The Constitution : The Separation Of Powers Clause Essay

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Answer to Question 1 (e) None of the above
The first three articles of the U.S. Constitution outline the Separation of Powers Clause. The U.S. Constitution in Article I, Section I gives legislative powers to Congress. Article II, Section I, Clause 1 of the U.S. Constitution establishes an executive branch led by a President and Vice President. Meanwhile, Article III, Section I of the U.S. Constitution creates a judicial power composed of a Supreme Court, and “inferior courts.”
Answer to Question 2 False
According to the U.S. Constitution Article II, Section 2 does not enable the President authority to issue Executive Orders. Instead, Article II, Section 2 grants the President with a number of other powers. First, the U.S. Constitution declares the President Commander in Chief of the Army and Navy of the United States. Second, under Article II, Section 2 the President has the authority to ask Executive Departments to submit an “Opinion.” Fourth, under this same article and section, the President can also appoint ambassadors, judges, etc. to the Supreme Court with the approval of Congress. Lastly, the President can make treaties with the approval of the Senate under Article II, Section 2, Clause 2.
Answer to Question 3 (d) Article I, Section 9, Clause 7
Article I, Section 9, Clause 7 of the U.S. Constitution is the Appropriations Clause. The Appropriations Clause enables Congress control over government spending. For government to spend any money it “must pass a law to…

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