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NATIONAL AND STATE POWERS
NATIONAL POWERS • 10 th Amendment- Establishes National powers • The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited to the States respectively, or to the people.
Expressed or Enumerated Powers • Clearly written powers in the Constitution • • Coining Money Regulating Interstate Commerce Levying and Collecting Taxes Declaring War Establishing Post Offices Making Treaties Appointing Federal Office Holders Granting Pardons
IMPLIED POWERS • Not written in the Constitution, but suggested. • Article I Sec 8 (Legislature) • To make all laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into Execution the foregoing powers and all other Powers vested by this Constitution…
Necessary and Proper • Otherwise known as the elastic clause • Gives Congress all the powers that are not expressly stated in the Constitution • Making the Constitution, flexible.
Inherent Powers • Inherent Means Naturally Occurring • • • Make treaties Regulate immigration Claim territory Wage war Create Peace
Prohibited Powers • Powers give expressly to the states • The Bill of Rights
RESERVED POWERS • Powers reserved for the states • • • Regulate Intrastate Commerce Conduct Elections Provide for Health, safety, morality Establish local GOVs Ratify amendments to Constitution Establish state militias
CONCURRENT POWERS • Powers shared by both Federal and State • • • Levy and collect taxes Borrow money Make and enforce laws Establish courts General welfare banks
Powers Denied • To both Federal and State GOVs • Titles of Nobility • Permit slavery • Deny citizens the right to vote