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Ratifying the Constitution Signing the Constitution Delegates to the Constitutional Convention The Work Begins Writing the Constitution The Great Compromise Bill of Rights Powers of the Federal Government The Three Branches of Government Checks and Balances Amendments Women - The Right to Vote

Powers of the Federal Government

Below is a list of the powers granted by the Constitution to Congress. Print this list and choose three of the bold words you do not know or would like to learn more about. Look in a dictionary or other reference source and write a phrase or sentence telling what each one means.

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In addition to their exclusive powers, both the national government and state governments share the power of being able to: collect taxes, build roads, borrow money, establish courts, make and enforce laws, charter banks and corporations, spend money for the general welfare, and take private property for public purposes, with just compensation.

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