22 terms

Government, Chapter 11

Henry Cabot Lodge
Senator who destroyed Wilson's work in Versailles
Ben Franklin
1st postmaster general
Strict Interpretation
Favors states' rights, Jefferson
Liberal/Loose Interpretation
favor broad use of expressed and implied powers, Hamilton
Expressed Powers
Act I, Section 8, Clause 1-17; 13 total, directly listed
Tax on imports
16th Amendment
1913, income tax
Direct Tax
you pay to government, distributed among states by population
Indirect Tax
on product, must be levied at same rate, not paid by you
Gibbon v. Ogden
1824, declared fed power over commerce, over ferry service in NY harbor, Ogden= state license monopoly, Gibbon= fed license
Internal Tariffs
Not allowed in US, commerce tax over state lines
Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
keep business open
Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
take everything
League of Nations
Article 10 of Treaty of Versailles, Woodrow Wilson fails to bring involvement of Congress, plans torn up by Henry Cabot Lodge
War Powers Act of 1793
Congress can restrict use of military forces in combat, needed after Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, limit war-making ability of president
Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
1967, LBJ, expanded powers of president over war, limited by War Powers Act of 1973
Federal government provides framework for all to have path to citizenship, states can modify and carry out
Last life of author + 50 years
Last 17 years, renewal possible, especially renewed by pharmaceutical companies
Seward's Folly
purchasing of Alaska, 2 cents/acre, example of power over territories
Implied Powers
Article I, Section 8, Clause 18, can only allocate power based on Clause 1-17
Non-Legislative Powers