Analysis Of US V. Curtiss

Many people tend to wonder the actual power of the president. Is it just a title? Or is he secretly the most powerful man; much like a dictator? Well, by going back in time to specific court cases that could have swayed either way, one can easily tell that the president has more powers than everyone thinks. Many think that issues involving wars and foreign relations are solely powers given to the President, but these powers can be tested when problems occur that are not clearly stated in his job description. Through the analysis of Bas v. Tingy, Marin v. Mott, US v. Belmont, and US v. Curtiss-Wright Corporation, these powers can be clearly outlined. Bas V. Tingy began with a discrepancy over that value of lost ships on the behalf of another country. The first congressional law regarding this issue stated …show more content…
Some believe the President of the United States can make decisions regarding foreign relations without congressional approval. Yet, many believed that only the bank had said on if they were going to cooperate with the Soviet Union. Others believed it should be the decision of a Court. In the end, the recognition of the Soviet Union and all other claims were deemed dependent on one another. The agreement concluded with the fact that States cannot interfere with the inner relations of a country. U.S V. Curtiss-Wright Corporation is yet another case dealing with the Presidential powers regarding foreign relations. President Roosevelt called for an Embargo in 1963, which is a temporary stop to the trading of goods with other countries. But, disobeying Presidential orders, the Curtiss-Wright company continued to sells bombers and planes to Bolivia. The President had a Joint Resolution that disapproved of any weapon sale to Bolivia. The Curtiss-Wright Company still believed they could sell these war devices to

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