Chapter 2 Definitions

Chapter 2 Definitions - Chapter 2 Definitions *delegated...

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Chapter 2 Definitions *delegated powers- powers given especially to the national government and listed in the Constitution *implied powers- powers inferred from the express powers that allow Congress to carry out functions *necessary and proper clause- the clause in the Constitution (Article I, Section 8, Clause 3) setting forth the implied powers of Congress. It states that Congress, in addition to its express powers, had the right to make all laws necessary and proper to carry out all powers the Constitution vests in the national government. *Express Powers- powers that the Constitution specifically grants the one of the branches of the national government. *Inherent powers- the powers of the national government in foreign affairs that the Supreme Court has declared do not depend on constitutional grants but rather grow out of the very existence of the national government *commerce clause- the clause in the Constitution (Article 1, Section 8, Clause 3) that gives Congress the power to regulate all business activities that cross state lines or affect
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2011 for the course POLS 110 taught by Professor Davis during the Spring '10 term at Saint Louis.

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