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Magruder's American Government Chapter 11 vocab

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Expressed powers
Explicit in its specific wording
Implied powers
By reasonable deduction from the expressed powers
Inherent powers
By creating a national government for the us
Strict constructionists
Anti federalists
Liberal constructionists
Led the fight to adopt the constitution and favor a liberal interpretation of the constitution
Consensus
General agreement
Tax
Charge levied by govt
Direct tax
One that must be paid directly to the government by the person
Indirect tax
Paid by one person and passed to another
Deficit financing
Regularly spending More than it takes in each year
Public debt
All of the money borrowed by the government and not yet repaid
Commerce power
Power of congress to regulate interstate and foreign trade
Legal tender
Any kind of money that a creditor must by law accept as payment for debt
Bankruptcy
The proceeding in which the bankrupts assets are distributed to whom the debts are owed
Naturalization
The process through which one becomes a citizen
Copyright
Exclusive right of an author to reproduce publish and sell their creative work
Patent
Grants a person the sole right to manufacture, use, or sell an invention
Eminent domain
The inherent power to take private property for public use
Appropriates
Assigns to particular use
Necessary and proper clause
Gives congress the expressed power to make any law deemed necessary and proper
Doctrine
Principle
Successor
Replacement
Impeach
To accuse, bring charges
Acquit
Find not guilty
Prejury
Lying under oath
Subpoena
Legal order directing one to appear in court
Censure
A formal condemnation of behaviorMag
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