Article abstract: The U.S. Supreme Court recognizes the doctrine of implied powers, giving broad authority to the federal government over state governments.
Summary of Event
From its inception, the Constitution of 1787 has stirred controversy as to the nature of the Union that it created and the extent of federal authority. The Civil War would in 1865 settle certain outstanding questions as to the nature of the Union, but a more articulate consideration of the problem was provided by the Supreme Court of the United States in 1819 in the landmark case of...
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