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Government Powers

The Federal, Shared, and State Powers

Type of PowerWhat They Can Do
Federal Powers- (Delegated) Maintain armed forces
Federal Powers- (Delegated) Admit new states
Federal Powers- (Delegated) Print money
Federal Powers- (Delegated) Regulate interstate and foreign trade
Federal Powers- (Delegated) Make treaties and conduct foreign policy
Federal Powers- (Delegated) Provide an army and navy
Federal Powers- (Delegated) Establish post offices
Federal Powers- (Delegated) Make laws necessary and proper to carry out the these powers
Shared Powers- (Concurrent) Collect taxes
Shared Powers- (Concurrent) Build roads
Shared Powers- (Concurrent) Borrow money
Shared Powers- (Concurrent) Establish courts
Shared Powers- (Concurrent) Make and enforce laws
Shared Powers- (Concurrent) Charter banks and corporations
Shared Powers- (Concurrent) Spend money for the general welfare
Shared Powers- (Concurrent) Take private property for public purposes, with just compensation
State Powers- (Reserved) Make marriage laws
State Powers- (Reserved) Issue licenses
State Powers- (Reserved) Regulate intrastate businesses
State Powers- (Reserved) Conduct elections
State Powers- (Reserved) Establish local governments
State Powers- (Reserved) Ratify amendments to the Constitution
State Powers- (Reserved) Take measures for public health and safety
State Powers- (Reserved) May exert powers the Constitution does not delegate to the national government or prohibit the states from using
Created by: Epic Piez