poli sci notes - commerce, undertake public works, acquire...

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CONGRESS U.S CONGRESS- first branch. most important body. only body that POSSESSES POWERS OF GOVERNANCE. Congress has vast authority over powers of force and power of money. Congress can lay and collect taxes, deal with indebtedness and bankruptcy, impose duties, borrow and coin money, and generally control the nation's purse strings. can provide for the common defense and general welfare, regulate interstate
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Unformatted text preview: commerce, undertake public works, acquire and control federal lands, promote science and useful arts, and regulate the militia. In realm of foreign policy, congress has the power to declare war, deal with piracy, regulate foreign commerce, and raise and regulate the arm armed forces and military installations. PRESIDENT MUST ALSO OBEY AND LAWS OF CONGRESS....
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