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Unit 2 – The Legislative Branch of Government The 3 rd Quiz Review
What’s a subpoena?
A legal order requiring a person to appear before Congress
What is perjury?
Lying under oath
What is contempt?
Refusing to testify or comply with Congress
What is the amendment power of Congress?
The ultimate power – to change the constitution. Can suggest an amendment to the Constitution by a 2/3 vote of both houses (ratified by ¾ of state legislatures)
How does impeachment work?
The House of Representatives files impeachment charges and the trial occurs in the Senate (please notice, the Supreme Court is not mentioned at all in the process!!!)
What are expressed powers?
Also called enumerated powers, powers specifically listed within the Constitution.
Gibbons v. Ogden
First case to define the depth of Congress’s commerce power. NY gives a monopoly to steam boats traveling between NY and NJ. Supreme Court rules can only come from the Federal government
Necessary and Proper clause
Sets up the concept of implied powers, allows Congress to pass those laws necessary to carry out the enumerated powers.
Heart of Atlanta Motel v United States
Fed. Gov. uses commerce clause to uphold civil rights legislation. Ga. Motel refused to comply with Civil Rights Act of 1964 – S.C. ruled public places that accommodate across state lines = interstate commerce.
Interstate commerce is?
Any trade or persons who travel across state lines.
Who can declare war?
Only Congress (after Pearl Harbor, FDR went to Congress to ask for a declaration of war).
What’s the biggest too7 we have to limit the power of Congress?
What’s the biggest tool we have to limit the power of Congress? The Constitution and the Bill of Rights. (We could vote them out, but until the next election, it’s all we have)
Appropriations bills are?
Spending bills that originate in the House of Representatives.
Who confirms the president’s nominations for high office?
How is Congress use its investigatory power?
Using the committee system, it holds hearing, calls witnesses to testify, leads to new laws. (Watergate hearings, VA hearings on treatment of war vets)
Congress only has the powers given to it by the Constitution Many powers are denied to Congress by the Constitution › Cannot create a nation public.
CONGRESSSIONAL POWERS Chapter 6. Constitutional provisions The Founders created a strong executive to carry out the legislation of Congress. Expressed.
Development of Congressional Powers. Constitutional Powers.
The Development of Congressional Powers. Constitutional Powers Expressed or Enumerated Powers – Article I Section 8 Implied Powers – Necessary and Proper.
Section 1 Constitutional Provisions: Expressed powers:Expressed powers Article I, Section 8 of the Constitution Also called enumerated powers. Necessary.
Congressional Powers. Quick Review Expressed Powers Enumerated Powers Implied Power Necessary and Proper Clause.
Chapter 6.2 The Powers of Congress. Legislative Powers Article I, Section 8 of the Constitution lists Congress’s specific or expressed powers. Clause.
The House of Representative and The Senate
Understanding the Constitution. Article I: Legislative Branch This article spells out the powers and duties of the bicameral legislature, which consists.
Chapter 6. Article I, Section 8 Lists expressed powers, or enumerated Contains the necessary and proper clause ▪ Gives Congress implied powers ▪
Committees. 3 purposes of committees 1.Allows members of Congress to divide their work among smaller groups 2.Committees are where the work is done on.
Congressional Powers Chapter 11. I. Constitutional Powers: Article I: Framers wanted Congress to play the central role in governing the nation The task.
The Principles of the United States Constitution.
United States Government. Constitutional Provisions Article 1, Section 8 describes the power of Congress These are called the expressed powers (AKA.
Chapter 6 Section 2: The Powers of Congress
Chapter 6 Section 1 Chapter 6 Section 1. Chapter 6 Legislative Powers of Congress -Article 1, section 8, clauses expressed powers: powers listed.
Development of Congressional Powers Chapter 6. I. Constitutional Powers: Article I implies the Framers wanted Congress to play the central role in governing.
US Government. Constitutional Provisions Article 1 Section 8: Expressed Powers- enumerated powers Article 1 Section 8 Clause 18: Necessary and Proper.
Chapter 6 Notes. Constitutional Provisions The Constitution describes the legislative powers of Congress in Article 1, Section 8. These expressed powers.
Chapter 11 – Congressional Powers
THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION AND FEDERALISM UNIT 3.
The Congress Congressional Powers.
Government Ch. 6 Congressional Powers. Section 1: Constitutional Powers Expressed Powers/enumerated Expressed Powers/enumerated Necessary and Proper Clause-
Government Ch. 6 Congressional Powers.
The Structure of our Constitution Chapter 3 Section 3.
6.2 Powers of Congress Civics and Economics. Legislative Powers Article I, Section 8 includes expressed powers of Congress, these are enumerated, or clearly.
Congressional Powers Objectives: Explain both expressed and implied powers of Congress Name and describe two non-legislative powers of Congress List four.
Expressed Powers of Congress 1) The Power to Tax: in order to meet public needs, protect domestic industry, or protect public health & safety Limitations:
UNIT 2: SECTION 2 LEGISLATIVE POWER
Congressional Powers. Types of Powers Legislative or Non-Legislative Expressed or Implied Investigative Oversight.
Development of Congressional Powers Chapter 6. Constitutional Powers Sec. 1.
Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Branches
Powers of Congress Chapter types of Congressional Power Expressed powers-spelled out in the Constitution Implied powers-suggested by the Constitution;
Political Thinkers US Constitution Legislative Branch Executive Branch Judicial Branch Game design by Mary Catherine McGillvray.
Expressed Powers -Expressed, Delegated, Enumerated, Exclusive the same Congress and federal gov. only -Powers given to Congress in Article One -Examples:
5 Basic principles of the u.s. constitution
Development of Congressional Power. Constitutional Powers Provisions – Expressed Powers (Article 1 Section 8) – Necessary and Proper Clause (18 th clause.
The Powers of Congress Chapter 6 Notes.
NATIONAL AND STATE POWERS. NATIONAL POWERS 10 th Amendment- Establishes National powers The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution,
Branches of Government
The Legislative Branch. Congress Legislative Branch of National Government Established in Article I of the Constitution Devise and pass legislation (make.
UNIT 3 BELL RINGERS LEGISLATIVE BRANCH START A NEW PAGE IN YOUR NOTEBOOK.
Chapter 11 POWERS OF CONGRESS.
Expressed and Implied Powers
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH Structure, Qualifications, etc… Powers of Congress Vocabulary Checks & Balances Powers Denied How a Bill Becomes.
Powers of Congress Chapter 11. Congressional Power Expressed Powers ▫Powers of Congress spelled out in Constitution Implied Powers ▫Powers that are suggested.
US Constitution. War may only be declared by –the Congress Citizens have the right to a trial by: –Jury or Judge To have an amendment passed ____ of the.
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