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Unformatted text preview: . Thus, the Constitution granted Congress the power "to declare War, grant Letters of Marque and Reprisal, and make Rules concerning Captures on Land and Water" Most importantly, there was no system of checks and balances exacted under the Articles of Confederation. Government needed to be checked with state laws. In addition, different branches of government were created (Legislative, Executive, and Judicial) to prevent the government from becoming dictatorial. Thus, this enabled a centralized government to form that would not be to strong that it would infringe on peoples' rights. no checks and balances- Legislative, Executive, and Judicial changing the articles was nearly impossible Some have argued the tension between decentralized power and centralized power continues to exist. Support this argument by explaining how one of the following demonstrates the continued tension. Environmental policy Gun control Disability access Environmental policy Gun control Disability access...
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This note was uploaded on 05/15/2011 for the course ECON 101 taught by Professor Dannicatambay during the Fall '08 term at UPenn.
- Fall '08