Under our Constitution, some powers belong to the federal government. What is one power of the federal government?

The powers of the United States government are listed in the Constitution. It has the power to declare war. The president can ask Congress for a declaration of war. In 1941, President Roosevelt asked Congress to declare war. Congress voted to declare war.The United States entered World War II. The federal government also has the power to print money, create an army, and make treaties.

Words in bold are English words you may not know. You can learn these words in the Word List.

Question Asked in Exam :

Name one power of the federal government?

Correct answers (choose one):

  • to print money
  • to declare war
  • to create an army
  • to make treaties
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