War Powers Rest with Congress by jlsmit13


									                     War Powers Rest with Congress
                          by Mario M. Cuomo
                              USA Today

1. What article of the Constitution gives Congress the power to declare war?

2. Who does the author feel actually declared war on Iraq?

3. According to the author, is it possible to end the Iraq war by legislation? Why?

4. Why are Supreme Court Justices slow to intervene in a war dispute between Congress
and the President?

5. What does the author say is the only way to bring an end to the war in Iraq?

6. According to the author, how might the war have been avoided?

7. How much pressure do you think Presidents put on Congress to pass legislation that
approves war? Do you agree with the author of this article? If so, why? If not, why?

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