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The president may propose it, but it must be approved by congress before it's a formal declaration of war.

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Q: Under the Constitution Congress has the sole power to declare a war True Or False?
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What under the constitution has the sole power to declare war?


Under the constitution congress has the sole power to?

C) declare war

Who is granted the responsibility by the Constitution to declare war?

The U.S. Constitution provides that only Congress can declare war. Any military action taken in the absence of, or immediately proceeding a war declaration by Congress is unlawful under all circumstances.

Who let's the president declare war?

The President can not declare war. Only Congress can declare war, usually at the request of the President. Subject to limitations by Congress, the president can take military action. For example, the can order the bombing of foreign targets or send troops into a foreign country.

Who has the power to make war?

Under the Constitution, the US Congress has the power to declare war. The President gets around this by deploying troops as CIC.

What happens if congress has adjourned but the president wishes to declare war?

Only Congress, according to the Constitution, has the power to declare war. Under the War Powers Act the president can send troops into battle, but then he must inform Congress, within 90 days, of his action and get their approval. Presidents usually use the Commander-in-Chief power (Article II, Section 2) in the Constitution as authority to send troops into a fighting situation.

What was under the articles of confederation the power to declare war and negotiate peace?

the congress

In the US Constitution are the power to tax and the power to declare laws unconstitutional expressed powers of the Congress?

The power to tax is an expressed power of Congress and the power to declare laws unconstitutional is not. Article I, Section 8 of the Constitution is a list of Congress' powers. The first sentence of the first paragraph begins: "The Congress shall have Power To lay and collect Taxes, Duties, Inposts and Excises, . . ." The Constitution does not address the issue of declaring laws unconstitutional at all. The Supreme Court decided that judges in the federal courts had the authority to determine whether federal laws were allowable under the Constitution in 1804 in the case of Marbury vs. Madison, when they decided a law had no force or effect because it was not proper under the Constitution.

Under which article of the Constitution is Congress created?

Congress is created under the First Article of the Constitution, which is designated to provide the guidelines for the Legislature.

Who does the Constitution give the power to make rules for the armed forces?

The President is the Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces excluding the Navy (which is under the control of Congress). However, only Congress can declare war and approve of the sending of troops.

Under the U.S. Constitution who is responsible for punishing members of Congress?


Under the article of confederation who had the power to declare war and negotiate peace?

the congress