Essay On War Power Act

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The War Power Act was an American Emergency law that increase federal power during World War II. It was signed by President Franklin and was put into law on December 18, 1941. The War Power Act has increased the President’s war making power more than anyone could 've imagined. The War power Act was created for the very opposite, it was created to decrease the President Power, congress felt that the president have too much power when it came down to declaring war. Therefore, congress passed the War Powers Resolution back in 1971 in an attempt to rein in some of the president’s claimed power. But instead of taking power away from the President, The War Power Act gave the President power to declare war, sent out soldiers into battle, invade any country he wants, but as long as he notifies congress within the 48 hours of doing so. Upon review Congress has the right weather to agree or disagree with the act of war the President has declare. If congress disagrees with the war the President must remove all soldiers from combat within 60 days and a 30 day withdrawal period. A declaration of war is a formal declaration issued by a national government indicating that a state of war exists between that…show more content…
I feel the same way, I still believe that the United States should get rid of the School Of the Americans, we should also stop invading smaller country and assassinating their leader. There is so much hate from other countries tours the United States. Back then I never knew why so many other countries hated us but after learning more about the War Power Act, and reading about how many countries the U.S has invaded, is no wonder why we are hated around the world. When you have the U.S. invading Countries like Iraq, Nicaragua, Angola, Cuba and Vietnam, without the Congress makes you believe that the War Power Act gives to much power to one
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