U.S. CONSTITUTION ASSIGNMENT WORKSHEET INDEPENDENT STUDY ASSIGNMENT 1 Article I: LEGISLATIVE BRANCH ENUMERATED POWERREAL-LIFE EXAMPLE Section 8(1) The Congress shall havePower To lay and collect Taxes, Duties,Imposts and Excises, to pay the Debtsand provide for the common Defense andgeneral Welfare of the United States; butall Duties, Imposts and Excises shall beuniform throughout the United States;I believe this article explains how to allow the state to collect taxes for all governmentandnon-government employees to provide different projects including health, education and physical structure. Locallly, in 2016, the improvement and widening of Highway 25 that connects Hollister City to the neighboring city such as Gilroy, San Jose and Salinas Road. This will benefit the citizen in the next 20 years. Section 8(2) To borrow money on theCredit of the United StatesThis allows the citizens of United States both immigrant and non-immigrant to have an equal opportunity to borrow money in terms of Education, Health and bussinessthrough different Lending institutions or company depending on their eligibility.
Section 8(3) To regulate Commerce withforeign Nations, and among the severalStates, and with the Indian Tribes;The main objective is to ban the slave- trading. It includes transporting and selling of goods from nearby states. It allows the two countries respectfully exchanging the products without violating the international protocols. This economic activity should be approved by the Congress. Section 8(4) To establish a uniform Ruleof Naturalization, and uniform Laws onthe subject of Bankruptcies throughoutthe United States;All foreigner may be subjected to adopt a law of Naturalization depending on their eligibility. For an instance, a J1 teacher could apply for US Citizenship if he/she is eligiblethroughcompletingthe credentials Section 8(5) To coin Money, regulate theValue thereof, and of foreign Coin, and tofix the Standard of Weights andMeasures; The state has the power to coin money to preserve its value over the years to control the money of the United States. Section 8(6) To provide for thePunishmentofcounterfeitingtheSecurities and current Coin of the UnitedStates;An illegal activity includes fake reproduction of money. A person who will be subjected to this activity may be punished to be in prison up to 20 years.
Section 8(7) To establish Post Offices andpost Roads;Hollister City has designated Post offices in certain places to receive and send letters towards nearby places. For an instance, the teacher needs to send documents to the Commission of Elections, they will just need to drop the packets in post offices. This provides security of documents and convenience to people. Section 8(8) To promote the Progress ofScience and useful Arts, by securing forlimited Times to Authors and Inventors theexclusive Right to their respectiveWritings and Discoveries;In my workplace, we participate in different Science and Arts activities showcasing the students talents in that area. The advisers and teachers make sure that they address and recognized the authors and inventors to their works. Section 8(9) To constitute Tribunalsinferior to the Supreme Court;United States Court of Appeals is the major example. These courts have the power to appeal whatever decision made from the lower courts. Section 8(10) To define and PunishPiracies and Felonies committed on thehigh Seas, and Offences against the LawEach crime committed should have an equivalent punishment according to the International law. If a person rob a bank