[2] Generally both Senate and House have equal legislative authority although only the House may originate revenue and appropriation bills.[3] Aircraft carrier at sea. Congress authorizes defense spending to buy and maintain aircraft carriers such as the USS Bon Homme Richard. ] (More)
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The executive branch has the responsibility of creating new laws for the good of the nation interpreting laws that are questioned by states enforcing laws passed by the legislative branch determining responsibilities of the other branches
Weegy: xecutive Branch follow eNotes Home > Law and Politics > Executive Branch > Executive Branch (Checks and Balances: Three Branches of American Government) REFERENCEHOMEWORK HELP Navigate Executive Branch (West's Encyclopedia of American [ Law) Historic Roots of the Executive Branch (Checks and Balances: Three Branches of American Government) Constitutional Role of the Executive Branch (Checks and Balances: Three Branches of American Government) Changes in the Executive Branch (Checks and Balances: Three Branches of American Government) Key Positions in the Executive Branch (Checks and Balances: Three Branches of American Government) Daily Operations of the Executive Branch (Checks and Balances: Three Branches of American Government) Executive-Legislative Checks and Balances (Checks and Balances: Three Branches of American Government) Executive-Judicial Checks and Balances (Checks and Balances: Three Branches of American Government) Legislative-Executive Checks and Balances (Checks and Balances: Three Branches of American Government) Judicial-Executive Checks and Balances (Checks and Balances: Three Branches of American Government) Judicial-Executive Checks and Balances Print PDF Cite Judicial review Judicial interpretation Writs of mandamus and prohibition Appointment power Pardons and reprieves For More Information The U.S. Constitution divides the government into three branches: legislative, executive, and judicial. Generally speaking, the legislative branch, Congress, makes the nation's laws. The executive branch enforces the laws through the president and various executive offices. The judicial branch, made up of the Supreme Court and lower federal courts, decides cases that arise under the laws. This division of government is called the separation of powers. The separation of powers is supposed to prevent tyranny. Tyranny is arbitrary (random) or unfair government action that can result when one person has all the power to make, enforce, and ... (More)
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