Enumerated Powers

Prediction

  1. What do you think enumerated powers means?

  2. Use enumerated powers in a sentence:

  3. Describe an example of enumerated powers in current events:

Fun Fact

Definition

The powers explicitly given to Congress in the Article I, Section 8 of the U.S. Constitution.

Sentence

If it's not in the Constitution, it's not an enumerated power!

Example

Donald Trump and the Overinflated Presidency

 


Questions

  1. What are three things that enumerated powers allow the Congress to do?

  2. What are two things the US Congress does that are not enumerated powers?

  3. How does the Congress get away with that?

  4. What clause allows the Congress to do more than just enumerated powers?

  5. What would your life be like if your parents enumerated all the things you are allowed to do?