CH 11.2 & 11.3 Expressed Powers of Congress. The Power to Tax. Tax - a charge levied by government on persons or property to meet public needs. The Constitution gives Congress the power to tax in order to meet public needs, protect domestic industry, or protect public health and safety.
Tax- a charge levied by government on persons or property to meet public needs
The Outstanding Public Debt as of 31 Mar 2008 at 08:26:00 PM GMT is:$9,418,412,310,192.11
The estimated population of the United States is 303,722,820so each citizen's share of this debt is $31,009.89.
The Postal Power
Copyright- the exclusive right of an author to reproduce, publish, and sell his or her creative work.
Patent- grants a person the sole right to manufacture, use, or sell “any new and useful art, machine, manufacture, or composition of matter, or any new and useful improvement thereof.”