Can Congress Sub-Delegate Legislative Powers? [No. 86]
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Can Congress Sub-Delegate Legislative Powers? [No. 86]

The Constitution of the United States divides up powers of government among different institutions. It vests all legislative powers herein granted in Congress; it vests the executive power in the President and through the President and subordinates within administrative agencies. And it vests the judicial power of the United States in Federal Courts. Question is, […]

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Constitutional Principles
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Constitutional Principles

Welcome back, Government students! In Unit 1 you learned about the foundations of American government. Where we came from and how we got started here in the United States. You also learned about our first real attempt at forming a government to unify the colonies— The Articles of Confederation… As you remember, that was a […]

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President vs. Congress: Does the separation of powers still work? (1980) | ARCHIVES
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President vs. Congress: Does the separation of powers still work? (1980) | ARCHIVES

Announcer: From the nation’s capital, the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research presents Public Policy Forums, a series of programs featuring the nation’s top authorities presenting their differing views on the vital issues which confront us. Today’s topic, president vs. congress, does the separation of powers still work? John Charles Daly: Nearly 200 years […]

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How the Constitution is Organized
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How the Constitution is Organized

The Constitution is organized into three main parts; the Preamble, the Articles, and the Amendments. When it was written in 1787 it only took up several large pages, but the best way to think about its organization, is by comparing it to a book. The Preamble is like an introduction. The Articles are like chapters […]

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