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  1. article 1 section 8,( enumerated powers clause)

    congress granted power to:
    1. tax

    2. pay debts

    3.provide for the common defense and genral welfare
  2. article 1 section 8,( enumerated powers clause)
    congress granted power to:

    #part2
    1. borrow money

    2.regulate commerce with foreign countries and among the several states and with indian tribes

    3.establish immigration laws
  3. article 1 section 8,( enumerated powers clause)

    congress granted power to:

    #part3
    1. make uniform bankruptcy laws for the entire nation

    2.coin money (and regulate and value thereof)

    3.fix standard of weights and measures
  4. article 1 section 8,( enumerated powers clause)
    congress granted power to:

    #part4
    1.prohibit counterfeting of coins and securities

    2.establish post offices and post roads

    3.make laws protecting patents and copyrights
  5. article 1 section 8,( enumerated powers clause) congress granted power to:

    #5
    1. create federal courts

    2. pursue and punish pirates

    3.declare war
  6. article 1 section 8,( enumerated powers clause) congress granted power to:

    #6
    1.raise and support armies (milatary appropriations may not extend further than two years at a time)

    2.provide and maintain a navy

    3.make rules for goverment and regulation of land and naval forces
  7. article 1 section 8,( enumerated powers clause) congress granted power to:

    #7
    1.call upon the milatary to enforce federal laws,suppress insurrections, and repel invasion

    2.organize, govern, arm, and discipline the militia

    3.exercise jurisdiction over special district created for the capital

    4.exercise authority over territory owned by the federal goverment
  8. article 1 secction 9

    congress may not
    1. restrict the importation of slaves before 1808

    2.suspend habeas corpus, unless there is a threat to public saftey

    3.pass bills of attainder or ex post facto laws
  9. article 1 secction 9
    congress may not

    #2
    1.impose taxes or duties on articles exported from a state

    2.give preference to the ports of one state over those of another in regulations of commerce of revenue

    3.require vessels passing from one state to another to pay taxes to the state through which they are passing
  10. article 1 secction 9
    congress may not
    #3
    1. spend public money without an appropriation made by law

    2.spend public money withoust a regular account of the recipients and expenditures of all public funds

    3.grant titles of nobility

    4.allow any person working for the federal govermant to recieve a present wage, without permission from congress
  11. article 1 section 10

    states may not
    1. enter into treaties alliances or confederation

    2.grant letters of marque and reprisal

    3.coin money
  12. article 1 section 10
    states may not

    #2
    1.emit bills of credit

    2.make anything but gold and silver coin a tender in payment of debts

    3.pass bills of attainder
  13. article 1 section 10
    states may not

    #3
    1. make expost facto laws

    2.make laws that impair the obligation of contracts

    3.grant titles of nobility

    4.
  14. amendment 1
    congress shall make no law respecting an established religion or prohibiting the free exercise of thereof;or abriging the freedom of speech or of the press
  15. amendment 2
    a well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed
  16. amendment 3
    no soldier shall in time of peace be quarted in any house without the consebt of the owner nor in time of war but in a manner to be prescribed by law
  17. amendment 4
    the right of the people to be secure in their persons houses,papers, and effects against unreasonable searchers and seizures shall not be violated
  18. amendment 5
    no person shall be held tp answer for a capital or otherwise infamous crime
  19. amendment 6
    in all criminal prosecutions the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial
  20. amendment 7
    in suits at common law where the value in controversy shall exeed twenty dollars the right of trial by jury
  21. amendment 8
    excessive bail shall not be required nor excessive fines imposed nor cruel and unusal punishments
  22. amendment 9
    rights shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people
  23. amendment 10
    the judicial power of the united states cannot be sued by a us citizen
  24. amendment 11
    senators are elected thru popular elections
  25. amendment 12
    slavery is illegal
  26. amendment 13
    people can be in public sores
  27. amendment 14
    the right to vote cannot be denied
  28. amendment 15
    congress can pass taxes
  29. amendment 16
    only 2 senators per state
  30. amendment17
    alcohol prohibition
  31. amendment 18
    voting cannot be denied because of gender
  32. full faith and credit
    the provision in article 4 sections 1 of the constitution that states must respect the public acts laws and judicial rulings of other staes
  33. privileges and immunities clause
    the portion of article4 sec 2 the constitution states that citizens form out of state have the same legal rights as local citizens in any state

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