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The act of spending more than is taken in during the year and borrowing money to Make up the difference

Deficit financing

2

The distribution o a bankrupt individual or company's assets among those to whom a debt is owed

Bankruptcy

3

Any kind of money that must be accepted by law in payment for debts

Legal tender

4

All of the money borrowed by the federal gov'n over the years and not yet repaid

Public debt

5

The exclusive right of an author to reproduce, publish, and sell his or her creative work

Copyright

6

A grant of sole right to manufacture, use, or sell any new and useful process or machine for up to 20 years

Patent

7

A part of US that is not a state and has it's own system of govern

Territory

8

The govern's inherent power to take private property for public use

Eminent domain

9

The process by Which citizens of one country become citizens of another country

Naturalization

10

A replacement chosen to fill a vacancy

Successor

11

To accuse, or bring charges against

Impeach

12

To find not guilty

Acquit

13

Lying under oath

Perjury

14

A formal condemnation of a person's behavior

Censure

15

A legal order directing someone to appear before a committee or court

Subpoena

16

Those powers given to Congress expressly in the Constitution

Expressed powers

17

Those powers considered necessary for Congress to have in order to carry out it's expressed powers

Implied powers

18

Those powers gained by Congress as the result of it's status as part of the national govern

Inherent powers

19

The power of Congress to regulate interstate and foreign trade

Commerce powers

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A charge levied by govern on persons or property to raise money to meet public needs

Tax