War Powers Resolution (1973)

Start Free Trial

War Powers Resolution (1973) Questions and Answers

War Powers Resolution (1973)

The War Powers Act, officially named the Joint Resolution Concerning the War Powers of Congress and the President, was enacted in 1973 by the 93rd Congress of the United States. (A joint resolution...

Latest answer posted January 7, 2017 5:00 am UTC

2 educator answers

War Powers Resolution (1973)

The conflict that was mainly responsible for bringing about the passage of the War Powers Act was the Vietnam War. The act was passed in 1973, just as that war was winding down from the American...

Latest answer posted May 31, 2013 3:24 am UTC

1 educator answer

War Powers Resolution (1973)

No, the War Powers Act does not constitute a return to isolationism. It has much more to do with the idea of separation of powers than it has to do with attempting to prevent the US from getting...

Latest answer posted October 18, 2012 8:24 pm UTC

1 educator answer

War Powers Resolution (1973)

The answer is a complex one. On a level, I think that it can be seen that Congress wanted to slow down the war machine that had dominated the American Presidency after World War II. Truman,...

Latest answer posted June 21, 2013 1:48 am UTC

1 educator answer