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 Ratification of the Constitution Indexes | Index to Volume 17: Commentaries on the Constitution (5), 1 April – 9 May 1788 | C |  Congress under Constitution, Debate over Powers of

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– special sessions and adjournments of [1 reference]

– establishes precedent for separation of powers [1 reference]

– defense of control over military [1 reference]

– defense of power over finances [1 reference]

– restrictions on prohibiting slave trade [2 references]

– defense of right to regulate elections [1 reference]

– criticism of right to regulate federal elections [3 references]

– danger of purse and sword together [3 references]

– too much power given to [5 references]

– can override veto [1 reference]

– objection to setting own salaries [2 references]

– and first federal elections [2 references]

– members of ineligible for other offices [7 references]

– proposed amendment concerning passage of commercial acts [1 reference]

– attendance in [1 reference]

– undefined powers given to [2 references]

– need for recall provision as a check on [1 reference]

– will be responsible for impeachments [1 reference]

– will create positions to be filled by officeholders [1 reference]

– should have power to appoint some officers [1 reference]

– and presidential succession [1 reference]

– and creation of inferior courts [1 reference]

– prediction it will meet in 1788 [1 reference]

– restraints on [1 subentry]

See Also

See also Bicameralism

See also Checks and balances

See also General welfare clause

See also House of Representatives, U.S.

See also Necessary and proper clause

See also Reserved powers

See also Senate, U.S.

See also Separation of powers

See also Supremacy clause

See also Taxation